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

  Shreveport office providing free dental services Saturday, Jan. 25

  KSLA Salutes: BPCC unveils new military art exhibit

  Center, Texas receives $350,000 downtown revitalization grant

  NWLA Master Gardeners award over $15,000 in grants for horticulture education

  Krewe of Harambee kicks off annual parade Monday

  KSLA Salutes: BPSO Deputy splits time with the National Guard

  New computer kits coming to SPAR rec centers to help with coding

  Local LSU Fans share excitement over Monday night’s big game

  Benton Middle School to open doors Jan. 14, following deadly storms

The Salvation Army will be out serving Saturday night

  Haughton woman shares how heavy storms damaged her property

National Weather Service Shreveport gears up for big storms tonight

  EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Family, friends reflect on the past year without fallen SPD Officer Chatéri Payne

  Volunteers needed for ‘Night to Shine’ in Marshall

  The Strand Theatre enters the new year debt-free

  All Shreve Memorial Library branches open seven days a week

  KSLA Salutes: The USMC Liaison

  Walk-On’s Independence Bowl kicks off on Dec. 26

  $50,000 check anonymously given to The Salvation Army

  Shreveport-Bossier City Salvation Army short of donations for Red Kettle Campaign

  Ex-Mardi Gras krewe gives $14,000+ to ArkLaTex groups

  Bossier Parish students build free little libraries

  Marshall Fire Department dedicates historic alarm bell

  KSLA Salutes: Greatest showman at Barksdale Air Force Base

Bossier Council on Aging providing free medical transportation to senior citizens

SML’s Wallette Branch offering free gift wrapping

  Pilot program to help Caddo Parish students obtain free college credit

  LifeShare in need of holiday blood donations

  New changes in effect for those visiting Barksdale Global Power Museum

  Salvation Army reopening thrift store for one-day sale Friday