Anchors & Reporters
Jack Cafferty

Jack Cafferty provides commentary and insight for CNN's political program, The Situation Room. Previously, Cafferty was a co-host on CNN's American Morning, a host of CNN's weekend business show In the Money and an anchor of Before Hours, CNNfn's former morning program. Cafferty is based in the network's New York bureau.

A more than 20-year veteran of New York nightly news, Cafferty has distinguished himself as a reporter covering the world's financial capital as well as national news. Before joining CNN, Cafferty anchored the News at 10 on New York's WB-11 from 1992-1998, where he reported on some of the major business stories of the 1990s. From 1989-1992, Cafferty anchored Newsline New York, a nightly news and interview format program on WNYW-TV, as well as co-anchoring the evening broadcast for Fox 5 News at 7.

From 1977-1989, Cafferty anchored Strictly Business, a nationally syndicated business program. He began working in New York in 1977 at WNBC-TV, where he anchored several signature news programs, such as Live at Five, a nightly hour-long news program, and the Scarborough-Cafferty Report, during his 11-year tenure with the station.

Before his career in New York, Cafferty was news director of WHO-TV in Des Moines, Iowa, and co-anchor of the 6 p.m. and 10 p.m. newscasts for that station. He began his career in journalism in 1960 in Reno, Nev.

Among numerous awards in his career, Cafferty has received an Emmy award, the New York Associated Press State Broadcasters Award and the Edward R. Murrow Award.