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

Senate committee calls for ban on surgeons conducting simultaneous operations

By and , Globe Staff

Controversy over surgeons “running two rooms” has roiled Massachusetts General Hospital and spurred a national debate.

Private schools, painful secrets

Educators accused of sexual misconduct often find new posts

By , Bella English, and , Globe Staff

The Spotlight Team identified 31 private school educators who found work at other schools or other settings with children after accusations of sexual misconduct.

Alumni are boycotting a Phillips Exeter probe

By , Globe Staff

More than 40 alumni, including graduates who say they were sexually assaulted, are calling the investigation a “trustee-controlled” review.

Minister in bread ‘penance’ case allegedly had role in other cases

By , Globe Staff

The minister at the center of a controversial 2015 sex abuse case at Phillips Exeter was allegedly involved in mishandling two other cases.