Allison Gollust Biography
Allison Gollust is a well-known American media executive, she is known for being the Chief Marketing Officer and the Vice President of CNN Worldwide. Gollust was the communications director for Andrew Cuomo she later left to join CNN Worldwide.
Gollust has recently resigned from CNN this is after Warner Media has accused of making standard violations with her boss Jeff Zucker.
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Gollust served as executive vice president and chief marketing officer at CNN. In February 2021, she was rumored to be a candidate to succeed Jeff Zucker as CNN president if ever he stepped down. Rolling Stone claimed on February 3, 2022, that Gollust and Zucker counseled governor Andrew Cuomo on how to respond to Donald Trump’s accusations against Cuomo, citing an unidentified source.
This appeared to be a violation of journalistic standards. In a memo dated February 15, 2022, WarnerMedia CEO Jason Kilar stated that Gollust resigned from CNN after a WarnerMedia-commissioned investigation “performed by a third-party law firm and led by a former federal judge” found that she had violated “Company policies, including CNN’s News Standards and Practices.” “In September, the probe was commissioned.”
In Denver, Colorado, Gollust worked as a news anchor, reporter, and producer. She joined the Today show as a senior publicist in 1997. Gollust went on to work for MSNBC, NBC News, CNBC, and The Weather Channel, where he was in charge of communications.
At NBCUniversal, she rose to the position of chief spokeswoman and executive vice president of corporate communications.
Governor Andrew Cuomo of New York appointed Gollust as his communications director in October 2012, succeeding Richard Bamberger. On March 1, 2013, she resigned from her position to join CNN Worldwide. Allison quit CNN in 2022 after the Cuomo probe.
Allison Gollust Salary
Gollust earns a yearly salary $197, 000 to $212, 000.
Allison Gollust Net worth
Gollust has an estimated net worth of $ 2 million dollars.
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Gollust and Zucker stated in February 2022 that they had kept a personal relationship that had turned to love affair secret. Despite her claims that her sexual relationship with CNN president Jim Acosta had only been going on for two or three years at the time, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many media personalities dismissed her claim as a “lie,” claiming that their contentious relationship had been going on for much longer.
Katie Couric, for example, claims in her biography Going There, published in 2021, that both Gollust and Zucker engaged in “inappropriate behavior” that was a “open secret” for nearly ten years. Many people assume that their tumultuous relationship began as an extramarital affair.
Allison Gollust Age
Gollust has not revealed any details concerning her age and birthdate.
Allison Gollust Height
Gollust stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches tall.
Allison Gollust Family
Gollust has kept matters concerning her family private from the public eye.
Allison Gollust Husband
Gollust is married to her husband Bill, and together they have two daughters Olivia and Ava.