Digital Journalist

John R. Ellement

John R. Ellement is an on-line journalist with 30 years of experience covering breaking news and who continues to report on criminal justice issues in Massachusetts, his primary area of expertise at He was part of the Globe’s coverage of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing, which was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for breaking news coverage in 2014. He has worked as the Globe’s primary state court reporter and covered the Boston police in the 1990s.

He frequently writes the Home Of The Week feature for the Globe’s Address section and He is a graduate of Northeastern University and has taught journalism courses at Boston University’s College of Communication.

Latest stories

Buffer of insulation between unit walls bolsters soundproofing at new Quincy condos

By , Globe Staff

The development is less than a 10-minute walk to the Red Line and the commuter rail.

Former Attleboro police sergeant admits to child pornography-related charge

By , Globe Staff

A former Attleboro police sergeant posted an ad asking people to “perv on your daughter” and send him photographs of their child.

Forecasters warn of messy weather Friday

By , Globe Staff

Showers are expected to arrive in Greater Boston around 8 a.m. and persist into the afternoon, and possibly longer.

Double shooting in Brockton leaves 1 man dead

By , Globe Staff

One man was killed and a second man was wounded during a double shooting in Brockton Thursday night.