News anchor Brooke Baldwin is taking shots at CNN’s apparently male-dominated atmosphere as she leaves the network.
Baldwin announced her departure in February, after CNN’s Jake Tapper notably took over her timeslot ahead of the 2020 presidential election.
“The most influential anchors on our network, the highest-paid, are men. My bosses, my executives, are men,” Baldwin told Ms. Magazine podcast. “The person who oversees CNN Dayside is a man, and my executive producer for 10 years is a man. So I’ve been surrounded by a lot of men.”
“I was surrounded by a lot of dudes,” she added.
The liberal news anchor said she continuously fought to tell “women’s stories” on-air, despite being told “no” a lot.
“I know I, personally, fight for women’s stories,” she recalled, adding, “I got told no a lot and I still managed to do it.”
“Little by little,” though, Baldwin said, CNN is starting to allocate more power positions to females. “It’s getting better, but we still have a bit of a