Brian McGrory


Brian McGrory is the editor of The Boston Globe. A 28-year veteran of the Globe, he was previously a Metro columnist and associate editor and has filled several roles at the Globe, including Metro editor, White House reporter, national reporter, general assignment reporter and suburban reporter. He won the Scripps-Howard award for commentary and the Sigma Delta Chi award for general column writing in 2011. Brian has been at the helm when the Globe won 2 of its 27 Pulitzer Prize awards; most recently for Investigative Reporting in 2021 for its national investigation, Blind Spot, which uncovered states’ failures to keep dangerous drivers off the road, and for Breaking News Reporting in 2014 for its coverage of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. 

Born and raised in the Greater Boston region, Brian has published four novels as well as a memoir about his family’s pet rooster.