Reporter

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

Electrical contractor challenges labor pact for GE’s new HQ

By Jon Chesto , Globe Staff

A nonunion contractor has threatened a lawsuit over the company’s decision to use a project labor agreement at the site.

Talking Points

Tech execs aren’t being neutral on net neutrality

By Jon Chesto , Globe Staff

If net neutrality ends, to some tech executives it might be the most disliked Trump administration maneuver yet.

Eversource sends cease-and-desist letter to environmental group

By Jon Chesto , Globe Staff

The utility told the Environmental Defense Fund to stop making or publishing misleading statements about a recent report it had posted online.

Talking Points

Gatehouse’s purchase of Herald is a big move into Boston

By Jon Chesto , Globe Staff

Boston Herald publisher Pat Purcell says he tried every trick he could to keep his beloved newspaper solvent.