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Jill Martin

Verified
Atlanta
Sports News Editor — CNN
As seen in: CNN, WPLG-TV (Pembroke Park, FL), CNNMoney, Arizona Daily Star, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Missoulian, Las Vegas Review-Journal, The Oklahoman and 91 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. Early riser.

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Biography

I'm a news editor for CNN Sports, and I love 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 covered the Florida Gat...

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.