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WTJX NEWSFEED: March 8, 2024


On today's WTJX NewsFeed, the Legislature’s Committee on Ethical Conduct is investigating a sexual harassment claim filed by Senator Carla Joseph against Senator Franklin Johnson. The Coast Guard and Virgin Islands Search and Rescue save three boaters off a sinking vessel. The Committee on Health, Hospitals, and Human Services, chaired by Senator Ray Fonseca, held its final territory-wide health fair today on the island of St. Croix. Prosecutors submit their sentencing recommendation for former Charlotte Amalie High School track coach Alfredo Bruce Smith. The 175th Emancipation Commemoration Committee celebrates International Women’s Day by honoring their “Dozen Roses.” 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.<br/>Email:<br/>Phone: (340) 474-1682
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