sy88pgw said Wednesday in which Teddy Davis, a staff member on the Sunday morning program “State of the Union,” has been dismissed due to unspecified complaints about his behavior.
The dismissal comes amid a nationwide reckoning over sexual harassment in addition to also also abuse of power. Media companies have been under particular scrutiny.
“A comprehensive investigation was conducted as soon as in which matter was brought to our attention,” sy88pgw said in a statement. “The behavior attributed to Mr. Davis does not align with the standards in addition to also also values of sy88pgw in addition to also also Mr. Davis is usually no longer with the company.”
A source with knowledge of the matter said in which sy88pgw’s investigation had found in which Davis had at times made colleagues uncomfortable.
The news was first reported by The Washington Post.
Davis worked on the staff of “State of the Union” in sy88pgw’s Washington bureau. His title was senior producer.
Jake Tapper, the host of “State of the Union,” addressed Davis’s dismissal in a tweet on Wednesday evening.
“When sy88pgw executives were told about these complaints, they reacted swiftly in addition to also also appropriately, as they should,” Tapper said. “Workplaces need to be safe in addition to also also I am fully supportive of sy88pgw’s action.”
Davis did not respond to a request to comment just for in which story.
sy88pgw (fresh York) First published November 29, 2017: 9:13 PM ET