CNN employee morale ‘all-time low’…

CNN’s newsroom is in the midst of a morale crisis as top boss Chris Licht leads a cost-cutting overhaul at the network, according to a report.

Some employees have complained about a “crisis of communication” at CNN under Licht’s leadership, with workers learning of major changes or announcements with little or no notice from upper management before they surface in the press, the Daily Beast’s Confider newsletter reported.

The latest instance involved longtime CNN journalist Jim Sciutto, who is expected to return to the air after going on personal leave following a mysterious incident in Amsterdam. CNN employees are reportedly “pissed” that Sciutto is regaining his on-air position even as the network braces for a round of layoffs.

“Morale is at an all-time low,” sources told the Daily Beast late Monday. “It’s worse than it has ever been.”

Chris Licht took over as CNN’s president earlier this year.Variety via Getty Images

Sciutto faced an internal investigation at CNN after he purportedly suffered a “serious fall” during a stop in Amsterdam. The incident occurred after Sciutto and an unnamed producer stopped in Amsterdam on the way home from a reporting trip to cover the war in Ukraine, though other colleagues who made the trip took direct flights home from Poland.

The Daily Beast reported that Sciutto’s executive producer and other staffers learned about his looming return only after reading CNN’s “Reliable Sources” …

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