“According to a memo, Zucker resigned after being asked about a personal relationship with a close colleague as part of the network’s investigation into Chris Cuomo. The colleague was Allison Gollust, who leads marketing and communications for CNN, according to CNN’s Brian Stelter. ‘I was required to disclose it when it began but I didn’t. I was wrong,’ Zucker wrote. ‘As a result, I am resigning today.'” CNN Chief Jeff Zucker Resigns After Relationship With Colleague Disclosed. I’m not totally sure what a consensual relationship has to do with covering the day’s news. But then again, I haven’t been sure what CNN’s nonstop panels have to do with covering the day’s news either. At least we know what they’ll be talking about today.