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Jonathan Saltzman



Jonathan Saltzman has worked at the Boston Globe since 2002 and covers biotechnology and the life sciences.

He previously covered the federal and state courts and has done several stints on the newspaper's renowned investigative Spotlight Team. He was part of a team that won a George Polk Award in 2012 for a series on the state’s unusually high rate of acquittal at bench trials for drunk driving. He was also a runner-up for other awards, including a Pulitzer Prize and Goldsmith Prize for Investigative Reporting, for a series of stories about dangerous off-campus housing for college students in Boston. He shared a first-place award from the Association of Health Care Journalists for a series on a life-saving, six-figure drug for a rare disease.

Saltzman, a graduate of Brooklyn College, has worked at the Providence Journal, USA Today, the Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, and the Poughkeepsie Journal. He also co-hosted a daily magazine show for the NPR station in Rhode Island. He lives in Providence. His e-mail address is jonathan.saltzman@globe.com.