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WTJX NEWSFEED: May 15, 2024

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On today's WTJX Radio NewsFeed, a proposal for a sidewalk bar in Cruz Bay St. John sparked debate during a Historic Preservation Commission meeting. A measure to allow the territory to elect its attorney general failed to advance out of the Committee of Homeland Security, Justice and Public Safety. A St. Croix man is facing charges of attempted murder after placing a police officer in a chokehold. 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: mvdouglas@wtjx.org<br/>Phone: (340) 474-1682
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