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

  SporTran hosting bus operator job fair today

  SPD Chief discusses grassroots walks, community policing

  NIH medical research program visiting Shreveport

  New app could help provide parishes and counties with faster internet

  Shreveport pediatrician writes children’s book tackling mental health

  New glass studio and art school opening in Shreveport

  318 Restaurant Week kicks off on March 18

  Maranda at Work: Mudbugs Hockey

  I-20 construction near Louisiana/Texas state line expected to be finished this summer

  Bossier City plans to widen Viking Drive

  Infrastructure upgrades in the works for Bossier Parish

  Marshall High School students raise nearly $10,000 for tutoring program

  Maranda at Work: The Sewing Shop

  Greater Shreveport Chamber of Commerce launches new job portal

Meet the team: Maranda Whittington

  Bossier Schools looking to get feedback on school lunches

  SRAC hosting CRITICAL MASS 7 exhibition art show Friday

  NWLA gets first ever axe throwing venue

  Cinderella Project hosting 7th annual prom dress giveaway Saturday

Huntington High students host African American wax museum