Ellen Clegg

Ellen Clegg

Executive Director of Communications for The Boston Globe
Ellen Clegg

Ellen Clegg is executive director of communications for The Boston Globe. Ellen joined the business side of the paper in 2012 after a 30-year career as a senior editor in the newsroom and a three-year stint in science communications at the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard.

Before joining the Broad, Ellen spent three decades in The Globe’s newsroom, where she held numerous editing positions. Most recently she was deputy managing editor for news operations, overseeing Page One and running the newsroom at night. Before that, she held a similar role as deputy managing editor for The Boston Sunday Globe. She also served as The Globe’s standards editor on style and ethics.

 She is the author of ChemoBrain: How Cancer Therapies Can Affect Your Mind (Prometheus Books, 2009), which was recognized as the consumer health book of the year by the American Journal of Nursing, and co-author with neuroscientist Kenneth Kosik, M.D., of The Alzheimer's Solution: How Today's Care Is Failing Millions (Prometheus Books, 2010).

 Ellen holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Missouri.