About 

  • Joe Sutton is an overnight news editor at CNN, and tackles newsgathering across the U.S. and Canada.

    Among the most notable stories Sutton worked on in recent years are the death of Muhammad Ali; the volcanic eruption of Kilauea, the Pulse Nightclub shooting; the death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri; the Ebola scare in the U.S.; Superstorm Sandy; and the Boston Marathon bombings.

    Sutton has served in various roles across CNN, including as a producer for CNN Newsroom live broadcasts and CNN International live broadcasts. He has contributed to the network's Peabody Award winning coverage of the U.S. Gulf Coast oil spill in 2010 and the Arab Spring uprising in the Middle East and North Africa in 2011.

    Sutton graduated from Oglethorpe University with a B.A. in Communications and a minor in Political Science.