About 

  • Jill Disis is the Asia Editor of CNN Business based at the network's Asia-Pacific headquarters in Hong Kong. She oversees coverage of markets, companies, technology and major economies throughout the region.

    Disis began her career at CNN in 2016. As a breaking news writer in New York, she covered the aftermath of the presidential election and what Donald Trump's victory meant for his global business ventures. She has also written about the evolving media industry, and worked as an editor on the Business, Economy & Markets desk.

    Before joining CNN, Disis worked as a criminal justice reporter at the Indianapolis Star, and was a finalist for a USA Today Network Award honoring public service and watchdog reporting.

    Disis is originally from the Chicago area and holds a Bachelor's degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She was the editor-in-chief of "The Daily Illini," the independent student newspaper.