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Discovery is about to call veteran TV producer Chris Licht as the following head of CNN, in accordance with a supply with data of the matter.
Licht, at present the chief producer of the “The Late Present with Stephen Colbert”, would exchange Jeff Zucker, who resigned earlier this month after saying he had didn’t acknowledge a romantic relationship with a senior govt on the community.
A proper announcement of Licht’s appointment is anticipated as early as subsequent week, the supply mentioned.
Licht was beforehand an govt producer of “CBS This Morning” in addition to “Morning Joe” at MSNBC.
Discovery is anticipated to finish a merger with CNN’s company mother or father, WarnerMedia, later this yr.
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