Jenn Abelson

Jenn Abelson is an investigative reporter for the Boston Globe’s Spotlight Team. She joined the Globe in 2001 and recently covered the retail and restaurant sectors. Abelson spent about two years investigating fraud in the seafood industry for the series “Fishy Business.” A graduate of Cornell University, Abelson was a 2012 finalist for the Livingston Award for journalists under 35.

Latest stories

Bump in the road

Up a creek in so many ways in Belize

By , Globe Staff

It's difficult to paddle the Lodge at Chaa Creek because a traveler needs to row upstream for six miles from San Ignacio.

Colleges in Boston required to release off-campus addresses

By , Globe Staff

The move is intended to fight chronic overcrowding and protect the health and safety of thousands of students.

Family of BU student killed in fire prepares lawsuit

By , Globe Staff

The complaint accuses the landlord and brokers of renting an illegal apartment with insufficient exits and a faulty fire alarm.

Spotlight Follow-up

Oft-cited landlord facing bias review

By and , Globe Staff

The state is investigating an allegation that a company owned by Anwar Faisal refused to rent to a student because she was from India.