Aryn Baker is a senior correspondent for TIME magazine, based in Rome, Italy. She covers climate, the environment, migration, and international humanitarian affairs. Since joining TIME in Hong Kong in 2001, she has worked as a reporter, editor, correspondent, and bureau chief, first for Pakistan and Afghanistan (2006-2010), then the Middle East (2010-2014) and Africa (2014-2020).
Baker has won numerous journalism awards for her work. Prior to moving to Hong Kong, Baker earned her master's in journalism at the University of California, Berkeley, following a brief stint as a pastry chef in Paris. She was born in Los Angeles.