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

The Robbys take over downtown Shreveport Saturday night

East 80 library branch in Haughton officially reopens

Vandals damaging popular Shreveport playground, students raise money for repairs

SUSLA to offer free dental services Saturday

Mother creates change at Shreveport intersection where her daughter died

Rapper Mystikal expected to be released from jail this morning

Bossier Parish Libraries introducing new curbside pick up service

BAFB officially opens Cinderella’s Closet

Maranda at Work: Making King Cakes

What’s next for Fair Grounds Field?

Meet Mia: Bossier schools’ new K-9 officer

I-20 Greenwood Rest Area closed for construction

Bossier City church hosting three day mental health symposium

Maranda at Work: Making Mardi Gras Masks

Sci-Port Museum in Shreveport opens second floor today

Shreveport doctor discusses recent measles outbreak

Volunteers for Youth Justice receives $100,000 grant for truancy program

Milam Street Kitchen Incubator set to open in the spring

Shreveport dentist office providing free dental services Saturday, Jan. 26

LaDOTD installs temporary turn signal for downtown Shreveport intersection