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Jeff Zucker resigns from CNN over consensual relationship with key lieutenant

The Outreach | 20/02/2022 12:19 PM | Click to read full article

Jeff Zucker resigns from CNN over a consensual relationship with key lieutenant Zucker’s stunning announcement came less than two months after he fired prime time anchor Chris Cuomo for improperly advising his brother, then-New York Gov.

Andrew Cuomo, about how to address sexual misconduct allegations. “As part of the investigation into Chris Cuomo’s tenure at CNN, I was asked about a consensual relationship with my closest colleague, someone I have worked with for more than 20 years,” Zucker told employees in a memo.