Assistant News Editor

Shira T. Center

Shira Center is the Globe’s editor for local politics, including Beacon Hill and City Hall. She joined the Globe in 2015 to manage its NH primary coverage, and since then she has enjoyed working on innovative, cross-platform politics projects, such as the award-winning “Ground Game” and “Political Happy Hour” franchises.

Prior to the Globe, Shira served as politics editor for Roll Call, the top news source on Capitol Hill, and her work appeared in Politico, National Journal, Washingtonian and the Washington Post. In 2014 she was a resident fellow at Harvard’s Institute of Politics, and in 2017, Shira was named to Editor and Publisher’s “25 under 35” list. She lives in Jamaica Plain with her husband.