iHeartMedia Atlanta president ‘no longer employed’ after video appears to show him use racial slurs
ATLANTA — iHeartMedia – Atlanta president Drew Lauter is coming under fire after video that appears to show him using racial slurs surfaced.
A spokesperson for iHeartMedia confirmed to Channel 2 Investigative Reporter Ashli Lincoln on Thursday that Lauter is no longer employed by the company.
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The video shows Lauter riding in the backseat of car and appearing to repeatedly use the “n-word.”
The same spokesperson says “allegations of this nature go against our company values and our policies and we take them very seriously.”
Employees were notified of his separation from the company Thursday, though the video dates back to August of last year.