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Best wishes to Maria Stephanos, the face of Fox 25

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Maria Stephanos tweeting during one of the 2012 presidential debates.

Good luck and best wishes to Maria Stephanos, who announced on Thursday that she’s leaving WFXT-TV (Channel 25). Garrett Quinn has the details at Boston magazine. Stephanos has been the face of Fox 25 News for a long time, and it’s not going to be the same without her.

As Quinn notes, Stephanos is Fox 25’s second recent high-profile departure. My Northeastern colleague Mike Beaudet, the station’s investigative reporter, recently announced he was stepping aside so that he could spend more time with us.

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  1. Maria is a solid reporter and lovely person to boot. It’s hard to imagine who will eventually equal her stature at that station.

  2. Mike Beaudet too? What the hell’s going on over there?

    • Dan Kennedy

      @F.J.: Mike started his full-time Northeastern job a year ago, which means he was literally working two full-time jobs during the past year. It just got to be too much.

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