Chris Licht is almost two months into his position as chairman and CEO of CNN. He recently joined Clarissa Ward
CEO Chris Licht stated that Robyn Peterson’s last day would be June 15; meanwhile, Alex MacCallum’s last day would be June 30.
According to the New York Post, Chris Licht wants CNN’s on-air personalities to focus on conducting straightforward interviews and for producers to avoid “noise” in their...
Furthermore, if CNN talents cannot adjust to these new guidelines, they will be ousted from their position.
The network’s new president is not happy with the excessive use of the breaking banner that appears across the screen whenever a big story is reported.
Axios reports that under new president Chris Licht, CNN will skew away prime-time partisanship and double down on news-gathering.
Approximately 23 staffers in CNN’s Hudson Yards offices were notified that their positions were being eliminated.
“Now, the next chapter of CNN is one where we aspire to be a beacon for the kind of journalism essential to a functioning democracy,” Licht...
“We will reimagine our morning show leveraging our correspondents and unmatched resources in the U.S.” Licht said
Licht discussed the long-term plans for 9 p.m. and the deadline he would like to have a permanent host during a meeting with staffers.