Associate Editor and Columnist

Joan Vennochi

Joan Vennochi started at the Boston Globe as a researcher on the Spotlight Team and shared in a Pulitzer Prize for a series on the MBTA. Since then, she has covered city, state and national politics; created a business column that explored the intersection of business and politics; and now writes for the Op-ed page. As a member of the Globe editorial board, she also helps formulate and write editorials. She is a graduate of Boston University and Suffolk Law School.

Latest stories

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Barbara Bush: Devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and CEO

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The former first lady led her family with love, and played political hardball when necessary.

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He’s right about Trump, but James Comey still needs to be honest about himself

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Comey worried how he would look to partisans on both sides of the bitter 2016 election.

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Chappaquiddick and the circle of complicity

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Ted Kennedy was responsible for his own actions. But the circle of accountability for accepting them is wide.

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Purchase of Mount Ida is an insult to UMass Boston

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The message to UMass Boston couldn’t be louder: Your needs are expendable.