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Maeve Lawler



Maeve Lawler wass the 2023 nightside co-op on The Globe’s City/Express Desk. She is pursuing a journalism degree at Emerson College, with minors in publishing and political science. She served as the deputy enterprise editor and bureau chief of the student newspaper, The Berkeley Beacon. Maeve also wrote for The Somerville Times and Jamaica Plain News as an intern. She primarily covered local politics for both news outlets. As an editor for The Berkeley Beacon, Maeve edited stories for online and weekly print editions. She continued to write about breaking news on Emerson’s campus and picked up a Boston transportation beat. During her semester abroad at Emerson’s campus in the Netherlands, she served as The Berkeley Beacon’s bureau chief. In this role, she was a liaison between the Boston and European campuses, while writing news, living arts, and opinion pieces. Now as a co-op, she spends her nights writing everything from breaking news across the state to feel-good feature stories. Maeve is most experienced in breaking news reporting. Upon graduating in December 2024, she hopes to land a full-time reporting position at a metro news outlet. She is a member of Emerson’s Dean’s List and the college’s academic honor society. Maeve currently lives in Boston. She grew up on the South Shore and has lived in the north of England and Ohio.