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WTJX NEWSFEED: December 13, 2023

Ray Martinez

On today’s WTJX NewsFeed, the Virgin Islands Department of Education issued a statement regarding an incident involving a school monitor and a student at the Eulalie Rivera PreK-8 School on St. Croix. United Steel Workers District 9 Director, Daniel Flippo, says that VIYA is moving customer service jobs to Guyana. Private water haulers, who provided water to battle fires at the Bovoni Landfill in July and October, apparently still have not been paid for their services. We speak with Elita Bradshaw of Bradshaw Water delivery. Commissioner Ray Martinez refuses to respond to questions from Senator Franklin Johnson after the Senator called members of the Commissioner’s force, cowards. 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.
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