Jenna Russell

A Globe reporter since 2000, Russell covered higher education for three years and spent three years as the paper’s roving regional reporter. In 2010, she worked on a series of stories about childhood bullying that won a Dart Award, for excellence in coverage of trauma, from Columbia Journalism School.

Latest stories

Man sentenced to 6 to 9 years in prison for 2007 double fatal hit-and-run in Saugus

By , Globe Staff

Michael S. Tranchita Jr., 35, eluded investigators for six years.

A bridge to somewhere: Tales of Thanksgiving

, Globe Staff

On a Wednesday in October, the tumbledown Long Island bridge was closed. And the lives of the homeless and addicts who sought refuge and recovery there were thrust into disarray. This was their first Thanksgiving off the island. Here are four portraits, of those seeking help, and those who give it.


Helping our daughters see the possibilities

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The language we use and the examples girls see have a big impact on their career choice.

Walsh says ISIS threat calls for citizen vigilance

By , Globe Staff

Mayor Walsh said urban leaders and citizens alike must be on guard against violent extremists who may be working alone.