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WTJX NEWSFEED: December 15, 2023

Shamari Haynes

On today's WTJX NewsFeed, the school monitor, Spanesia Anderson, the focus of the viral video incident at the Eulalie Rivera PreK-8 School, has been arrested. Testimony by the Deputy Commissioner for the Department of Tourism, Shamari Haynes, indicates low registration for the 2023-2024 Crucian Christmas Festival Parades. A bill to combat illegal gambling in the territory is held in committee after receiving a lack of support from lawmakers and stakeholders. 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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