Celdran will be stepping down from her anchor posts to take a break and spend more time with her family.
The channel will be available exclusively on Cignal TV.
Sources tell us that the seasoned journalist has been in talks with the local CNN station to become its newest on-air talent.
Mercado will take over the highly acclaimed 9 o'clock edition of 'Newsroom,' currently anchored by Mitzi Borromeo.
The news anchor is said to be eyeing an exit from the local CNN station to pursue an advanced degree.