John R. Ellement is an on-line journalist with 30 years of experience covering breaking news and who continues to report on criminal justice issues in Massachusetts, his primary area of expertise at bostonglobe.com. He was part of the Globe’s coverage of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing, which was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for breaking news coverage in 2014. He has worked as the Globe’s primary state court reporter and covered the Boston police in the 1990s.
He frequently writes the Home Of The Week feature for the Globe’s Address section and boston.com/realestate. He is a graduate of Northeastern University and has taught journalism courses at Boston University’s College of Communication.