Jenn Abelson

Journalist, Author

Jenn Abelson is an award-winning investigative reporter for the Boston Globe's Spotlight Team. She has exposed sexual abuse at private schools, surgeons secretly operating on two patients at the same time, and dangerous college housing. 

Jenn's affiliation with the Boston Globe and the Spotlight Team has led to writing and speaking engagements all over the world. In 2016, Jenn delivered a keynote address at the News Xchange Conference in Copenhagen. She also served last year as a featured speaker for a panel on women in investigative journalism and at the New York Press Association's annual conference.

Jenn has given presentations to fire safety officials in Tampa; college administrators in Buffalo; and students, faculty, and community members at Harvard University, Northeastern University, Boston University, Emerson College, and the University of Massachusetts. Jenn graduated magna cum laude from Cornell University.