Two CBC Execs Leave In Wake Of Jian Ghomeshi Sex Assault Scandal
January 6, 2015 at 4:39 AM (PT)
The fallout from the arrest (NET NEWS 11/26/14) of former CBC RADIO ONE "Q" host JIAN GHOMESHI on four counts of sexual assault and one count of choking has reached the executive offices at the CANADIAN BROADCASTING CORPORATION.
CBS NEWS reports, "two senior CANADIAN BROADCASTING CORP. managers are taking leave of absences just weeks after a former prominent radio host was arrested for sexual assault," adding, "the CBC announced MONDAY head of radio CHRIS BOYCE and TODD SPENCER, executive director of human resources, are taking leaves. The CBC did not say why. Both central in dealing with GHOMESHI when CBC was investigating allegations against him over the summer, are taking leaves."