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WTJX NEWSFEED: January 24, 2024

Nikki Haley

On today's WTJX NewsFeed, Republican Presidential candidate Nikki Haley stumped virtually via Zoom this morning, making her case for the Republican nomination ahead of the VIGOP February 8th caucus. Governor Albert Bryan Jr. has lifted the "No Drink Advisory" on the St. Croix potable water system and announced the creation of Rebuild USVI, aimed at expediting the timeline of disaster recovery reconstruction efforts. At a press conference today, the U.S. Forest Service announced $6.5 million in grant funding for the Virgin Islands. The Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority announced partnerships with VI Electron and Honeywell. 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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