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‘60 Minutes’ Chief Fager Fired from CBS After Violating Policy

Sept. 12, 2018, 6:19 PM

CBS Corp.’s Jeff Fager, the executive producer of “60 Minutes” and former head of news, is leaving the company in the latest fallout from sexual-harassment allegations that have engulfed the network.

Fager is leaving because he “violated company policy, and it is our commitment to uphold these policies at every level,” CBS News President David Rhodes said in a statement.

The 36-year CBS veteran has been at the center of allegations that CBS’s news division fostered a culture of harassment. In a New Yorker story, he was accused of ignoring and abetting bad behavior by two male producers at “60 ...