George Knapp is a Nevada journalist who has been honored with the highest awards in broadcast journalism—the Peabody Award (twice), the Dupont Award from Columbia University, the Edward R. Murrow Award and 25 regional Emmy Awards for investigative reporting, environmental reporting and news writing.
He is the longtime chief investigative reporter for KLAS-TV Las Vegas, where he previously worked as news anchor. He co-authored with Colm Kelleher the best-selling book Hunt for the Skinwalker: Science Confronts the Unexplained at a Remote Ranch in Utah (2005). In 1989, Knapp’s reports about Nevada’s Area 51 military base were selected by UPI as Best Individual Achievement by a Reporter. Since 2007, he has been a weekend host of radio show “Coast to Coast AM.”