Candy Crowley Is Leaving CNN

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NEW YORK - JUNE 03:  CNN correspondent Candy Crowley speaks on stage during the 34th Annual AWRT Gracie Awards Gala at The New York Marriott Marquis on June 3, 2009 in New York City.  (Photo by Jemal Countess/Getty Images for AWRT) *** Local Caption *** Candy Crowley
Photo: Jemal Countess/Getty Images

CNN head Jeff Zucker sent out the following note this afternoon, letting staff know that longtime anchor Candy Crowley has decided to “move on” from the network “so she can embark on the next chapter of her already prolific career.”

Crowley has worked at CNN since 1987, most recently as chief political correspondent and host of the show State of the Union With Candy Crowley.

Here’s the full memo: