CNN CEO Chris Licht told employees in June that there were no impending layoffs coming to the network.
It turns out that was false!
In a town hall with employees, Licht shared that the network is facing layoffs as early as December.
BREAKING: New CNN CEO Chris Licht confirms the network will see layoffs as early as December at all-hands company town hall
— Benny Johnson (@bennyjohnson) November 16, 2022
Licht warned of this happening upon his hiring. ABC and NBC will be making cuts as well. https://t.co/w8Y6SJuJYX
— Joe Concha (@JoeConchaTV) November 16, 2022
Daily Mail reported:
CNN CEO Chris Licht had to speak to employees during a tense company town hall on Tuesday as the network faces layoffs by early December after he was tasked with finding ways to cut costs.
Licht, 51, addressed questions surrounding the cuts after he previously indicated during the summer that CNN…