Anchor and chief Washington correspondent Jake Tapper joined CNN in January2013. He 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 Presidents Award for Impact on Media and The Canadian Journalism Foundation's Tribute... [see more] to Exemplary Journalism. His debut novel The Hellfire Club will hit the shelves this April.
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