Maranda Whittington

Maranda Whittington

Reporter

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

SFD offers safety tips as temperatures begin to drop

  Extra security and heavy traffic expected for big LSU Alabama game Saturday

  KSLA Salutes: ‘Quilt Queens’ use love of sewing to help veterans

Volunteers needed to create holiday cards for veterans

  Family of Eighth-grader who collapsed at football game speaks out

  Bossier Libraries rolls out new kindness campaign

  Louisiana State Police urge drivers to slow down in work zones

  Louisiana still showing high levels of flu cases, according to CDC

  Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall helps ArkLaTexans honor family members, friends they lost in the war

  'Penelope’ the art car rolls into Shreveport

  KSLA Salutes: Veteran uses vlog to spotlight local musical artists

  LRCA Rodeo Finals kick off Thursday night at LA State Fair

  CPSO offers safety tips for children this Halloween

DeSoto Parish Sheriff’s Office rolls out new app

KSLA Salutes: Haughton opens Veterans Therapy Health Garden, Walking Trail

  Officer kills woman carrying scissors ‘aggressively’

  Breast cancer survivor opens Bossier City’s first mastectomy boutique; celebration set Saturday

  North DeSoto Middle students honor football player who collapsed at game

  Civil service illustrator uses her love of art, Air Force

  State Fair of Louisiana opens up to the public on Oct. 24

  Free tickets to the State Fair of Louisiana if you adopt a pet this month

Pumpkin Shine on Line kicks off on Oct. 22

  DeSoto Parish Schools purchases more AEDs after football player collapses at game

  KSLA Salutes: Major Frances Mercado

  Grover Cannon jury selection set to begin Thursday

Shreveport Regional Airport conducting emergency disaster drill Wednesday morning

  Eighth-grader raising money to purchase more AEDs for his school

  Shreve Memorial Library hosting domestic violence awareness programs this month

  BPSO academy offers inside look at recruit training

  Saturday is the day to vote in the gubernatorial election