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WTJX NEWSFEED: February 9, 2024

School Tour

On today's WTJX NewsFeed, the Biden-Harris Administration approves federal cost share increase for Hurricanes Irma and Maria disaster recovery projects in the territory. Former President Donald J. Trump wins the Virgin Islands Republican Caucus. A bill backed by the Department of Health to create a kidney disease and diabetes registry draws favor from members of the Senate Committee on Health. The Senate Committee on Education and Workforce Development toured schools on St. Croix with Education Commissioner. 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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