Beth Healy


Beth Healy is a senior investigative reporter for WBUR. She was part of the team's series Dying on the Sheriff's Watch, which examined poor health care and deaths at Massachusetts county jails.

Healy joined WBUR in 2019 after 19 years at The Boston Globe, where she was a member of the award-winning Spotlight Team 2004-2008 and 2017-2019. While there, she was part of the six-part investigative series and podcast Gladiator: Aaron Hernandez and Football Inc., based on the life and death of the NFL star. It was a finalist for IRE’s Award for Sports Investigations. She was also on the team that wrote Debtors’ Hell, a Pulitzer finalist.

While at the Globe, she worked in the Business section for nearly a decade, covering the financial beat and reporting on major stories such as the financial crisis and numerous frauds. She also investigated the transit system’s pension fund and the abuse of immigrant domestic workers, among other stories.

Before the Globe, Healy held reporting roles at the Boston Herald, Crain’s Chicago Business, and the Boston Business Journal. She made numerous radio appearances on WBUR, NPR, and other stations.