Jan Winburn is senior editor for enterprise reporting at CNN Digital, where she edits in-depth, cross-platform work. She leads her team in positioning CNN as an online destination for long-form storytelling as well as breaking news.
Since joining CNN in 2009, Winburn 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 coming to CNN, Winburn 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 Editing Fellow at the Poynter Institute and has taught narrative journalism at conferences and in newsrooms around the world.
Winburn earned her bachelor's degree in journalism from the University of Missouri. She 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.