Best of Boston

Best Reporter

1999 Best Reporter, Print

Cosmo Macer Jr., <em>Boston Herald</em>

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 […] read more»
1997 Best Reporter, New

Kate Zernike

Boston Globe reporter. She is putting some tabloid zip into the old broadsheet—no mean feat, considering her main turf is the normally staid education beat. read more»
1995 Best Reporter, Cops

Sean Flynn

His crime coverage at the Herald is gutsier than the rest. read more»
1994 Best Reporter, Business

Stephen Kurkijan

Stephen Kurkijan’s reporting on financial genius Mark Ferber and his interconnection business arrangements in the netherworld of bonds. read more»
1994 Best Reporter

Charles Sennott

Charles Sennott arrived in town from the New York Daily News and, after less than a year at the Globe, has the reputation of a […] read more»
1994 Best Reporter, Sports

A tie between the <em>Herald</em>‘s Karen Guregian and the <em>Globe</em>‘s Jackie MacMullan

Two women who have excelled in a world once dominated by legions of cynical and sarcastic men. read more»
1989 Best Reporter, Political, Television

David Boeri, Channel 2

“He didn’t let go of 75 State Street until he heard bone crunch,” said one admiring panelist. read more»
1989 Best Reporter, Print

Michelle Caruso, <em>Boston Herald</em>

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 […] read more»
1989 Best Reporter, Radio and TV

Dan Rea, Channel 4

Yes, his interview with Dan Quayle was a paradigm of powder-puffery. No matter. He’s still one of the few TV reporters who break stores instead […] read more»
1989 Best Reporter, Political, Print

Thomas Oliphant, <em>Boston Globe</em>

“For being able to stay two steps ahead of the pack—while having one foot in the tank,” said one panelist. read more»
1988 Best Reporter, Business

The <em>Globe’s</em> Peter Gosselin

Whether he’s pointing to First Commodities Corportation or First Securities, Gosselin is in the habit of putting out the first word on local commercial improprieties. read more»
1987 Best Reporter, Business

Peter Gosselin, <em>Boston Globe</em>

For blowing the whistle on the vipers’ nest of commodities traders at First Commodities Corporation, not to mention his anatomy of the L’Ambiance Plaza disaster, […] read more»
1987 Best Reporter, Print

Kevin Cullen, <em>Boston Globe</em>

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, <em>Boston Globe</em>

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 […] read more»