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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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  • Trinity Councilman Scott Owens runs for Morgan Co. Sheriff

    MORGAN COUNTY, Ala. — Following decades of public service and currently in his second term as a councilman, Scott Owens of Trinity says he knows what voters want out of the sheriff’s office. “Transparency and honesty seem to be what the department is lacking,” said Owens. Owens wants to be sheriff and says a main priority is showing where taxpayer dollars are going. He says he believes the money should be going towards training and equipment. “Every dime of those funds, […]

  • Man accused of ordering kittens online to kill them enters plea deal, not guilty because of mental illness

    ATHENS, Ala. — A Limestone County man charged with 22 counts of animal cruelty will not be prosecuted after a plea agreement was reached declaring him “not guilty by reason of mental disease or defect.” Ronald Golden was declared mentally ill by a court in 2013, said Limestone County District Attorney Brian C.T. Jones, and the DA’s office decided it would be more effective for Golden to undergo treatment within the state mental health system than be prosecuted. The plea — […]

  • Capital murder trial starts for suspect in 2015 crime spree, co-defendant pleads guilty

    DECATUR, Ala. – A jury will spend the next several days listening to witnesses and attorneys as they determine the fate of Cortez Mitchell. The 19-year-old is one of four young men police say gunned down Antonio Hernandez, 27, and Joshua Davis, 25. During their crime spree, police say they also committed multiple armed robberies. Mitchell, as well as Amani Goodwin, Cedric Cowan, and Joseph Cowan were arrested in May 2015, all charged with eleven felonies, including capital murder. The four were […]

  • Lawrence County residents convinced water caused health issues

    NORTH COURTLAND, Ala. – A doctor recently confirmed what some Lawrence County residents say they’ve always known: there’s something in the Tennessee River, and they say it’s a silent killer. Jeffery Steward says he’s on a series of medications to combat kidney and gallbladder problems after years of drinking the water. “I’m scared to have a cup of coffee, or tea or anything,” he said. He calls the local water situation pitiful, saying he has to watch visiting family and friends […]

  • Limestone Sheriff candidate says GOP blocked him from their ticket due to his sexuality

    LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala. – A Limestone County man has been blocked by the county Republican party from running for sheriff on their ticket. “I’ve been a self-identified Republican since the age of 18. I’ve even run on the Republican ticket back in 2002.” Jason White has been committed to the Republican party and the pursuit of Limestone County Sheriff for years, but he believes his sexual orientation is why the GOP rejected his request. “It’s not something I’ve hidden,” said White, who […]

  • Initiative pays recent grads’ student loans to move to Decatur

    DECATUR, Ala. – Attention recent graduates, The Best and Brightest Initiative is in Decatur, and it will pay you just for moving to town. It applies to anyone who has earned a STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) degree since 2014. Grads who move to Decatur are eligible for $3,000 a year, for up to five years. “We want to bring talented young professionals to live in this city to build the next version of the city, we want that energy, those […]

  • Hartselle Police Chief Ron Puckett running for Morgan County sheriff

    MORGAN COUNTY, Ala. – One of the people wanting to lead the Morgan County Sheriff’s Office has decades of experience in law enforcement, and is a familiar face in parts of the county. “Being a sheriff is not about money, it’s not about power, it’s about a calling,” said Hartselle PD Chief Ron Puckett. “I feel led to run for sheriff of Morgan County and hopefully serve the citizens of Morgan County like I have the citizens of Hartselle.” Chief Puckett […]

  • Judge gives Lawrence County custody of Nosey the elephant

    LAWRENCE COUNTY, Ala. – An African elephant at the center of animal cruelty charges will now remain in a Tennessee sanctuary, following the ruling of Lawrence County District Judge Angela Terry. Monday, Judge Terry gave custody of Nosey the elephant to Lawrence County, and animal control officer Kimberly Carpenter says Nosey will remain at the Hohenwald sanctuary. Carpenter tells WHNT News 19 that the county does not have the means or facilities to care for Nosey. Lawrence County Assistant District […]

  • Tech Center automotive students excited for Toyota-Mazda plant opportunities

    LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala. – On Wednesday, state officials and company leaders announced that Toyota and Mazda will establish a new $1.6 billion auto-plant in Huntsville that will bring 4,000 jobs to the area. While many adults celebrate the announcement, some local teenagers also look ahead to what the plant could mean for their future. After all, they have quite the advantage studying at the Limestone County Career Tech Center. 17- year-old Hunter Tyler says he wants to go into the automotive industry. News […]

  • North Courtland council fires town clerk after months of controversy

    NORTH COURTLAND, Ala. – Following three hours and fifty minutes of discussion and an executive session, the town council and mayor of North Courtland voted not to reinstate Tabatha Bailey as the town clerk. This is the fourth attempt to resolve the ongoing situation. Bailey accused Mayor Riely Evans Sr. of sexual harassment months ago, according to one of the city councilman.  Bailey says Evans’ decision to suspend her, for the second time, is retaliation. “I’m to the point, I […]

  • Councilman: Suspended clerk accuses North Courtland mayor of sexual harassment

    NORTH COURTLAND, Ala. – Officials in North Courtland say the town is effectively down as personal friction at town hall causes the town clerk Tabatha Bailey to remain suspended. Mayor Riely Evans Sr. suspended her for the second time since August. Now, more details are revealed as to why the mayor continues to suspend the clerk he hired. Bailey says she wants him out of office, and says the suspension is retaliation and harassment because she rejected his advances. “I’m aware […]

  • More jobs are coming to Morgan County after ‘big money’ investments in 2017

    MORGAN COUNTY, Ala. — Morgan County officials have momentum. With big money invested in the area last year, more growth is expected this year, and that means more jobs on the way. “We’ve got the water, the rail, the highway system,” says Jeremy Nails, Morgan County Economic Development CEO. That, plus access to a well-trained workforce, show companies that Morgan County is a great place, logistically to invest; and they have, bringing 436 new jobs in 2017, the most growth […]