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WTJX NEWSFEED: May 14, 2024

Small Cargo

On today's WTJX Radio NewsFeed, a small cargo plane was forced to make an emergency landing on St. Croix, prompting the temporary closure of the airport’s runway. State Chair for the Democratic Party of the Virgin Islands, Stedmann Hodge, says party representatives should have been included during the 35th Legislature’s Committee of the Whole meeting. St. Croix Chief of Detectives, Naomi Joseph, is asking for the community’s help after a senior citizen was shot on Mother’s Day. Senator Alma Francis Heyliger is condemning Governor Albert Bryan's veto of legislative measures that were aimed at addressing issues facing the Water and Power AuthorityListen 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: mvdouglas@wtjx.org<br/>Phone: (340) 474-1682
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