Associate Editor and Columnist

Joan Vennochi

Joan Vennochi started at the Boston Globe as a researcher on the Spotlight Team and shared in a Pulitzer Prize for a series on the MBTA. Since then, she has covered city, state and national politics; created a business column that explored the intersection of business and politics; and now writes for the Op-ed page. As a member of the Globe editorial board, she also helps formulate and write editorials. She is a graduate of Boston University and Suffolk Law School.

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JOAN VENNOCHI

Under new chairwoman, will gaming commission get to see the full report on Wynn Resorts?

By , Globe Columnist

The report is the only way to tell if Wynn Resorts has rid itself of managers who covered up Steve Wynn’s alleged sexual misconduct.

JOAN VENNOCHI

We all get sick. It shouldn’t be harder for poor people to have access to urgent care centers

By , Globe Columnist

Urgent care centers are opening in every neighborhood but low-income ones. That has to change.

JOAN VENNOCHI

Looking at Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and seeing Sarah Palin

By , Globe Columnist

Please don’t squander the platform you so gloriously won.

JOAN VENNOCHI

Spikes to keep out homeless people? That’s outrageous

By , Globe Columnist

The spikes, known as “hostile architecture,” are designed to let people know they, like pigeons, are not welcome.