Deputy News Editor

Andrew Caffrey

Andrew Caffrey is Deputy Editor of the News and Features Department. He has been a journalist for three decades, and has covered everything from presidential campaigns, to stock market crashes to NBA playoffs. He previously served as the Globe’s Deputy Business Editor, was a financial reporter here and at the Wall Street Journal. He also spent 12 years in public radio, covering politics for WBUR and then serving as the station’s managing editor.

Latest stories


Opponents of medical device tax trying to slow its effects

By Erin Mershon , STAT

After a two-year hiatus, the 2.3 percent excise tax will return on Jan. 1, although lobbyists and manufacturer groups are aiming to delay or limit the tax.


FDA approves Foundation Medicine’s cancer gene test


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As running booms in China, marathoners look to Boston

By Jessica Meyers , Globe Correspondent

Running is booming in China with the growth of a consumer class, and the Boston Marathon serves as an inspiration.


Facing deadlines, drug makers move to beef up defenses against counterfeit medications

By Jonathan Wosen , STAT

A FedEx-like track-and-trace system mandated by Congress is being phased in to protect the public against fakes.