Director of Photography

Bill Greene

Bill Greene, director of photography at the Boston Globe, leads a staff of 23 visual journalists for the Boston Globe and it’s website Bostonglobe.com. He started his career at the Patriot Ledger in Quincy before moving to the Globe where he was a staff photographer for 28 years before his current position.

Greene was awarded national Photographer of the Year honors twice in the Pictures of the Year competition, and thirteen times for the Boston Press Photographers Association. Other awards include the Robert F. Kennedy International Photojournalism Award for his story of the Lost Boys of Sudan, as well as first place in the World Press Photo competition for his coverage of the Mississippi River flooding of 1993. A Pulitzer Prize finalist, he is also a four-time Emmy award winner, and two-time Edward R. Murrow winner for multimedia work produced at the Globe.

Latest stories

Sail Boston 2017

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A majestic procession of 54 tall ships will grace Boston Harbor Saturday with a Grand Parade of Sail that puts history in motion. The ship’s arrival will mark a six-day celebration of maritime glory as more than a million visitors are expected to see and board the vessels docked in the city before they depart on Thursday.

Farewell Big Papi

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Red Sox slugger David Oritz ended his career with the team this season. Here’s a look back at some highlights from his 14-year run.

Wintry woes for the MBTA

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The MBTA has been struggling to restore service after a massive amount of snow fell on the state, beginning with the blizzard in late January. Beverly Scott, MBTA general manager, said “tremendous progress” had been made in an “absolutely unbelievable recovery” effort. She also said that the commuter rail system is “still having challenges,” operating at a little over 60 percent. Scott said the MBTA woes this winter had sounded several “wakeup calls,” and that the system needs more investment. A look back at our recent public transit woes, due to an unusually harsh winter.

Connecticut school shootings

As investigators hunt for answers, rites begin in Newtown

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Amid incalculable loss, this grieving town began the task of burying the young victims of Friday’s shooting rampage at Sandy Hook Elementary School.