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WTJX NEWSFEED: January 25, 2024

Catherine Kling

On today's WTJX NewsFeed, lawmakers grill representatives of Liberty VI over service quality in the territory. After executing Operation "Top Shottas,” the Virgin Islands Police Department makes several arrests and confiscates high powered firearms and drugs. The VI Department of Health’s Office of Vital Records and Statistics took its first significant step towards its goal of going fully digital by March of this year. The VI Department of Education is asking for assistance with a recent act of vandalism on school bus #17 on the island of St. Croix. 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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