Jake Tapper

Jake Tapper began his job as Anchor and Chief Washington Correspondent for CNN in January 2013. Prior to that, Tapper was named ABC News' senior White House correspondent on November 5, 2008 - the day after the 2008 presidential election. For an unprecedented three years in a row, the White House Correspondents' Association has awarded him the prestigious Merriman Smith Award for presidential coverage under deadline pressure.