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Alex Weprin / The Hollywood Reporter:
Chris Licht tells CNN staff that layoffs are underway as part of a strategy shift, starting with “a limited number of individuals”, mostly paid contributors
David Folkenflik / NPR:
NPR says it needs to cut $10M+, or 3% of its budget, from the current fiscal year ending next September 30 and plans to nearly freeze hiring and avoid layoffs
Ross A. Lincoln / The Wrap:
Memo: Amazon Studios head Jennifer Salke will oversee MGM effective immediately, including scripted TV and film, distribution, and creative marketing
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