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WTJX NEWSFEED: May 20, 2024

Havensight Mall

On today's WTJX Radio NewsFeed, the Democratic Party of the Virgin Islands votes that the government must still conduct primary elections (2:12). We speak with Department of Public Works Commissioner, Derek Gabriel, as the department begins major road repairs in the St. Croix District (7:33). Communications Director for the Water and Power Authority, Shanell Peterson, details the issues that caused power outages in the St. Thomas/St. John district today (10:02). Lawmakers advance a bill that would elevate the status of security officers employed by the Government Employee Retirement System at the Havensight Mall (18:14). 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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