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Jill Martin

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Atlanta
Sports News Editor — CNN
As seen in: CNN, WPLG-TV (Pembroke Park, FL), CNNMoney, Bleacher Report, Arizona Daily Star, WFSB-TV (Hartford, CT), St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Missoulian and 102 more
Covers:  sports, international sports, american sports
Doesn't Cover: news, general

@CNN Sports News Editor. Writes for http://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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@ByJillMartin — 1,723 followers, 18,335 tweets

Sep 23, 2017

That's it. NC State wins in Tallahassee. FSU falls to 0-2. Shaking my head on the change of events compared to heading into week 1.

Sep 23, 2017

This NC State/FSU game has gotten interesting.

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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.