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.

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JOAN VENNOCHI

In Kraft case, prosecutors won something, too

By , Globe Columnist

Because Kraft was caught in this sting, it threw a bright light on issues that would be otherwise ignored in a sweep netting more ordinary johns.

JOAN VENNOCHI

Casino for sale because Matt Maddox is mad at Massachusetts?

By , Globe Columnist

Are Massachusetts eccentricities really enough to drive Maddox’s desire to dump the casino? My bet: It’s also worry about the numbers.

JOAN VENNOCHI

Time for Charlie Baker’s Teflon to melt on State Police scandal

By , Globe Columnist

Baker’s ongoing escape from accountability regarding this and other state agency problems remains one of the true mysteries of Massachusetts politics.

JOAN VENNOCHI

Walsh should push for later last call beyond Encore

By , Globe Columnist

The state-mandated 2 a.m. closing time should be extended for everyone.