- Govt Chris Knowles has been accused by girls of sexual harassment
- Staffers allege his habits is handled like an ‘open secret’ across the community
- Newsmax denies any allegations in opposition to the Vice President of Programming
Newsmax Vice President of Programming Chris Knowles has been accused of sexual harassments by a number of girls, in accordance with a brand new bombshell report.
A number of staffers instructed Mediaite they’ve witnessed him sexually harass staff and declare it’s a ‘open secret’ across the community that he’s a predator.
‘Knowles is thought to prey on the youngest feminine staffers, even those that report on to him,’ stated a Newsmax producer.
One worker instructed the outlet she was a sufferer of his harassment and two others claimed that they had personally witness the habits from Knowles.
‘As a feminine staffer I’ve been harassed by Knowles. This does not shock me in any respect. It is a man’s membership. They’ve recognized for a very long time about this man. It hasn’t stopped him from doing what he does to the brand new women,’ stated a Newsmax worker.
Newsmax Vice President of Programming Chris Knowles has been accused of sexual harassments by a number of girls
Newsmax describes itself as ‘an unbiased information community with a conservative perspective’
Knowles began at Newsmax in 2019 as an government producer and was promoted to his present function as vp of programming in 2022, in accordance with his LinkedIn profile.
The community describes itself as ‘an unbiased information community with a conservative perspective.’
An Certainly estimate suggests the yearly wage for a vp place at Newsmax is roughly $203,492 primarily based on three staff, customers, and previous and current job commercials on the web site
He beforehand labored as an government producer at Regional Information Community and WPIX-TV.
The chief additionally labored in numerous positions from meteorologist, producer and reporter at Fox Information, WPIX-TV, CNN and The Blaze earlier in his profession.
Sources instructed Mediaite some situations of Knowles alleged harassment embody circulating pictures of a feminine subordinate’s cleavage across the workplace with out her data and one time he requested one other lady to take away her leather-based skirt.
4 sources stated to the outlet that he was instructed to right his habits however has confronted no repercussions.
Different staffers claimed Knowles, who’s married, had a consensual affair with a feminine worker.
A Newsmax producer stated, ‘Knowles is not superb at hiding his tracks. I’ve seen him quite a few occasions on the common bars after late evening information occasions getting shut and bodily with feminine staffers.
‘It isn’t new. It has been happening for a really very long time. Simply the women change after they depart. Christopher Knowles stays the fixed.’
Knowles (proper) together with his spouse. Staffers claimed Knowles had a consensual affair with a feminine worker
Knowles alleged circulated pictures of a feminine subordinate’s cleavage across the workplace with out her data
Newsmax has denied any claims of sexual harassment by the vp of programming.
Nonetheless, one producer stated, ‘I do know for a undeniable fact that there have been a number of HR claims in opposition to Knowles for sexual harassment points. I’m shocked they declare in any other case.’
A community spokesperson stated: ‘Newsmax has by no means had a single criticism about Mr. Knowles having sexually inappropriate exercise with any staffer, both formally or informally. And primarily based upon our data, we don’t consider any feedback you declare he made represent sexual harassment.’