Jake Tapper Leaves ABC News for CNN

Liz Raftery
TV Guide
Jake Tapper | Photo Credits: Donna Svennevik/ABC

Jake Tapper, ABC News' chief White House correspondent, is leaving the network to become the chief Washington correspondent for CNN, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

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Tapper, who has led coverage of the White House for ABC since the 2008 election, will also host a weekday program on CNN, according to the report.

In addition, ABC's foreign affairs correspondent Martha Raddatz will be given a new title -- chief global foreign affairs correspondent — and will become the primary substitute for George Stephanopoulos on the Sunday program This Week.