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

Elizabeth Warren is attacked from both left and right on DNA test

By , Globe Columnist

If the “Pocahontas” slur hobbles Warren beyond Trump’s base, it’s a problem. And it looks like it might be.

JOAN VENNOCHI

No more Pocahontas. Now, can Warren overcome the ‘blah blah blah’ gene with voters?

By , Globe Columnist

New DNA evidence proves Elizabeth Warren’s Native American heritage. But it won’t be enough stop the sexist attacks from the GOP.

JOAN VENNOCHI

Charlie Baker tries to freeze out Jay Gonzalez

By , Globe Columnist

Like Queen Elsa of “Frozen” fame, the governor tries to banish Gonzalez to eternal political winter.

JOAN VENNOCHI

Wynn casino caught up in governor’s race and #MeToo

By , Globe Columnist

Place your bets: Will Wynn Resorts lose its casino?