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Jessica King

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International Digital Editor — CNN
Covers:  international news, africa, latin america, asia, sustainable development, natural disasters, politics, sex trafficking, free press, conflict, human rights

cnn international supervising editor. views are my own.

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International Digital Editor at CNN's International Desk

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@jessCNN — 3,995 followers, 1,331 tweets

Jul 10, 2017

Mosul has officially been retaken by Iraqi troops, Iraq’s Prime Minister Haider al Abadi says #cnn

May 14, 2017

RT @AshleyCodianni: .@masumaahuja & @jessCNN sent 20 cameras around the world to capture motherhood. What came back will give you feels htt…

Mar 29, 2017

RT @EllenMitchell23: Someone's phone just went off and "Let's Get It On" by Marvin Gaye started playing in the middle of this Senate hearing

Mar 29, 2017

RT @LConeCNN: CNN's @clarissaward meets the ISIS soldier next door in new primetime special 'ISIS: Behind the Mask' Fri at 10pmET…

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Have you ever used a typewriter?

yes!

What does it mean to be a journalist?

Two parts: tell the stories of those who don't have a voice, and inform the world in a digestible way

Who do you wish followed you?

The Dalai Lama

Pioneer Black Journalist Award

2012
CNN special "Whitney Houston: Her Life, Her Music" which profiled the life and funeral of Whitney Houston. The Baltimore Sun praised one of Jessica's self-produced opens as "a visual elegy."