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Jill Martin

Sports News Editor — CNN
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Covers:  sports, international sports, american sports
Doesn't Cover: news, general

@CNN Sports News Editor. Known as Jill & Jillian. Wannabe runner in spare time. Early riser for the job. Serious sleeper.

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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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Did Fed just curse when winning the set? If so, not sure if I’ve seen that before.
From thinking Federer has won the set (challenge overturns it) to now a del Potro MP.
Federer and del Potro both are angry at the chair umpire in this match. So much at stake. Testy on both sides.
It will be Syracuse, not Michigan State, in the Sweet Sixteen.
Some of this Indian Wells crowd is being mean spirited to del Potro, cheering for a fault on his serve. Not cool.
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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.