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

Overton Brooks VA honors POW/MIA with remembrance ceremony

  Landowners discuss Cypress Black Bayou tax millage propositions up for vote

  KSLA Salutes: Lowe-McFarlane Post 14 celebrates its 100th birthday

  DigiFest South Expo back in Bossier City for ninth year

  Shreveport Regional Airport sees more flyers this summer

  East Texas Taco Fest back again in Marshall Saturday

  KSLA Salutes: Baking the next bite

  Fourth community bond meeting scheduled for Sept. 12

SLIDESHOW: 9/11 events around the ArkLaTex

  Shreveport-Bossier group honors 9/11 victims with moving tribute

  Desoto Parish Schools offering new electrical field pathway for students

  New life coming to Andress Ford Motor Company building

  Maranda at Work: Shreveport-Bossier Astronomical Society

  Louisiana Tech and Grambling face off in “Buddy Bowl” Saturday

  KSLA Salutes: Writing the next chapter

  Sep. 5 last day to purchase tickets to win 1968 Ford Mustang

  Are electric charging stations still coming to downtown Shreveport?

Harrah’s Louisiana Downs Annual Wiener Dog Races kick off Sep. 2

  Friday’s the last day to drop off uniforms for Uniforms for Kids

  KSLA Salutes: Brigadier General Gerald Goodfellow

  Shreveport woman provides ‘breakfast at the bus stop’

  Milam Street Kitchen Incubator officially opens on Aug. 27

  KSLA Salutes: Marine hits the road to try and erase race

  Marshall ISD students head back to school Monday

  KSLA Salutes: Staff Sgt. Latasha Andrew

Shreve Memorial Library’s free after school feeding program returns

  Marshall Fire Department seeking donations to restore historic alarm bell

  KSLA Salutes: Serving in the skies

  Shreveport police searching for suspect in fatal hotel shooting

  Field of Dreams park undergoing renovations