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WTVT Promotes Kristin Wright to Weekend Anchor

Kristin Wright, a general assignment reporter at Fox owned-and-operated WTVT in Tampa, has been promoted to weekend anchor.

Wright has been filling in as the station’s weekend anchor for the past two weeks, according to The Tampa Tribune. She replaces Nerissa Prest, who parted ways with WTVT in August.

Before joining WTVT in 2008, Wright was a general assignment reporter at WHTM in Harrisburg, PA. She has also worked as an anchor in WIVT-WBGH in Binghamton and WDIV in her native Detroit.

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Anchor Nerissa Prest Parts Ways With WTVT

Nerissa Prest, an anchor at Fox owned-and-operated WTVT in Tampa-St. Petersburg, has parted ways with the station.

“We mutually parted ways,” Prest told the St. Petersburg Times.  “It was time for me to move on to the next chapter.” The station confirmed her departure, noting “an extensive search” is underway for her replacement.

Prest, who is bound by a confidentiality agreement about her employment contract, has been with WTVT since 2006. In 2009, she was moved from weekday mornings to weekend mornings, where she remained until her last broadcast on August 21. The Times reports that as of late last week, some staffers at WTVT were unaware of her departure. Read more