Janelle Nanos

Janelle Nanos, Contributor

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.

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Remembering Aaron Swartz’s Legacy

Activists, academics, and artists all hope to honor his life through change.

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Kaitlyn Chantry & Jason Luciana

Draw inspiration from this stylish local celebration.

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Losing Aaron

Bob Swartz on his son’s death and the role MIT played.

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Six Heroic Saves

Get to know six enduring relationships between patients who were broken by the Boston Marathon bombings and the doctors who are helping to make them whole again.

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Operation LIPSTICK Goes National

The Boston-based anti-gun trafficking program just launched on the West Coast.

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Peter Lynch’s ’Tenbagger’ Strategy

A good baseball analogy helped Lynch make boatloads of money at Fidelity. Now, it’s helping him give it away.

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The Boston Area Rape Crisis Center Just Turned 40

Here’s where they’ve been and where they’re going.

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Here’s One Way Walsh Can Carry Menino’s Torch

Women’s issues have picked up steam in the past year—let’s hope the new mayor keeps that going.

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Giving Up the Gun

In Boston’s most dangerous neighborhoods, criminals routinely use women to traffic and hide illegal guns. Can a new education campaign make a difference?

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BPS Playgrounds, Before & After

The Boston Schoolyard Initiative has wrapped up 18 years of renovations to BPS’s green spaces.

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How To Check Off Your Digital Bucket List

The Achvr app makes it easy to achieve your goals.

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Rev. Eugene Rivers: Do As I Say, Not As I Do

He hasn’t voted in three decades—while lambasting others for not voting.

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