Joan Vennochi is an American newspaper columnist. She specializes in local and national politics at The Boston Globe. With Stephen A. Kurkjian, Alexander B. Hawes Jr., Nils Bruzelius, and Robert M. Porterfield she won the 1980 Pulitzer Prize for Local Investigative Specialized Reporting.
She is a graduate of Boston University and Suffolk Law School.
Vennochi works as a columnist for the Op-ed page for the Boston Globe. Previously she covered national and Massachusetts politics along with writing a business column.