CNN Business, known as CNNMoney, is reportedly being internally investigated by AT&T’s WarnerMedia for the treatment of female employees in the “work environment.”
The investigation is said to be launched by CNN’s parent company AT&T after February’s “departure of Annalyn Kurtz, a senior editor in the roughly 60-person newsroom, two of the people said,” Business Insider reported. AT&T’s WarnerMedia absorbed CNN’s HR department in 2020.
“I’ve found there to be a lack of transparency in how to get promoted or how to appear on TV. I get the feeling the company wants to keep as many people as possible at a low pay grade or stay in a certain box and that has led to women not being supported,” a female staffer explained.
However, Business Insider reported there seems to be gender parity at CNN Business:
CNN Business is led by General Manager Jason Farkas, who has six direct reports —