The Guy That Hired Jeff Zucker at CNN is Stepping Down


Phil Kent is going to leave his post as CEO of Turner Broadcasting in January.

Kent is the guy that hired former NBCUniversal CEO Jeff Zucker to run CNN. 

The Change was announced Wednesday morning in a memo to Turner staffers.

Kent will remain chairman of TBS for a period in 2014. He will be succeeded by Time Warner chief financial officer John Martin.

H/T Variety