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.

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Read the text messages at the center of the ESPN harassment complaint

By , Globe Staff

The texts were sent between longtime anchor John Buccigross and Adrienne Lawrence, a former employee who filed a sexual harassment complaint this summer.

At ESPN, the problems for women run deep

By , Globe Staff

The unforgiving culture at the sports media behemoth has led some women to feel pressured to hide pregnancies or take short maternity leaves. One anchor even did her scheduled broadcast while she was having a miscarriage.


Star surgeon is scrutinized on concurrent procedures

By and , Globe Staff

New York authorities are probing how a famed prostate specialist manages his vast patient load.


Phillips Exeter still reeling from sexual abuse claims

By , Globe Staff

One of the nation’s top prep schools has contended with further revelations in the last nine months.