Maranda Whittington, WKRN

Maranda Whittington


Nashville, TN, United States

Contact Maranda

Discover and connect with journalists and influencers around the world, save time on email research, monitor the news, and more.

Start free trial

  • WKRN
  • WHNT
  • KSLA News 12
  • FOX 8 New Orleans
  • KTRE News
  • KPLC
  • Region 8 News
  • WAFB
  • KXXV News Channel 25

Recent articles by Maranda:

Nashville meat-and-three officially closes its doors after 31 years

Mr. Dan opened the doors of his restaurant Dandgure’s Cafeteria back in 1991, but after three decades he felt it was time to finally close the doors. → Read More

Family of man killed on Charlotte Pike speaks out

24-year-old Miles Slay was killed Friday June 24th while walking down Charlotte Avenue. → Read More

First Tennessee Buc-ee’s opens in Crossville

Crossville’s location between Nashville and Knoxville is what attracted Buc-ee’s founder Arch “Beaver” Aplin III to set up his 50th location. → Read More

Organizations come together to help families displaced by South Nashville apartment fire

Thursday morning the Hispanic Family Foundation were on site working to help these displaced families. → Read More

Mayor announces Google Fiber coming to Smyrna

Tuesday morning Mayor Mary Esther Reed announced Google Fiber had selected the town to be the first outside of Nashville to receive high speed internet. → Read More

Worker killed at Church Street construction site in Nashville

The worker was employed by Lee Company and was working a construction site project at 900 Church Street when the accident occurred. → Read More

Oaklands Mansion working to preserve stories of enslaved African Americans

The mansion is working to continue reaching out to the public to identify and preserve the stories of those who were enslaved there. → Read More

Owner of Bedford County donut shop destroyed by DUI crash speaks out

Tiredness caused Roscoe Williams to be ten minutes late to work Wednesday morning, and ultimately spared his life. → Read More

SporTran returns to amended riding schedule Monday, June 22

Riders will not have to wear masks but are strongly encouraged to. If people visit any terminals, they will be required to wear a mask to enter inside. → Read More

Juneteenth march and Blackout Festival Friday night in Shreveport

The march will take place outside of the Municipal Auditorium on 705 Grand Avenue in Shreveport starting at 6 p.m. → Read More

KSLA Salutes: Air Force veteran recalls protesting at Grambling State in 1967

“It’s amazing how you see some of the similarities historically" → Read More

Sunflowers are in full bloom along Gilliam’s sunflower trail

Go see the sunflowers! → Read More

Free COVID-19 testing in Bossier and DeSoto parishes

Each site will be open from 8 a.m. until 11 a.m. daily. Testing in Bossier Parish will end on Monday, June 29 and on Tuesday June 30 in Desoto Parish. → Read More

Film Prize Jr. holding annual festival online this year

This year Film Prize Jr. has decided to move its annual festival online due to COVID-19. → Read More

YMCA offering swim classes this summer

“With summer upon us, there was a big fear within the aquatics community that drownings would increase because kids didn’t get those lessons." → Read More

‘We the People’ showcase policy changes at Saturday’s protest

'We the People' plan to expand on these demands so they can push for the creation of these policies in October during the legislative period. → Read More

New Normal Drive-In Theater kicks off Friday, May 29th in downtown Shreveport

From Friday May 29th to Sunday May 31st the group will offer two different movie showings a night in the parking lot of First United Methodist Church. → Read More

Free drive-thru food distribution in Marshall and Longview on Thursday, May 28

Food will be distributed at the Marshall Convention Center from 10 a.m. to noon, and then at the Longview Convention Complex Fairgrounds from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. → Read More

KSLA Salutes: Shreveport VA hosts Memorial Day hot dog drive-thru Friday

The VA handed out around 600 hot dogs to veterans, and they also provided them with free reusable masks. → Read More

Marshall Restaurants discuss expanding to 50% capacity under phase two reopening

Restaurants operating at 25% capacity can also expand to 50% capacity Friday, but not every restaurant is on board with this plan. → Read More