Jeff Zucker Resigns From CNN After Relationship With Top Executive

Wednesday - 02/02/2022 13:31
The relationship came up during the network’s investigation into the former anchor Chris Cuomo. “I was required to disclose it when it began but I didn’t,” Mr. Zucker wrote in a memo to colleagues.
Jeff Zucker is one of the most powerful leaders in the American media and television industries.Credit...Mike Coppola/Getty Images
Jeff Zucker is one of the most powerful leaders in the American media and television industries.Credit...Mike Coppola/Getty Images

Jeff Zucker resigned on Wednesday as the president of CNN and the chairman of WarnerMedia’s news and sports division, writing in a memo that he had failed to disclose to the company a romantic relationship with another senior executive at CNN.

Mr. Zucker, 56, is among the most powerful leaders in the American media and television industries. The abrupt end of his nine-year tenure immediately throws into flux the direction of CNN and its parent company, WarnerMedia, which is expected to be acquired later this year by Discovery Inc. in one of the nation’s largest media mergers.

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