Mass Exodus

2 More Fox News Execs Leave Network

Two senior vice presidents of Fox News who were closely associated with Roger Ailes have left the cable channel, following on the heels of a half-dozen others. The shakeup was initiated by the network’s leadership, including Co-Presidents Bill Shine and Jack Abernethy, CNN reported, citing sources close to the situation. The departure of Brigette Boyle and Nikole King comes a month after Ailes, the founding CEO and chairman, resigned amid sexual-harassment accusations from various members of his staff. Ailes has denied the allegations against him, but the scandal has seen several staffers close to him step down or be ousted. Boyle was the senior vice president for recruitment, and King was an assistant to Ailes and senior vice president of business development. King was reportedly dismissed from the network, while Boyle’s departure was said to be a “mutual” decision.