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

Spotlight Follow-Up

State acts on simultaneous surgeries

By and , Globe Staff

The move comes in the wake of a series of reports by the Globe Spotlight Team about double-booked operations.


Concurrent surgeries come under new scrutiny

By , and , Globe Staff

Following controversy at MGH, the world’s largest surgeons’ group is considering new guidelines for overlapping surgery.


Should a surgeon run two operations at once?

By , , Liz Kowalcyzk and , Globe Staff

It is the root question in a battle pitting a star surgeon against a great hospital, MGH, and the conflict has put careers and reputations at risk.

No charges in 2013 fire that killed BU student

By , and , Globe Staff

Prosecutors will not to bring criminal charges against the woman who owned the Allston house where Binland Lee died.