Janelle Nanos

Janelle Nanos

Senior Editor

Janelle Nanos is a senior editor at Boston magazine, where she writes about ideas, people, and businesses that shape the way our city works. She attended Boston College and earned her master's degree in journalism from New York University, where she was awarded a Knight Foundation fellowship for her outstanding reporting. She started her career at New York Magazine, where she worked as a reporter for three years, then joined the staff of National Geographic Traveler as Special Projects editor, developing multi-platform projects that spanned the print publication, tablet, and web. She now teaches a class in magazine writing at Boston College, and her work has appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, Slate, Marie Claire, The Village Voice, Forbes, and Mother Jones. She lives in Cambridge with her husband and her dog, Winston.

Janelle Nanos'S latest stories

Menino Announces Women's Workforce Council

Today is Equal Pay Day.

Where Are the Women Candidates?

As races heat up, it's worth asking why more women aren't tossing their hats in the ring.

City Smarts

How Boston is planning to use online education to turn its neighborhoods into mini campuses.

Menino Bows Out: Tweet by Tweet

David Bernstein broke the news via Twitter.

Why 'Having It All' Isn't Enough

Three out of four single moms in Massachusetts aren't earning enough to raise their kids.

MIT to Release Swartz Documents

Redacted documents, mostly.

SideCar Launches in Boston

Why hail a cab when you can hail a stranger instead?

Hate Apartment Hunting?

A new website aims to make the apartment hunt less painful.

MIT Media Lab Gets a Slap on the Wrist for Sexist Wristbands

Others under fire, take note of this spot-on response.

Transgender Emerson Student Gets His Surgery Covered After All

The insurance company came through.