Jason Schwartz

Jason Schwartz

Senior Editor

The Newton native joined the Boston magazine staff in the summer of 2007. He is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, where he studied history and wrote for the student newspaper, The Daily Pennsylvanian. His writing has also appeared in The Boston Globe, The Patriot Ledger, The Pennsylvania Gazette, and New Jersey Monthly. Additionally, Schwartz has fond memories of the 1996 Final Four UMass men's basketball team and a soft spot for former Celtic Dino Radja, if anyone would care to discuss.

Jason Schwartz'S latest stories

Q&A: Simon Shnapir & Marissa Castelli

If they win the U.S. Figure Skating Championships in January, they're headed to the Olympics.

The World Champion Boston Red Sox

Tony Massarotti on Big Papi, Dennis Eckersley on Koji, and how the worst-to-first Red Sox won back the city’s heart—again.

I Love You, You Ugly, Miserable Bastards

Jason Schwartz on how the 2013 Red Sox won us back.

The Biggest Papi

Tony Massarotti breaks down David Ortiz’s batting and brainpower, pitch by pitch.


Red Sox music director TJ Connelly explains his favorite musical moments from the team’s magical season.

Always Be Closing

Hall of Famer Dennis Eckersley explains Koji Uehara’s dominance.

A Brand-New Kick

How an MIT spinoff is revolutionizing prosthetics, one motor-driven ankle at a time.

All Prosthetics Are Local

Shops and fitters around Boston have found that they, too, benefit from the area’s prosthetic technology boom.

Hugh Herr: Bionic Pioneer

An interview with the MIT Media Lab professor and founder of BiOM, who has dedicated himself to developing groundbreaking technology for amputees.

Q&A: Casey Affleck

The Cambridge native discusses his new movie, rent control in Central Square, and efforts to reopen the Harvard Square movie theater.