Assistant News Editor

Roy Greene

Roy Greene has been a staff editor at the Globe for 20 years, most recently as education editor. Previously, he served as deputy foreign editor, helping oversee six overseas bureaus and a stringer network after 9/11 and during the Afghan and Iraq wars. Before joining the Globe, he spent a year in Cambodia as a journalist.

Roy grew up on a farm in North Carolina and graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He resides in Cambridge.

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