Emmerich announced this in an email to employees obtained through CNN Business.
Emeryridge wrote in an employee email: “After careful consideration, I decided to move forward from Refinery29.” “I have been fighting for space so that this expensive team can make their own decisions without restrictions. I Make this decision now so that you can continue to do so. Now it’s time for me and all of us to move forward, make changes, reflect and grow, the stories we have told, and the stories you will continue to tell, more than ever Anytime is more important, I really appreciate being able to participate in building part of the platform and business to highlight under-reported stories and expand unheard voices. Thanks to my friends and colleagues who have the privilege to work with them, I look forward to seeing Refinery29 Continuous success. Continue to take care of yourself and each other.”
Deputy media chief Nancy Dubuc (Nancy Dubuc) confirmed the news in another email to employees on Thursday.
Dubuque wrote: “I want to thank Amy for her efforts during this time.” “Her business focus and unwavering energy have helped Refinery29 take a new level in the media world. She left A brand that is ready to continue its various storytelling missions to help all women see, feel and claim their power. A key cultural moment in history.”
An Emmerich spokesperson declined to comment except for the content in the email.
Refinery29’s union requested Emmerich to resign immediately in a letter to the deputy media management department on June 11. The letter received by CNN Business cited the accusations of employees, alleging that Emmerich had failed them in a variety of ways, ranging from “a racist micro-aggression to a refusal to provide employees with a safe and supportive work environment.” At the time, Emmerich did not respond to a request for comment.