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Shevaun joined WHNT in June 2014 as a multimedia journalist, and now, you can also catch her anchoring on Saturday and Sunday mornings. A Miami native of Jamaican descent, Shevaun is passionate about submerging herself in southern culture.

Shevaun is a proud ‘Cane, graduating from the University of Miami in 2013 where she joined Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. At UM, she anchored UMTV NewsVision and hosted UMTV SportsDesk while interning at WSVN 7 News, a FOX affiliate in Miami. She also interned with WEDR, a Miami radio station.

After graduating, Shevaun moved to Gulfport/Biloxi, Mississippi as a reporter for WXXV News 25, a local news product that launched in 2013, of which Shevaun was an inaugural member.

When she’s not working the camera, Shevaun can be found at car shows or sports events, cooking Jamaican food, or traveling.

Have a tip or an idea? Shevaun wants to hear from you! She enjoys communicating with our viewers. Follow her on Twitter @FinesseBryan or email her at shevaun.bryan@whnt.com


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    MORGAN COUNTY, Ala. – As wildfires continue to burn throughout the state, the Alabama Forestry Commission says they’re stretching their budget to match the need. The state’s ongoing budget issues aren’t helping. “In the past five years, we’ve experienced probably a 55% cut in our funding,” said North Regional Forester Terry Ezzell. “And then when we add the expense of all these fires, it’s put us in a pretty bad predicament right now.” He says they have 90 fewer employees […]

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    Former Cuban President Fidel Castro dead at 90

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    MORGAN COUNTY, Ala. – A long campaign season is finally over. Now, Alabama lawmakers say Donald Trump’s presidency could bring relief to a longtime headache. “Every year, Medicaid has grown by another 130, 150, 200 million dollars,” explained Representative Ed Henry (R-Hartselle). The Alabama Medicaid plan gets more pricey and our lawmakers can’t do much about it. “If we want to change it or amend the plan, we have to go back to Washington [D.C.], ask for permission to change […]

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    Need a ride to the polls? The NAACP will pick you up

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    Decatur Mall owners request more time to renovate property

    DECATUR, Ala. – Big changes are coming to Decatur Mall, all thanks to Hull Property Group of Augusta, Georgia. The property ownership group owns shopping centers in the Florence and Auburn areas, as well as about two dozen more around the country. Hull Group bought Decatur Mall earlier this year. “They’ve had time to assess the mall and where they think it is, and how they can implement their model,” said city development director Wally Terry. Hull Property Group now […]

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