(edited from TampaBay.com) – Heather Van Nest has left as an evening news anchor at CBS affiliate WTSP-Ch. 10.
Van Nest posted a message on Facebook Wednesday afternoon thanking her viewers.
“I am excited for new work opportunities that allow for more flexibility in my family life,” she wrote. “Working until midnight with a 1-year-old son, 3-year-old daughter and husband at home is not ideal.”
Van Nest had been missing on air for several days, fueling speculation that her contract with the station hadn’t been renewed.
Messages left with the station’s general manager, Elliott Wiser, weren’t returned. Co-anchor Reginald Roundtree said he couldn’t comment. On Wednesday, Van Nest’s photo was quickly removed from WTSP’s website….Cont….