Jake Tapper, who has served the last four years as ABC’s senior White House correspondent, has joined CNN as an anchor of a new weekday programme and as chief Washington correspondent.
“We are thrilled to have Jake join CNN and take the helm of a brand new weekday program,” said Jautz.
“Jake is an exceptional reporter and communicator, and we look forward to developing a program that takes advantage of all of his strengths, his passion and his knowledge of national issues and events.”
Jake Tapper said: “With CNN’s impeccable reporting during the elections and the exciting changes in the works for the network, this is a perfect time to join the CNN team.
“I am excited about the prospect of working with both the new leadership and some old friends and colleagues.”
Jonathan Karl will move from Capitol Hill to the White House, becoming ABC’s new chief White House correspondent.
The programme will begin in the new year and will air in the 4pm slot..
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