Olbermann is MSNBC’s highest-rated personality and the linchpin of its move to a prime time show of liberal viewpoints. He was one of the network’s anchors for election day coverage this week.
President of MSNBC Phil Griffin released this response:
I became aware of Keith’s political contributions late last night. Mindful of NBC News policy and standards, I have suspended him indefinitely without pay.Olbermann was not immediately available for comment.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.