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Jill Martin

Verified
Atlanta
Sports News Editor — CNN
As seen in: CNN, WPLG-TV (Pembroke Park, FL), CNNMoney, Bleacher Report, MSN, WBZ-TV (Boston, MA), Arizona Daily Star, WFSB-TV (Hartford, CT) and 109 more
Covers:  sports, international sports, american sports
Doesn't Cover: news, general

@CNN Sports News Editor. Writes for CNN.com. Known as Jill & Jillian. Tweets about sports. A lot. Wannabe runner in spare time.

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Biography

I'm a sports news editor for CNN, and writing is my favorite part of my job. Previously, I worked as an assignment editor/producer for CNN Newsource Live and as a satellite operator for CNN Newsbeam and CNN Satellites. Prior to CNN, my background was in newspapers as a sportswriter. In college, I...

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Nov 22, 2017

Warriors say Kevin Durant is probable for tonight's game at Oklahoma City (you didn't think he'd miss this one, would you?).

Nov 22, 2017

USA Gymnastics statement on Larry Nassar’s guilty plea: https://t.co/8dLpGpG7vN

Nov 22, 2017

Former USA Gymnastics doctor pleads guilty to criminal sexual conduct (via @CNN)  http://cnn.it/2hVy2sm 

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What was your first job as a journalist?

It was a few weeks into my freshman year at UF. I was a writer for The Gator Times and did a preview on the Florida cross-country team.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes, but I was a child.

How is social media changing news?

Mainly it just makes it so much faster to receive information. News truly is 24 hours worldwide.