Now Crain is formally out of a job.
The corporate declined to remark additional to CNN Enterprise.
However Crain’s exit caps every week of controversy for the station and its guardian firm, which has repeatedly come below scrutiny for its editorial selections.
Crain’s June 5 commentary concerning the station’s “Code Purple” warnings went viral — a lot to the dismay of Sinclair executives.
“We wish you to know it is not us,” Crain informed viewers, blaming “company” for the scary alerts.
Crain was noticeably absent from the station’s airwaves after his monologue. Viewers and advertisers supported him en masse, with many expressing concern that he may lose his job. One week later, “individuals are nonetheless furious” locally, a Sinclair supply mentioned on Wednesday.
Crain has declined to touch upon his standing, and he didn’t reply to a request for remark after Sinclair confirmed his departure on Wednesday night.