Maranda Whittington

Maranda Whittington


Maranda Whittington joined KSLA News 12 a reporter for KSLA News 12 This Morning in July 2018.

Maranda came from our sister station KPLC in Lake Charles, Louisiana where she spent the last two years working as reporter. She also produced shows for the station’s weekday and weekend newscasts.

While at KPLC she covered Hurricane Harvey and President Donald Trump’s visit to Lake Charles after the storm.

Before she came to Louisiana she interned at WSB-TV in Atlanta, where she ran scripts for anchors along with shadowing news reporters out in the field.

She graduated from Georgia State University in 2016 with a degree in telecommunications and a speech minor.

While at Georgia State she worked as a news reporter for the school’s student newspaper, The Signal, was also a reporter for the school’s student news station, GSTV, and was a radio intern for the Ryan Seacrest Foundation.

She also spent part of her summer studying abroad in Spain, and has studied in Mexico City while in school.

Maranda is a military brat who was born in San Diego, California and has lived in Oklahoma, North Carolina and Georgia.

In her free time she enjoys watching movies, reading and traveling. Along with Spain and Mexico, Maranda has been to Africa, Australia, and Canada.

Recent Articles by Maranda

  LifeShare and WAITR team up to offer free delivery codes for blood donations

  KSLA Salutes: The Air Force Historian

  Caddo Schools hosting Virtual Career Fair for teachers Thursday Mar. 26

  COVID-19 impact on downtown Shreveport

  Salvation Army still operating during coronavirus pandemic

  Homeschooling tips during the coronavirus crisis

  United Way of NWLA offers helpline to answer coronavirus questions

  LifeShare in need of blood donations during coronavirus pandemic

  318 Restaurant Week still going on March 16-21

  Cinderella Project cancels 8th annual prom dress giveaway Saturday

  Southfield School closes to combat coronavirus

  KSLA Salutes: The Dragon’s Lair

  Coronavirus has low impact at Shreveport Regional Airport

  R.W. Norton Art Gallery cancels annual BLOOM! Festival due to coronavirus

  First Presbyterian Shreveport offers Taizè worship service

  Five candidates vying to be next Natchitoches superintendent

  Waskom ISD hires new superintendent

  City of Minden unveils new mobile app

  KSLA Salutes: Montford Point Marine recounts service during World War II

  Construction on Sportran’s new multimodal resource center to begin in 2021

Interstate 20 west reopened following truck fire

  Southwood High students developing bus app for Caddo Schools

  LSP hosting free car seat check event Saturday Feb. 29

  SporTran hosting career fair on Feb. 28

  KSLA Salutes: Dog tags fill Ruston Memorial Garden

  SBA opens up disaster recovery center in Minden for January tornado victims

  Shreveport Aquarium is looking for Mardi Gras beads

  Shreveport VA launches new mobile app for veterans

West Point Military Academy hosts leadership workshop for students

  Krewe of Gemini rolls through Shreveport on Feb. 22