Jan Winburn led her team in positioning CNN as an online destination for long-form storytelling as well as breaking news.

Windburn has worked with reporters to capture numerous awards, including a Peabody Award, a Batten Medal, the National Headliner Award for Online Writing and the prestigious Livingston Award for Young Journalists. Before movingto CNN, Jan worked as enterprise editor at The Atlanta Journal Constitution, The Baltimore Sun and The Philadelphia Inquirer, where her writers’ work captured national awards including the Pulitzer Prize for Feature Writing. The Dart Society recognized her career work with its 2009 Mimi Award given to editors “who encourage journalistic excellence.” She is an EditingFellow at the Poynter Institute and has taught narrative journalism at conferences and in newsrooms around the world. Jan is the author of Shop Talk and War Stories: Journalists Examine Their Profession and co-author of two e-books, Secrets of Prize-Winning Journalism, 2013 and 2014.

Jan Winburn