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Marcellina Ventura-Douglas

Marcellina Ventura-Douglas

Radio News Reporter

Marcellina Ventura-Douglas is the Radio News Reporter for WTJX-FM, 93.1. Born and raised on St. Croix, Ventura-Douglas graduated from the University of the Virgin Islands, where she received her bachelor’s degree in criminal justice. While at UVI, she worked in the office of Senator Shawn-Michael Malone before beginning her career in radio. Ventura-Douglas fell in love with radio growing up, when she and her father would spend every morning and afternoon listening to local radio news legend, Alvin G. After leaving Senator Malone's office, she became the program director of Vivid Streaming. She then joined WTJX-TV, Channel 12 as a producer. Soon after, she was tapped to switch to WTJX-FM to present an evening news. She is passionate about bringing radio news to the Virgin Islands community through the WTJX NewsFeed, airing every weekday at 5:00pm on 93.1 FM and available online, on demand.
Email: mvdouglas@wtjx.org
Phone: (340) 474-1682

  • On today's WTJX Radio NewsFeed, the Department of Public Works plans a major road project on First Avenue on St. Thomas. We speak with WAPA Director of Communications, Shanell Petersen, about the most recent blackouts on St. Thomas.
  • On today's WTJX Radio NewsFeed, a proposal for a sidewalk bar in Cruz Bay St. John sparked debate during a Historic Preservation Commission meeting. A measure to allow the territory to elect its attorney general failed to advance out of the Committee of Homeland Security, Justice and Public Safety.
  • On today's WTJX Radio NewsFeed, a small cargo plane was forced to make an emergency landing on St. Croix, prompting the temporary closure of the airport’s runway. State Chair for the Democratic Party of the Virgin Islands, Stedmann Hodge, says party representatives should have been included during the 35th Legislature’s Committee of the Whole meeting.
  • On today's WTJX Radio NewsFeed, we speak with Oriel Blake, Executive Director of the Virgin Islands Professional Charter Association, about the success of the Virgin Islands Boating Expo. In anticipation of the start of the hurricane season, Senator Dwayne DeGraff holds a day of prayer and recognition.
  • On today's WTJX Radio NewsFeed, we speak with Senate President Novelle Francis Jr. and Senate Majority Leader Kenneth Gittens following the Governor’s veto of three legislative measures. The University of the Virgin Islands held its 60th commencement ceremony on the Albert A. Sheen campus on St. Croix.
  • On today's WTJX Radio NewsFeed, we speak with Communications Director of the Water and Power Authority, Shanell Petersen, who explains the series of events that caused the most recent power outage on St. Thomas/St. John. The Office of the Tax Assessor plans to increase revenue collections by way of property auction.
  • On today's WTJX Radio NewsFeed, 50 soldiers from the Virgin Islands National Guard 631st Engineering Detachment are deployed to Africa. The territory's expenses are cause for concern despite the anticipated increase in revenue, that’s according to Governor Albert Bryan Jr.
  • On today's WTJX Radio NewsFeed, we speak with Sports, Parks and Recreation Commissioner, Calvert White, who celebrates the re-Birth Carnival Horse Races on St. Thomas. The estate of a man who died while in custody has filed a lawsuit against officials from the Bureau of Corrections.
  • On today's WTJX Radio NewsFeed, St. Thomas/St. John District Police Chief Steven Phillip Sr. is crediting the community for keeping carnival safe. The Department of Health is spearheading a wellness fair that will offer residents access to free healthcare.
  • On today's WTJX Radio NewsFeed, police are asking for the communities help to locate 77-year-old Euranie M. Lambert of St. Thomas. We speak with Department of Agriculture Commissioner Dr. Louis Petersen who says corroded steam pipes are the cause for the St. Croix abattoir closure.