Evan Allen is an investigative reporter on the Globe's Narratives and Quick Strike investigative teams. She began freelancing for the Globe in 2011 and joined the staff in 2013. She has covered police, breaking news, and major events including the Boston Marathon bombings. She was part of a team that won the 2021 Pulitzer Prize for Investigative Reporting for a series about dangerous drivers. She has won first place awards from the Society for Features Journalism, and was part of a team that won a national Edward R. Murrow Award for coverage of the pandemic. She was a finalist for the Livingston and Goldsmith awards, and her work has been published in The Best American Newspaper Narratives. She grew up in Quincy, Mass., where she still lives, and graduated from Emerson College.