Digital Journalist

John R. Ellement

John R. Ellement is an on-line journalist with 30 years of experience covering breaking news and who continues to report on criminal justice issues in Massachusetts, his primary area of expertise at He was part of the Globe’s coverage of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing, which was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for breaking news coverage in 2014. He has worked as the Globe’s primary state court reporter and covered the Boston police in the 1990s.

He frequently writes the Home Of The Week feature for the Globe’s Address section and He is a graduate of Northeastern University and has taught journalism courses at Boston University’s College of Communication.

Latest stories

Victim of deadly cougar attack had Boston ties

By , Globe Staff

The bicyclist attacked and killed by a cougar while riding a bike in the Seattle area had attended a doctoral program at Boston University.

Father of Braintree elementary school student charged with bringing firearm into school

By , Globe Staff

The father of a Braintree elementary school student is heading to court Monday.

A bright and shiny start to the work week

By , Globe Staff

Temperatures in Greater Boston will crawl steadily upward until they peak in the high 70s Monday.

Home of the week: Winthrop home may have been resort cottage

By , Globe Staff

The three-bedroom home is on the market for $549,900. Search for more listings in the area at