Approximately 23 staffers in CNN’s Hudson Yards offices were notified that their positions were being eliminated.
The Wall Street Journal reports that CNN’s new parent company Warner Bros. Discovery provided a “gut punch” to the laid-off employees.
Zaslav states that the new business approach for the cable news channel is something that excites him going forward.
According to The New York Times, the former CNN President and Discovery CEO have not been in touch since Zucker left CNN in early February.
Warner Bros. Discovery is shutting down CNN+ as of April 30.
According to Variety, Warner Bros. Discovery is shutting down CNN+ as of April 30