President Barack Obama took a shot at CNN anchor Jake Tapper during the annual White House Correspondents' Dinner on Saturday. The president joked that key White House staff and members of the press corps were leaving as his presidency winds down. Show More Summary
Doing his umpteenth interview this week about hosting President Obama’s final White House Correspondents Dinner tomorrow night, Larry Wilmore seemed finally to toss the script, telling CNN’s Jake Tapper, “I know [former WHCD host] Jimmy...Show More Summary
CNN host and Chief Washington Correspondent Jake Tapper used the term "illegal immigrants" during the network's September 16 Republican presidential debate, in violation of the network's own guidelines and despite the advice of immigration...Show More Summary
Good morning! Here are some career updates from the journalism community: Jake Tapper will anchor CNN’s “State of the Union.” He is chief Washington correspondent there. (CNN) Elbert Tucker will be news director at WISH in Indianapolis. Show More Summary
CNN's Jake Tapper has been named the new anchor of the Sunday political talk show "State of the Union," the network's senior media correspondent Brian Stelter first reported on Friday. Tapper's promotion comes after host Candy Crowley announced her departure from the program and network in December. Show More Summary
With the midterm elections just around the corner, CNN is teaming up with Jacksonville, Fla Independent station WJXT to host a live gubernatorial showdown. CNN’s Jake Tapper (chief Washington correspondent and anchor of The Lead) will co-host the one-hour debate with WJXT anchor and reporter Kent Justice. Show More Summary
On this afternoon’s “The Lead with Jake Tapper,” the CNN host spoke over the phone with The Wall Street Journal’s Middle East correspondent Nick Casey for what proved to be a very intense interview. Casey was located near where a recent...Show More Summary
Specs Who Jake Tapper New gig Anchor, chief Washington, D.C., correspondent, CNN Old gig Senior national political correspondent, ABC News Twitter @jaketapper Age 45 I know being a beat reporter is a lot of fun—do you miss any of that...Show More Summary
Most of D.C. is excited for the White House Correspondents Dinner tonight, but the man who chronicled This Town isn't that big a fan. Journalist Mark Leibovich told Jake Tapper on Friday he's amazed that "#nerdprom" still exists because of how reviled the nation's capital is.
Joel McHale is hosting the White House Correspondents Dinner Saturday night, and gave CNN's Jake Tapper a preview of his remarks and explained why all the powerful people he'll be roasting unrepentantly will enjoy being on the serving end of the jokes.
With Joel McHale set to host this Saturday night's White House Correspondents Dinner, he decided to take his E! show The Soup down to Washington, D.C. for a special political-themed episode Wednesday night. Joining McHale will be rival cable news anchors Chuck Todd from MSNBC and Jake Tapper from CNN.
The host of everyone’s favorite clip show is taking on our nation’s capital with a very tongue-in-cheek political heavy show as he gets ready to host the White House Correspondents’ Dinner.
Paul Tamasy and Eric Johnson, Oscar nominated screenwriters of The Fighter, have acquired the rights to The Outpost: An Untold Story of American Valor, written by CNN chief Washington correspondent and host of “The Lead,” Jake Tapper. Show More Summary
EXCLUSIVE: The Fighter scribes Paul Tamasy and Eric Johnson, have used their own money to option The Outpost: An Untold Story of American Valor. They will adapt the 2012 Little, Brown book written by Jake Tapper, CNN’s chief Washington correspondent and host of the news network’s show The Lead. Show More Summary
The media are finally taking the hint: Kermit Gosnell is a figure worthy of attention. CNN’s Jake Tapper interviewed Philadelphia Magazine’s Steve Volk on his in-depth correspondence with Philadelphia abortionist Kermit Gosnell. Tapper...Show More Summary
Jake Tapper has been a White House correspondent, a CNN news anchor, an author, and a prolific tweeter. In several months he can add to that resumé: soap opera actor. The host of CNN’s The Lead is slated to appear in a mid-August episode of The OnLine Network's rebooted All My Children. He will play a "pushy" TV investigative reporter named Spencer Phillips.