Scarlette Whyte

Scarlette Whyte is a CNN Senior Editorial Producer, The Lead with Jake Tapper. A Michigan State University graduate, she also holds a Master of Public Policy from George Mason University. Scarlette has spent nearly a decade in television production. She was a producer and talent booker for the political talk show, Hardball with Chris Matthews on MSNBC. In 2016 Scarlette joined CNN as a senior producer for the show, “The Lead w/ Jake Tapper”. She recently launched the Colour 100 initiative that honors and celebrates women of color who work in television production and journalism. The inaugural Colour 100 awards were covered by NBC News, Politico and Essence. Scarlette lives outside of Washington D.C in Alexandria, Virginia with her husband and two children.