CNN anchor Jake Tapper talks about the modern news landscape, hosting CNN’s “The Lead” and his 2018 novel, “The Hellfire Club.”
CNN anchor and chief Washington correspondent Jake Tapper joined the network in January 2013. Tapper currently hosts a one-hour weekday program, “The Lead with Jake Tapper,” which debuted in March 2013 and has hosted CNN’s Sunday morning show, “State of the Union,” since June 2015. Tapper has won a number of awards, including a 2017 Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Television Political Journalism, the Los Angeles Press Club’s President’s Award for Impact on Media and The Canadian Journalism Foundation’s Tribute to Exemplary Journalism. His debut novel, “The Hellfire Club,” was published in April 2018.