Associate Editor and Columnist

Joan Vennochi

Joan Vennochi started at the Boston Globe as a researcher on the Spotlight Team and shared in a Pulitzer Prize for a series on the MBTA. Since then, she has covered city, state and national politics; created a business column that explored the intersection of business and politics; and now writes for the Op-ed page. As a member of the Globe editorial board, she also helps formulate and write editorials. She is a graduate of Boston University and Suffolk Law School.

Latest stories

JOAN VENNOCHI

Time for a revolution, MBTA riders

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Shouldn’t T riders want more? And shouldn’t the governor, who is wooing Amazon and its 50,000 workers?

JOAN VENNOCHI

Mayor Walsh should tell us more about his big idea for Long Island

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The mayor promised public dialogue on the future of Long Island.

JOAN VENNOCHI

For Mayor Walsh, a clash of values over the homeless

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It’s no secret who usually has the power to persuade City Hall.

JOAN VENNOCHI

In Boston, is there life after challenging the mayor — and losing?

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How do you measure the state of Boston politics? By whether someone can defy the mayor and live to tell about it.