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Two WEAR-TV news presenters get promotions

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According to the Facebook and Twitter pages for Nafeesa DeFlorias of WEAR-TV (her pseudonym is Lena DeFlores), she was promoted from her former position of news presenter for WEAR-TV's local morning news program ("3 in the Morning) for Monday through Friday to the open positions of news presenter for WEAR-TV's local 4:00 p.m., 9:00 p.m., and 10:00 p.m. news programs for Monday through Friday ("Channel 3 News at 4:00", "Channel 3 News at 9:00 on WFGX"*, and "Channel 3 News at 10:00") due to her former colleague Mollye Barrow leaving those positions. As for who would be taking Nafeesa DeFloria's former position, that would be Christina Leavenworth, the news presenter for weekend editions of the morning news program (according to a message attributed to Christina Leavenworth on her Facebook page, she would continue to present news on weekend editions of the program until her successor is hired). As for when they would be taking their new positions, that would be during the calendar week of March 10th (a Monday), with Nafeesa DeFlorias taking her positions on that date and Christina Leavenworth taking her position on March 11th (a Tuesday).

*WFGX-TV is one of WEAR-TV's companion stations due to their being members of the same company, the Sinclair Broadcast Group

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