• Amanda Wills is the Director of Breaking News for CNN Digital, leading the NOW team in live coverage.

    Prior to CNN, Wills was the Deputy Executive Editor at Mashable where she led their top news coverage of everything from the Ferguson protests to the Paris attacks and lead planning for events including the 2016 election and the Ebola crisis.

    Wills graduated from the University of Tennessee with a bachelor degree in journalism and electronic media, and Spanish. While there, she earned the Alex Haley/Playboy Interview Scholarship for professional promise and academic excellence.

    Wills is currently living and working in New York City.