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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), KDKA-TV (Pittsburgh, PA), Arizona Daily Star and 114 more
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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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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Stunning score, at least for me: Berdych defeats del Potro 6-3, 6-3, 6-2.
Kerber defeats Sharapova 6-1, 6-3. Easily could see her winning this tournament.
USA Gymnastics has released a statement regarding national team activities: https://t.co/5hnvG887l2
Patriots practice & injury report list Tom Brady (right hand) as questionable. Limited participation in practice.
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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.