NEW YORK (AP) — Two longtime hosts for a New York Metropolis public radio station have been suspended whereas the station investigates unspecified accusations of inappropriate conduct.
New York Public Radio CEO Laura Walker introduced the suspensions of WNYC’s Leonard Lopate and Jonathan Schwartz on Wednesday.
She stated the corporate needs to make sure a “harassment-free office,” however didn’t give particulars of accusations.
Lopate informed The New York Occasions he was “baffled.”
He stated he hadn’t been informed what the allegations have been about however anticipated to be cleared.
WNYC reporter Ilya Marritz stated on the air that he had spoken with ladies who made complaints about each hosts.
Makes an attempt to discover a telephone quantity for Schwartz weren’t instantly profitable.
The transfer follows stories of harassment by retired WNYC host John Hockenberry, who has apologized.
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