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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The insurance company came through.

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So now we need some policies to help them out.


Boston: America’s 7th Most Literate City

Our high school graduation rate is dragging us down


John Kerry is Psyched

Our former senator revels in his new role as Secretary of State.


Menino and the Wage Gap

The Mayor is taking on pay disparity between men and women.


Harvard and the NFL

A high-profile influx of cash gets the school motivated to create a team to help players


MIT's Plans to Review the Swartz Case

A website is launched allowing for discussion of how his case was handled


Is Lance a Psychopath?

A Harvard Medical School professor weighs in.