Maranda Whittington

Maranda Whittington

Maranda Whittington joined KSLA in July 2018 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 school's 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).

Recent Articles by Maranda

Cursive writing is coming back to Texas schools in the fall

Rondreiz “Junior” Phillips now missing for 1 year

Where is your DNA going? The pros and cons of purchasing DNA kits

Police identify woman shot in Shreveport; infant also was wounded

  Ward 3 Recreation helping all ages enjoy swimming

  Oak Park community upset with hygiene center location

  Local man upset with the condition of a Lake Charles cemetery

  Rudy Giuliani visits Lafayette to publicly endorse congressional candidate

  Leesville art exhibit honors former state park Hodges Gardens

  CPPJ approves mega site outside of Vinton

  LC city council approves new economic development districts

  Shell Beach Drive restaurant applicant revokes appeal to LC city council

  Local man creates Lake Charles first hygiene center for the homeless

  Family of woman missing from Leesville since 1986 confident that case can be solved

LC mayor proposing incentive package to reduce time off I-210 bridge project

  Lakeshore Drive multi-use path to be constructed with new DOTD grant

  Calcasieu DA responds to billboards

  Houston River Fire Department gets new fire truck

  Local organizations speak out about suicide prevention

  New CPSB hire responds to allegations

  Vinton community meets to discuss megasite proposal

  Locals react to state budget crisis

  CODOFIL celebrates 50th anniversary in Lake Charles

  Ward 3 Recreation offering dollar swim classes again this summer

Moss Bluff community honors 14-year-old shooting victim

Central Lake Charles is high in crime according to LCPD's 2017 Annual Crime Report

Catching up with former KPLC senior reporter Flora Roberts

LaGrange teacher accused of having sexual relationship with student

New Jeff Davis jail expected to open in July

CPPJ 'real-time flood coverage' weather system could be happening soon