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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, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Missoulian, Las Vegas Review-Journal and 93 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 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...

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@ByJillMartin — 1,658 followers, 17,627 tweets

Jul 26, 2017

Novak Djokovic announces he will not play for the rest of the 2017 season.

Jul 25, 2017

Cardinals have placed RHP Adam Wainwright on the 10-day disabled list, retroactive to July 23, because of mid-back tightness.

Jul 25, 2017

CTE found in 99% of studied brains from deceased NFL players (via @CNN)  http://cnn.it/2tWLufg 

Jul 25, 2017

#Suns say Brandon Knight is expected to miss the 2017-2018 season after suffering a torn ACL in his left knee. https://t.co/OvDsp3gsEs

Jul 25, 2017

RT @cnnsport: ­čĆů┬áKatie Ledecky has made history at the world championships -- and she's not done yet #FINABudapest2017  http://cnn.it/2uuJApQ 

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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.