SKY News political journalist Samantha Maiden has resigned from the pay TV news network, announced on social media:
“I am resigning from SKY News today and would like to thank SKY for such great opportunities and the support (CEO Angelos Frangopoulos) and (David Speers) have offered me. I am truly sad to go. No more selfies for (son) Ned!”
Last month she was suspended, amid reports citing workplace behaviour.
She added, “Late last year, I was also diagnosed for the first time with anxiety and depression, which although I still believe never stopped me from breaking big political stories, has not been fun. so, I am doing what any sentient being would. Folks: I AM GOING TO THE GILI ISLANDS” and bluntly conceded she is “high functioning which is a polite way of saying I’m an annoying, relentless perfectionist. I’m genuinely sorry if anyone has been bruised by this.”
Maiden also extended her thanks to well-wishers, Annabel Crabb, Sally Rugg of Change.org and acknowledged a note from Alan Jones.
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