Sacha Pfeiffer

Pfeiffer is a reporter covering nonprofits, philanthropy and wealth, and was on the Spotlight investigative team that won the 2003 Pulitzer Prize for Public Service for its stories on clergy sex abuse. She has also been a senior reporter and host of All Things Considered and Radio Boston at WBUR, Boston’s NPR station, and a host of NPR’s nationally syndicated On Point and Here & Now. At WBUR she won a national Edward R. Murrow Award for broadcast reporting. Pfeiffer was a John S. Knight journalism fellow at Stanford University and co-authored Betrayal: The Crisis in the Catholic Church.

Latest stories

Boston Medical Center picks ex-Obama drug czar to run opioid center

By , Globe Staff

Michael Botticelli, a former director of national drug control policy, will lead Boston Medical Center’s Grayken Center for Addiction Medicine.

A charitable gift, a divorce, an angry ex-wife: WPI faces lawsuit over donation

By , Globe Staff

Worcester Polytechnic Institute has been sued by its largest donor’s ex-wife.

Pretending your pet is a service animal? That could soon be illegal

By , Globe Staff

To fight the growing problem of fake service dogs, a proposed bill would make it illegal to misrepresent a pet as a service animal in Mass.


MassChallenge goes (even more) global


The nonprofit startup accelerator is shifting into a higher gear as it prepares for a national expansion, with a goal of having 12 hubs by the end of 2020.