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WTJX NEWSFEED: March 28, 2024

Department of Planning and Natural Resources Commissioner, Jean-Pierre Oriol

On today's WTJX Radio NewsFeed, Department of Planning and Natural Resources Commissioner, Jean-Pierre Oriol, pushes back at claims that the department is taking too long to complete its recovery projects. Seeing cases of dengue fever, the Department of Health is cautioning residents to be mindful of mosquito bites. Public Works Commissioner, Derek Gabriel, responds to Senator Dwayne DeGraff’s opposition to the proposed VITRAN fare increase. VI Casino Control Commissioner Carolyn P. Hermon-Percell speaks about Problem Gambling Awareness Month. 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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