Jon Chesto

Jon Chesto covers the leaders who shape Boston’s business community. He has been reporting on business and politics in New England for the past two decades. Before joining the Globe, he was managing editor at the Boston Business Journal. Prior to that role, he was the business editor at The Patriot Ledger in Quincy. His weekly Ledger column, “Mass. Market,” won several national awards with the Society of American Business Editors and Writers. A graduate of Wesleyan University and Columbia’s Graduate School of Journalism, he has also worked as a business reporter at the Boston Herald and as a political reporter with Ottaway Newspapers.

Latest stories

Legislative session comes to a close without action on noncompete reforms

By Jon Chesto , Globe Staff

With two weeks of formal legislative sessions remaining for the year, time has apparently run out on efforts to limit noncompete agreements in Massachusetts.

Mass. lawmakers wrap up work on energy legislation

By Jon Chesto , Globe Staff

It looks like Massachusetts will get another energy bill after all.

Gaming Commission drags Wynn Resorts into legal dispute with former Everett property owners

By Jon Chesto , Globe Staff

The Massachusetts Gaming Commission expects to win this lawsuit. But with millions of dollars at stake, the agency is hedging its bets.

New Dunkin’ CEO charts a path for growth

By Jon Chesto , Globe Staff

Someone new will be in charge of ensuring more of America runs on Dunkin’.