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

Beautiful wood cabinets set tone for restoration of Dorchester Victorian

By , Globe Staff

The home still has several original details, including the newel posts, oak entry door, pocket doors, and oak flooring.

Weymouth man shot in Quincy

By , Globe Staff

Quincy police do not believe the shooting, which occurred early Friday, was random.

35-year sentence sought for N.E. Compounding Center boss

By , Globe Staff

“If there ever was a fraud case that deserves the greatest punishment allowable, this is it,’’ federal prosecutors wrote in court papers.

Lawrence woman, 19, identified as person found in Braintree hotel

By , Globe Staff

The investigation into the death of Reina Rodriguez is ongoing, according to Norfolk District Attorney Michael Morrissey’s office.