Van’s honest and poignant social commentary has made him one of the most compelling and powerful public voices in America. His reach transcends age, race, geography and political ideology.
Van is a CNN political contributor, the host of the Van Jones Show and The Redemption Project. He appears regularly across the network’s programming and political coverage. He is a popular guest on TV programs like The Daily Show and Real Time with Bill Maher. He also made special appearances on House of Cards and Ava Duvernay’s documentary “The 13th.”
Van Jones burst into the American consciousness during the 2016 presidential campaign with an unscripted, truth-telling style and an already established history of bridge-building across party lines. A longtime progressive activist with deep roots in the conservative South, Jones has made it his mission to challenge voters and viewers to stand in one another’s shoes and disagree constructively. He pushes people on both the left and the right to be better.