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Jim Sciutto

Anchor and Chief National Security Correspondent,


Jim Sciutto is CNN’s chief national security correspondent and of co-anchor of “CNN News Central” out of the Washington, DC bureau. Sciutto is the author of a book on Russian and Chinese efforts to undermine the U.S., entitled The Shadow War, published in 2019, and an inside look at President Trump’s foreign policy, entitled The Madman Theory: Trump Takes on the World, published in 2020, both by Harper Collins.. His first book, Against Us: The New Face of America’s Enemies in the Muslim World, analyzes the driving forces behind Islamic radicalization. He has a new book coming out next year on “The Return of Great Powers. ”Among the honors Sciutto’s work has earned are Emmy Awards, the Edward R. Murrow Award, the George Polk Award, the DuPont-Columbia Award, and the White House Correspondence Association’s Merriman Smith Award for excellence in presidential coverage.

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