Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00 0:00
Available On Air Stations

WTJX NEWSFEED: December 11, 2023

Landfill Fire

On today's WTJX NewsFeed, residents on St. John and St. Thomas are feeling the effects of a garbage fire in the British Virgin Islands. BVI Minister for Health and Social Development, Vincent Wheatley, tells us more. American Airlines announced the addition of a new nonstop flight between Charlotte, North Carolina, and St. Thomas beginning in the summer. Department of Licensing and Consumer Affairs Commissioner nominee, Nathalie Hodge, says she plans to go after construction contractors who take advantage of Virgin Islands consumers. UVI Research and Technology Park is now taking applications for the 2024 cohort of Accelerate VI. Technology and knowledge based businesses can apply here: Listen to these stories and more.

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.
Latest Episodes