Linda Matchan

A feature writer and video producer, Matchan has a special interest in the arts and international travel. She is also a documentary filmmaker who has received grants from the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting and the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Latest stories

Jan Cellucci continues to fight against ALS

By Linda Matchan , Globe Staff

After losing her husband Paul Cellucci to ALS, Jan Cellucci carries on his work -- raising money for research and a cure.

Somerville Theatre celebrates its 100th birthday

By Linda Matchan , Globe Staff

The milestone is no small accomplishment, coming at a time when many cinemas have struggled to stay afloat.

Suicide-attempt survivors go public in hope of aiding many at risk

By Linda Matchan , Globe Staff

The hope is that a higher profile will help break the silence surrounding suicide, and encourage those at risk to get help.

As suicide is discussed more openly, language adjusts

By Linda Matchan , Globe Staff

Suicide prevention advocates say it’s important to choose words carefully to prevent further stigmatizing those who have attempted suicide or lost a loved one.