The Lead with Jake Tapper
The Lead with Jake Tapper is an American afternoon and early evening news show hosted by Jake Tapper on CNN and CNN International.
The Lead currently airs weekdays live for 2 hours from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm ET.
The show has a “lead” for different subjects. The subjects are the National, Political, Money, Buried, Sports, World, Pop, Faith, Earth Matters, Tech, and Health leads.
- Directed by: Reza J. Baktar
- Presented by: Jake Tapper
- Country of origin: United States
- Executive producer: Federico S. Quadrani
- Production locations: CNN Studios Washington, D.C.
- Running time: 120 minutes
- Original network: CNN
- Original release: March 18, 2013 –present
CNN’s lead DC anchor and chief Washington correspondent, Jake Tapper, hosts this two-hour-long weekday afternoon news program, with headlines news from around the country and the world, the top news stories in national and international news, politics, health, money, the environment, sports and popular culture. The Lead furthermore concentrates on bringing stories that aren’t found on front pages —buried leads— to the forefront.
Jake Tapper, full name, Jacob Paul Tapper is an American journalist, novelist, and cartoonist who was born on March 12, 1969. He is CNN’s lead Washington anchor, as well as the host of the weekday news programme The Lead with Jake Tapper and the Sunday morning public affairs program State of the Union.
Tapper worked as a Senior White House Correspondent for ABC News before joining CNN, where he received three Merriman Smith Memorial Awards from the White House Correspondents’ Association. Tapper was a part of the coverage of President Barack Obama’s inauguration, which won an Emmy for Outstanding Live Coverage of a Current News Story. For “Target bin Laden: The Death of Public Enemy #1,” Tapper was part of a team that won an Edward R. Murrow Award for Video: Breaking News.
The Outpost: An Untold Story of American Valor debuted at number 10 on The New York Times Best Seller List for hardback nonfiction in November 2012. The Congressional Medal of Honor Society honored Tapper with the “Tex” McCrary Award for Excellence in Journalism for his book and reporting on veterans and servicemen.
Tapper moderated the Republican primary debate in September 2015, which garnered more than 23 million viewers, making it CNN’s most-watched program and the second-most-watched primary debate ever. He also moderated the Republican presidential debate in Miami on March 10, 2016, which drew almost 12 million viewers and received “acclaim for its depth,” according to Variety.
Jake Tapper Family and Education
Tapper was born in New York City and raised in Philadelphia’s Queen Village. Theodore S. “Ted” Tapper and Helen Anne (née Palmatier) Tapper are his parents. His Canadian mother worked as a psychiatric nurse at the Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Medical Center before retiring.
His father, a Chicago native, went on to become the president of South Philadelphia Pediatrics and an associate clinical professor of pediatrics at Jefferson Medical College after graduating from Dartmouth College and Harvard Medical School.
His parents are both Jewish, and his mother converted to Judaism after growing up as a Presbyterian. Tapper spent his summers as a child at the Jewish vacation camp Camp Ramah in the Poconos.
Tapper went to the Philadelphia School, a progressive, independent elementary school known for its monthly out-of-classroom excursions to farms, among other things.
In eighth grade, he created a comic strip for a free weekly newspaper in his hometown. Later, he studied in Akiba Hebrew Academy, an independent Jewish day school once situated in Merion, Pennsylvania, and went on to Dartmouth College, where he graduated in 1991 with a B.A. in History, modified by Visual Studies, Phi Beta Kappa and magna cum laude.
Tapper was a member of the fraternity Alpha Chi Alpha at Dartmouth. He attended the USC School of Cinematic Arts for a short time.
Jake Tapper Age
Jake is 52 years of age as of 2021, he was born on March 12, 1969, in New York City, United States. He has been celebrating his birthday every year together with his family and friends. His height is 6′ 1″.
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Jake Tapper Salary
Tapper’s salary is $4 million every year and gets a monthly salary of $129,870, he is an American journalist. He is an established journalist, author, and cartoonist who is the lead Washington anchor for CNN, and hosts the weekday television news show The Lead with Jake Tapper and additionally hosts the Sunday morning public affairs program State of the Union.
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Jake Tapper Net Worth
Jake Tapper is estimated to have a net worth of $9.5 million dollars at present. He has accumulated his net worth with the versatility he has shown in each field he has worked in. His main source of earning is from his journalism career. As he progresses in his career, his net worth is projected to rise.
Jake Tapper Wife
Tapper is a married man, he is married to his wife Jennifer Marie Brown, the pair did their wedding in 2006. Jennifer is a former Planned Parenthood official, in her home state of Missouri.
Jake and his wife reside in Washington, D.C. with their two children Alice and Jack Tapper. Alice has achieved quite a lot at her age, between the age of 9-11, she created a Girl Scout Raise Your Hand patch, wrote a related New York Times Op-Ed and a picture book, Raise Your Hand, to encourage girls to be more confident in school.
Jennifer Marie Brown
Jennifer Marie Brown is an American celebrity wife widely known for being the wife of Jack Tapper, an established journalist, author, and cartoonist who is the lead Washington anchor for CNN, and hosts the weekday television news show The Lead with Jake Tapper and additionally hosts the Sunday morning public affairs program State of the Union.
Jennifer Marie Brown Age, Birthday
Marie is 44 years old as of 2021, she was born on 11 May 1977, in Minnesota, the United States of America. She celebrates her birthday every year on 11th May and her birth sign is Taurus.
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