The next excerpt was once despatched out from The New York Occasions’ Nationwide editor Jia Lynn Yang, deputy Nationwide editor Monica Davey and assistant Nationwide editor Abby Goodnough:
We’re delighted to announce that Jenna Russell will likely be our subsequent New England bureau leader.
Jenna involves us from The Boston Globe, the place she has labored for greater than 20 years as a initiatives reporter at the paper’s narrative staff and its investigative Highlight staff; a beat reporter overlaying schooling; and a roving regional reporter submitting tales from throughout New England — an enjoy that ready her expertly for her new position. Maximum not too long ago, she lined the fallout from the coronavirus pandemic in Okay–12 faculties, with a focal point on inequality.
As a member of the Highlight investigative staff, Jenna helped reveal screw ups of the state’s psychological well being care device, paintings that was once identified as a Pulitzer Prize finalist in 2017.
She has co-authored two books with Globe colleagues: “Ultimate Lion,” a biography of Sen. Edward M. Kennedy; and “Lengthy Mile House,” concerning the Boston Marathon bombing.
A local of Marblehead, Mass., Jenna studied English, inventive writing and studio artwork at Dartmouth. Sooner than The Globe, she labored as an arts and tradition reporter on the Bangor Day by day Information in Maine and as a well being and schooling reporter on the Anderson Unbiased-Mail in South Carolina. She started her journalism profession overlaying native faculties for the weekly paper in Swampscott, Mass.
Jenna will get started on Nov. 14. Please sign up for us in welcoming her to Nationwide.