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WTJX NEWSFEED: January 22, 2024


On today's WTJX NewsFeed, according to VI Department of Health's Medical Director, Dr. Tai Hunte-Ceasar, COVID-19 is surging in the territory. A 23-year-old St. Thomas man was gunned down early Sunday morning, marking the first homicide of 2024 in the USVI. The VI Supreme Court takes over former Senator Steven Payne’s lawsuit against the 34th Legislature of the Virgin Islands. VIPD Commissioner, Ray Martinez, speaks on the department's consent decree. 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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