Todd Wallack

Todd Wallack is an investigative reporter and data journalist on the Globe’s Spotlight team. He won national awards for his work on public records in 2016 and has been a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize three times.

Prior to joining the Globe in 2007, he worked for the San Francisco Chronicle, Boston Herald, and other publications. He graduated from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism.

Latest stories

Prosecutors blame serial rapist for 1969 murder of Harvard student Jane Britton

By , Globe Staff

After conducting fresh DNA testing and analysis, Middlesex County prosecutors announced Tuesday they have at last identified Britton’s killer.

DNA testing yields new clues in 49-year-old cold case

By , Globe Staff

The Middlesex District Attorney’s office will announce a major development in the murder of Jane Sanders Britton, a Harvard graduate student bludgeoned to death in 1969.

Spotlight Follow-up

County commissioner, Quincy official avoid charges at confidential court hearings

By and , Globe Staff

A Plymouth county commissioner and a prominent Quincy city employee avoided criminal charges in private court hearings over the past several months.

Globe sues for records from thousands of closed-door hearings in state’s ‘secret courts’

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Massachusetts is the only state in the country where court officials routinely hold secret hearings to decide whether to charge adults with crimes. About half the time, clerks drop the charges without public explanation.