Another Big Name Out at CNN as Suzanne Malveaux Leaves after 20 Years

CNN has been hit with yet another big-name departure as national correspondent Suzanne Malveaux revealed she is leaving the embattled network after 20 years.

Malveaux, who is married to White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre, announced Friday that she is leaving CNN.

She reportedly made the announcement to colleagues and said she’s leaving to pursue other endeavors and spend time with family, according to Deadline.

“After 20 years of delivering groundbreaking stories for the audiences of CNN, I’ve made the heartfelt decision to put myself and my family first and to pursue my long-desired professional passions: using storytelling to promote wellness, resiliency, and social justice,” Malveaux wrote to colleagues, the outlet reports.

“While I’ve thrived on the energy from covering breaking news and politics, the rhythm of my life has shifted to the more personal.

“I love being a mom, and the time I have with my eight-year-old daughter is priceless.

“I am so thankful that my mother and daughter had a chance to develop a beautiful relationship before she passed.”

Malveaux said she “approached” the network in the fall of 2022 about her changing priorities and was supported.

Malveaux is just one of many familiar faces to leave the network over the past few months amid a leadership shakeup.

Brian Stelter departed the network in August after CNN announced it was canceling his show “Reliable Sources.”

Chief legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin also announced that same month he was departing the network after 20 years for an undisclosed reason.

CNN White House correspondent John Harwood announced in September he would leave the network.

Harwood did not specify any future plans, however.

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In November, the network’s executive vice president of programming Michael Bass also announced he was leaving.

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By Frank Bergman

Frank Bergman is a political/economic journalist living on the east coast. Aside from news reporting, Bergman also conducts interviews with researchers and material experts and investigates influential individuals and organizations in the sociopolitical world.

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