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 »

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 »

1982 BEST Reporter, Print

Steve Kurkjian, the Globe

Head of the Spotlight Team, he’s one of the best investigators in journalism. Boston’s lucky to have him. read more »