NBC Fires Executive Accused of Sexual Harassment

NBC executive Matt Zimmerman was fired Tuesday afternoon

In a statement, NBC said that they dismissed Matt Zimmerman, the senior vice president of a consolidated booking unit, after multiple people said that he behaved inappropriately towards them. "As a result he has been dismissed".

News has dismissed one of its top newsroom executives after more than one woman came forward alleging inappropriate conduct, according to an NBC statement shared with TPM.

According to the Los Angeles Times, at least one woman informed NBC's human resources department that her "career was damaged as a result of relationship [sic] with Zimmerman".

In recent weeks, former New Republic editor Leon Wieseltier and political journalist Mark Halperin have been axed following allegations against them.

Zimmerman, who's been with NBC since 2004, was one of NBC News' top talent and guest bookers for the NBC's "Today" show, NBC News reported.

What's more, a developing rundown of performing artists, including Kevin Spacey and Louis C.K., have been brought low by disclosures about their direct finished a very long time in the business. A wave of sexual harassment allegations have recently been lobbed against celebrities, politicians and news personalities, starting with the shocking claims against disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein last month.

Matt Zimmerman, a veteran of NBC News, has been let go in the midst of charges of wrong lead with two ladies at the news division. NBC News strategy stipulates that such connections must be uncovered to HR.



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