CNN President, WarnerMedia News and Sports Chairman Jeff Zucker Resigns

He exits after 'consensual relationship' with colleague

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WarnerMedia News and Sports chairman and CNN president Jeff Zucker has stunned his company—and the industry at large—by announcing his resignation, effective immediately.

In a note to his colleagues, first tweeted out by CNN’s media reporter Brian Stelter, Zucker mentions that as part of the Chris Cuomo investigation—which led to the former CNN host’s firing in December—he was asked about a “consensual relationship” with his colleague, Allison Gollust, who is CNN’s evp and chief marketing officer. Zucker and Gollust, both divorced, have known each other since their days at NBC News.




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