Michael Oreskes resigned on Wednesday as NPR’s chief editor after he was accused of sexual harassment that dated back to the 1990s, when he worked at The New York Times.
Oreskes said in a statement that he was deeply sorry to the people he hurt.
“My behavior was wrong and inexcusable, and I accept full responsibility,” Oreskes said.
He added that he informed Jarl Mohn, president and CEO of NPR, earlier in the day that he would step down.
Oreskes was initially…