Jenifer McKim, a business journalist at the Boston Globe for the past five years, has joined the New England Center for Investigative Reporting as an assistant managing editor and senior investigative reporter.
McKim, who has nearly 25 years of experience in the news business, most recently worked as a social issues and business reporter at the Globe, where she started in 2008. There she received a 2011 Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism for a story on domestic sex trafficking of minors.
She also worked on the Investigative Team at the Orange County Register in California, where she headed a group of reporters to write about lead-tainted imported Mexican candies. The project was a nominated finalist for the 2005 Pulitzer Prize in Public Service.
McKim is a 2008 fellow at the Nieman Foundation of Journalism at Harvard University and a graduate from Wesleyan University in Connecticut. She started her journalism career at the San Juan Star in Puerto Rico and speaks fluent Spanish.
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