Leonard Lopate, 77, who has hosted a popular midday talk show about books, culture and society for 32 years, was escorted from the building on Wednesday, about an hour before his program was to begin; he says management has refused to tell him what incidents led to his suspension. Also off the air is Jonathan […]
New York Public Radio is investigating allegations of inappropriate conduct by the longtime hosts, days after similar claims against John Hockenberry.
The two longtime radio personalities faced multiple complaints of inappropriate behavior, and had been disciplined before, the company said.
Two longtime hosts at WNYC have been put on leave amid investigations into allegations of inappropriate conduct, the station said Wednesday.
Leonard Lopate and Jonathan Schwartz, two longtime hosts at WNYC, have been put on leave effectively immediately pending investigations into allegations of inappropriate conduct. Lopate is the go-to guy for arts PRs. More here.