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Shevaun joined WHNT in June 2014 as a multimedia journalist. 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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    HAZEL GREEN, Ala. (WHNT) – “We heard an explosion. Then we heard kids screaming,” said Shay Harris. He works at a scrapyard next door to the yard where Moore was playing. “We went to see what it was, and it was a kid engulfed in flames.” The kindergartener’s father was away from their home when he received the news that his 5-year-old son had been burned in a gasoline explosion. “I was in town on some errands. I was on my way back […]

  • Operation Stand Down provides weekend relief for homeless veterans

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – More than 100 homeless veterans are flocking to the True Light Church for a weekend of free services. For almost a decade, ‘Operation Stand Down'(OSD) has hosted a weekend to give homeless vets a break from the streets. OSD buses the vets in for the event. “We feed them, we give them clothes, we have the VA doctors upstairs so they can get a cursory exam,” said Harold Stogsdill, the OSD chairman. The nonprofit supplies the […]

  • Big Spring Square could mean a narrowed Williams Avenue

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT)- The announcement of Big Spring Square comes with plans for new restaurants, residences, and retail within reach of the Von Braun Center. “Right now, there’s no easy connection to the square and there’s nothing else really around there to walk to,” said Dennis Madsen, the long-range planning manager for the city. The new development is meant to change the scheme of nearby dining and nightlife options. But that means you have to cross Williams Avenue, so city […]

  • Woman arrested again after bonding out last month for wreck that killed 8-year-old boy

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – A woman arrested and charged with vehicular homicide just last month for a wreck that killed an 8-year-old boy is back in jail.  Latonya Denise Haley, 31, was arrested again Thursday morning. A patrol officer pulled her over on Pulaski Pike just after midnight. “The driver was asked to submit to a field sobriety test, which she refused, and the driver was arrested,” said Lt. Jeffrey Rice, the special operations commander for Huntsville Police. “She got […]

  • Local medical officials address concerns about Ebola

    MADISON COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – The most recent Ebola diagnosis has caused a wave of fear  — but local health administrators say there is no immediate threat in north Alabama. “Everything now seems to be clustered around these known cases,” said Dr. Lawrence Robey, the Madison County health officer. “If we begin to see sporadic cases, which we have not, then we may begin to shift our focus a little bit.” Robey says the handling of Ebola by medical personnel has a […]

  • Facebook page wants Joe Davis to become outdoor music venue

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – The rollercoaster of figuring out the fate of the Huntsville Stars leaves another question in the air: What will become of the Joe? A baseball buzz around the stadium is a far cry from today’s empty parking lot, fenced-off turnstiles, and the outline of where the Stars’ logo used to be. There’s a social media push for a new purpose. “What I would like to see is this become an ampitheater so that we can enjoy […]

  • UPDATE: Madison Co. Sheriff’s office finds remains of woman reported missing in 2011, makes arrest

    MADISON COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – The Madison County Sheriff’s Office has found the remains of a woman reported missing in 2011, and they’ve also made an arrest. Investigators announced Tuesday they have found the remains of Mary Carrithers, and charged her husband, Charles Carrithers, with murder.  He is being held on a $750,000 bond. Sgt. Brian Chaffin said Mary Carrithers’ remains were found recently in a wooded area off Highway 231 in Morgan County. “In the recent weeks, we came […]

  • Big Spring Square to come to old Holiday Inn site

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Today city leaders introduced some out-of-state guests — who have big plans for the old Holiday Inn downtown. Say hello to the future site of Big Spring Square. A work-play-live complex designed for downtown. “The city wanted the former Holiday Inn site to redevelop into a site with significant retail presence, an urban high-density design with a pedestrian connection between downtown and other destinations throughout the core,” said Michelle Jordan, planning director for the city of […]

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    Emergent Lighting Systems Offers Illumination as Emergency Alerts for Schools and Businesses

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Recent headlines make one thing clear: safety in schools, workplaces, and hospitals require a great deal of attention. A Huntsville company has a bright way to keep people alert. What looks like holiday lights might save a life. Emergent Lighting Systems (ELS) has St. John Paul II Catholic High School wired for instant emergency notification. “The teachers have a mechanism that they can activate immediately,” said ELS CEO Pam Peterson. Along with her husband, Peterson launched the program in 2007. Their daughter […]

  • American Family Care Laptops Stolen; Contain Patient Information

    DECATUR, Ala. (WHNT) – When you give personal information to a healthcare provider, you may assume the information is secure. But patients of one clinic are receiving letters saying their information may be compromised. “There’s too much at risk — because someone is negligent, you may have ruined someone’s life,” said Ed Mylek of Hartselle. Mylek has received medical care at the American Family Care (AFC) clinic in Decatur. A letter he received from the AFC explains what Mylek says is ‘gross negligence.’ The urgent care chain […]

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    Resources are available for people affected by hidden camera case

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) –  The core of the recent hidden camera child pornography case remains on the mind of everyone here at WHNT News 19. And that is the children. “Anytime that something such as sexual exploitation occurs, people feel violated,” said Bryan Cox, spokesman for the Department of Homeland Security Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE). “The last thing we need to do is create hysteria, that every bathroom or private place is bugged with cameras,” said Jane Orton, the Intervention […]

  • Chapman requests new trial in case of husband’s death

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) –  After a man was found dead in 2010, his wife was found guilty and sentenced to 35 years in prison after prosecutors argued she delayed calling 911. Monday, Karla Chapman was back in the courtroom asking for a new trial. Before her conviction, Chapman argued she acted in self-defense after she says her husband threatened to kill her. Now, months later, her lawyer says the conviction should be overturned. “She’s holding out hope for her appeal. We’ve got some […]

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