NBC Fires Executive Accused of Sexual Harassment

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NBC news executive Matt Zimmerman has been ousted for what the company called "inappropriate conduct" with female employees during his time at the network.

Zimmerman had been with NBC since 2004 and worked mostly on the Today Show. "As a result he has been dismissed", NBC News said in a statement.

Sources say the claims were conveyed to the consideration of HR as of late.

"The nature of the accusations against him were not immediately clear, though NBC policy requires executives to notify the human resources department if they are dating a direct report", according to the NBC News report. Zimmerman, who was a senior vp at NBC News, is a veteran of the Today appear and in 2014 was hoisted to lead a streamlined NBC News booking office.

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Earlier this month, NBC News cut ties with political analyst Mark Halperin after CNN reported that he allegedly sexually harassed women during his 10-year tenure as political director of ABC News from 1997 to 2007.

Writer Emily Miller guaranteed on Twitter that Halperin "assaulted" her and Halperin was dropped by his Game Change distributer and in addition HBO, which had optioned his forthcoming effort 2016 book with composing accomplice John Heilemann.

Zimmerman's dismissal comes as NBC has faced embarrassment and a barrage of criticism for spiking an explosive expose on sexual misconduct by Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein. And a growing list of actors, including Kevin Spacey and Louis C.K., have been brought low by revelations about their conduct over decades in the industry.

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