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Chad Finn



Chad Finn is a sports and sports media columnist. He is the editor of “The Boston Globe Story of the Red Sox” and the upcoming “The Boston Globe Story of the Celtics,’’ which will be published by Black Dog & Leventhal in October 2024. He joined the Globe from the Concord Monitor in New Hampshire in 2003 as a sports copy editor and page designer before moving to the writing side and taking over the sports media beat in 2009. He has won multiple Associated Press Sports Editors awards, including for a multimedia project in 2018 on LeBron James’s time in NBA summer league in Boston. His favorite projects have included an oral history of Larry Bird’s 60-point game and a profile of former Red Sox pitcher and broadcaster Dennis Eckersley for the Globe Magazine. He has had stories selected for the notables section of “The Year’s Best Sports Writing” anthologies in 2022 (a look back at “Wide World of Sports”) and 2023 (on the end of his daughter’s high school sports career). From 2020-22 he was named Favorite Sports Writer in Boston in the annual Channel Media Market and Research Poll, and was named Most Trusted in ‘22. He is a Maine native who got his first big break covering the 42-1-2 national champion University of Maine hockey team as a student in 1993.