Billy Baker

Billy Baker is a reporter on the Globe’s narrative team whose stories range from the highly quirky to the heavily dramatic.

A native of South Boston, Baker is a graduate of Boston Latin School, Tulane University, and the Columbia Journalism School. In 2017, he received the Deborah Howell Award for Writing Excellence from the American Society of News Editors. He is at work on a book about friendship.

Latest stories

The perfect spot to get the picture of fall

By , Globe Staff

In the world of landscape photography, Jenne Farm becomes a sunrise mecca each autumn.

Rotaries disappear in favor of roundabouts

By , Globe Staff

Coming soon to the Massachusetts extinction list: Rotaries. Welcome to the roundabout era.

Day game a headache for some Red Sox fans

By , Globe Staff

The news that the Sox would open their series with back-to-back games during work hours was received by diehard fans as not a gift, but a problem.

On Lake Winnipesaukee, a map-making rivalry

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When his boat hit a rock that didn’t appear on the map he was using, Stewart Woodworth decided he could do better.