CNN Worldwide President Jeff Zucker resigned on Wednesday after admitting to a “consensual relationship” with a colleague at the cable news network. He was heading CNN Worldwide since January 2013. “As part of an investigation into Chris Cuomo’s tenure at CNN, I was asked about a consensual relationship with my closest colleague, with whom I worked for more than 20 years,” Zucker said in a statement. has done. I acknowledge that the relationship has evolved in recent years. I should have disclosed it when it started but I didn’t. I was wrong. As a result, I am resigning today.”
Cuomo, a prominent television journalist, was sacked late last year following allegations of sexual harassment.
Jason Keeler, CEO of CNN’s WarnerMedia, said he has accepted the resignation of Jeff Zucker as chairman of WarnerMedia News & Sports and as chairman of CNN Worldwide.
“We thank Jeff Zucker for his contributions over the past nine years,” Killer said in an email to employees. Both these organizations are at the top in their respective fields.
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