Carl Lavin is the lead homepage editor for CNN Digital. In this role, Lavin directs the team of writers, editors and producers responsible for creating the content that appears on CNN.com’s homepage. Based in CNN’s world headquarters in Atlanta, Lavin reports to Meredith Artley, vice president and managing editor of CNN Digital.
Before joining CNN in 2012, Lavin worked for two decades as an editor at The New York Times, where he edited Pulitzer-prize winning coverage and served as Washington news editor for the Clinton impeachment and the September 11 attacks. He later went on to hold senior management positions at the Philadelphia Inquirer and Forbes, where he provided content, social media and strategic consulting to start-up ventures in digital journalism, health information and e-commerce.
Lavin earned his bachelor’s degree in biology from the University of Chicago.