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Matt Pepin

Sports Editor


Matt Pepin has been the Boston Globe’s sports editor since 2018. He oversees a staff of reporters, producers, and editors in the creation and presentation of Globe sports content across a range of platforms, including BostonGlobe.com and the Globe newspaper.

Prior to becoming sports editor, He was digital sports editor at both BostonGlobe.com and Boston.com. His previous career stops include sports editor of Varsity845.com and the Times Herald-Record in Middletown, NY; sports editor at the both the New Haven Register and the Torrington Register Citizen in Connecticut; and greenskeeper at Chanticlair Golf Course in Connecticut.

Since 2009, he has been part of the Globe’s award-winning coverage of multiple championships by Boston teams - particularly the Boston Red Sox, New England Patriots, Boston Celtics, and Boston Bruins - and worked on investigations and major national and international sports events, including the Boston Marathon and the 2013 Marathon bombing, the Olympics, World Cups, and all levels of golf.

Pepin has served as editor or editorial advisor for a number of books, including “Patrice Bergeron: From Kid to Captain”; “The Boston Globe Story of the Red Sox”; “30 Years in a White Haze” by Dan Egan and Eric Wilbur; and “Tales of Censlasia” by Kate Cassidy and Catherine Criscuola.

He has gone skiing a lot, especially in New England, and written about it for multiple publications. Pepin holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Eastern Connecticut State University.