Maranda Whittington

Maranda Whittington joined KPLC in June 2016 as a reporter. She is a military brat and was born in San Diego, California. She has lived in Oklahoma, North Carolina and Georgia. Maranda graduated from Georgia State University with a degree in Telecommunications and a minor in speech. While in school Maranda worked as a news reporter for her school's newspaper and was  a reporter for her schools student run news station. Maranda also worked as a radio intern for the Ryan Seacrest Foundation and as a news intern for WSB-TV in Atlanta. In Maranda's free time she loves to travel. She has studied abroad in Spain and Mexico and has also been to Australia and Africa. She also loves to read and watch movies (particularly marvel films). Maranda is excited to join the KPLC news team and to call Lake Charles home. If you have a question or story idea, email Maranda HERE or message her on Facebook.

Recent Articles by Maranda

  Pastor for family of fallen SPD officer Chatéri Payne speaks out

Maranda at Work: Carhopping at Sonic

Memorial services held for fallen SPD Officer Chatéri Payne

Bossier Schools looking for part-time workers

Boyfriend, father of her child present when the shooting occurred; SPD chief details Chatéri Payne’s death

$43 million expansion in the works for CHRISTUS Highland Medical Center

Sci-Port Museum to re-open second floor in February

Bossier Schools rolls out new bus alert system

Shreveport in need of garbage truck drivers

Humane Society of NWLA looking for more donations and volunteers

SporTran route changes coming for 2019

Financial advice for the new year

New year and new gym goals

Salvation Army cooks prepare over 150 meals for homeless this Christmas

HEAT FOR THE HOLIDAYS: Shreveport business gives woman new furnace

Shreveport-Bossier City Salvation Army short $120K on donations

Maranda at Work: Smoothing the ice

CPSO offering gun safety courses for children after Christmas

Arizona man comes to Shreveport to become a Salvation Army bell ringer

Where is your DNA going? The pros and cons of purchasing DNA kits