Best of Boston

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1999 BEST Reporter, Print

Cosmo Macer Jr., Boston Herald

An old-fashioned newshound with a tattoo of two Colt 45s on his forearm and a penchant for chewing tobacco in the newsroom, Macero has been at the forefront of just about every major sports-business story in town. He spent weeks… read more»

1989 BEST Reporter, Print

Michelle Caruso, Boston Herald

Inheritor of Brian Mooney’s mantle as the town’s most tenacious investigator, Caruso was the first to begin unraveling the Mary Beth Lenane story, and was all alone on the poisoning of two children in a Roxbury foster home. When you… read more»

1987 BEST Reporter, Print

Kevin Cullen, Boston Globe

The best police reporter this side of Edna Buchanan, the Miami Herald’s Pulitzer Prize winner. read more»

1986 BEST Reporter, Print

Gerald O’Neill, Boston Globe

He’s back as head of the Spotlight Team, where he won a Pulitzer Prize in 1972. His touch was evident in the malpractice series—Spotlight’s best in years. read more»

1985 BEST Reporter, Print

Brian Mooney, Boston Herald

Exceptional investigative reporter. read more»

1983 BEST Reporter, Print

Walter Robinson, Boston Globe

Of course, John Lakian would prefer that Robinson had stayed at Stanford a bit longer. read more»