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Jenna Russell

The Boston Globe

Jenna Russell is a reporter at the Boston Globe. Her recent work with the Globe Spotlight Team - a seven-part investigation of the failures of the Massachusetts mental health care system - was a finalist for the 2017 Pulitzer Prize in local reporting. A longtime projects reporter for the Globe, Jenna produced the 2014 series "Brave and Afraid", about one family's struggle to find mental health care for their son, which was a finalist for the Taylor Award for Fairness in Journalism. Previously, her reporting on the effects of childhood bulling won a 2011 Dart Award, for excellence in coverage of trauma. Jenna is the co-author of two Globe books: Last Lion, a 2009 biography of Sen. Edward M. Kennedy and a New York Times best seller, and Long Mile Home, about the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing. Her reporting on the bombing was part of the staff effort that won a Pulitzer Prize for breaking news reporting in 2014. 

My Speakers Sessions

Sunday, March 25

9:00am EDT