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WTJX NEWSFEED: December 29, 2023

Newsfeed December 29, 2023

On today's WTJX NewsFeed, the Virgin Islands Fire and Emergency Medical Services has suspended personnel who have failed to meet employment certification requirements. A new group, St. Croix Calypsonians United, is moving forward with hosting the annual Calypso Monarch Competiton after it was reportedly canceled by the Division of Festivals. St. Thomas/St. John Police Chief, Steven Phillip, issues a notice to owners of Kia and Hyundai vehicles after seeing an increase in theft of those automobiles. St. Croix native and filmmaker, Jordan K. Paul, is screening his acclaimed short film, "ANIMALS." 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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