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WTJX NEWSFEED: July 1, 2024

Pictured: Claire Roker
Photo Credit: Legislature of the Virgin Islands
Pictured: Claire Roker

On today's WTJX Radio NewsFeed:
[00:47] Governor Albert Bryan Jr. announces St. Thomas native, Craig Benjamin, as the new Director for the Bureau of School Construction and Maintenance.
[06:19] Lawmakers vote to name the visitor’s center at the Ann E. Abramson Marine Facility on St. Croix after longtime community leader, Claire Lorraine Browne Roker.
[12:22] We speak with Positive Nelson, who is organizing the 24th annual Fort-to-Fort Emancipation Day walk on St. Croix.
[16:11] We speak with Kendell Henry from the Ten Sleepless Knights, as they prepare to hold their Emancipation Day celebration events beginning tomorrow.  
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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