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CBS 4’s Shannon Hori on The Chopping Block?


CBS 4’s Shannon Hori on The Chopping Block?

Shannon Hori

WFOR-Channel 4 anchorwoman Shannon Hori, at a recent charity gala (Mike Jachles Photo)

flag-breaking-newsOne of South Florida’s hottest newscasters may be on her way off the air!

WFOR-Channel 4 star anchor Shannon Hori is rumored to be trying to negotiate a new contract before June, when her current deal runs out.

Thing is, it’s not going well!

Mom of two Hori has told co-workers she wants to leave while newsroom dwellers close to management say the CBS affiliate wants her out!

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Japanese-American Hori, who’s been at the station since 2007, is not talking.

Said CBS 4 spokesman Lee Zimmerman: “I don’t know anything about it.”

Said one co-worker who asked that his name not be used: “Shannon is a hard worker and a great professional, but CBS is quietly holding a national search to replace her.”

Click here to find out about another South Florida anchor leaving his station

Weekend anchorwoman Cynthia Demos has made it clear she wants Hori’s gig alongside Eliott Rodriguez during the high-audience slots at 5 p.m., 5:30 p.m. and 11 p.m.

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