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.

Latest stories

JOAN VENNOCHI

Pondering the sphinx-like Charlie Baker

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Governor Charlie Baker is a cautious hoarder of political capital.

JOAN VENNOCHI

John Lewis endorses status quo by backing Michael Capuano

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Once the club lets you in, your job is to defend fellow club members.

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Mount Ida is classic Boston: Steeped in insider politics, secrecy, and faux outrage

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What happened at Mount Ida is unconscionable. But UMass and top political leaders didn’t try to stop it. They were party to it.

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Wynn can’t be remade with the same old players

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The company needs a truly independent board and new leadership.