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Meteorologist Shiri Spear Joins WFXT From WTVJ

Meteorologist Shiri Spear is joining WFXT, the Fox O&O in Boston, on November 19.

Spear, a New England native, will be the meteorologist for the morning newscast. She comes from WTVJ, the NBC O&O in Miami.

“Shiri brings an abundance of knowledge and experience in forecasting New England weather,” WFXT vice president and news director Paul McGonagle said in a statement. “She will be a great addition to the FOX25 weather team and we’re happy to welcome her back to her hometown.”

Spear replaces Cindy Fitzgibbon, who signed off from the station last month.

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WTVJ Meteorologist Shiri Spear Donates Blood Stem Cells to Anonymous Cancer Patient

Shiri Spear, a meteorologist at NBC owned-and-operated WTVJ in Miami, is donating her blood stem cells to an anonymous cancer patient she has never met.

Spear, who signed up to be a bone marrow donor in 2006, said she got a call several months ago saying she was a match. “I know it’s a 40-year-old male. I know that he has Hodgkin’s [lymphoma],” she said (watch the video, above). “In a year maybe I’ll get to meet him when I’m allowed to request to, so we’ll see.” Read more