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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.

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Recent Articles
  • Highschoolers release weather balloon for solar eclipse

    ATHENS, Ala. – Obviously a number of schools across the Tennessee Valley used the Great American Solar Eclipse as an educational experience. Some high schoolers turned the eclipse into a hands-on educational experience. “We sent a weather balloon up with payload of GPS and a GoPro Omni which consists of 6 GoPros,” explained senior Richard Conway. That’s $6300 worth of equipment they successfully launched into the atmosphere. The students started the project at the beginning of the school year and […]

  • Shoals unity groups hold vigil for Charlottesville after deadly protest

    FLORENCE, Ala. – On the heels of the horrific events which unfolded in Virginia over the weekend, unity groups in the Shoals came together and held a vigil Monday evening. “Some while say it’s time to make America great again. I offer you that America has always been great, because she is good,” said Ben Newbern to a crowd holding candles. Two groups are united in a cause. Newbern with “Equality Shoals” and Camille Bennett with “Project Say Something” say Monday […]

  • Decatur woman speaks out after witnessing sister’s murder

    DECATUR, Ala. – The family of 30-year-old Caridad Stripe is seeking stability following her shooting death at Courtyard Apartments. Latoria Marsh’a McGuire, 26, is now charged with Stripe’s murder. Stripe’s sister, Millagro Acosta, was in the parking lot and witnessed the events. “In broad daylight, my sister just knocked on the door and [McGuire] just opened it and shot her,” said Acosta. She said she tried to apply pressure to Stripe’s chest wound, and tried to perform CPR and keep her […]

  • UPDATE: Victim identified, one charged with murder after shooting at Courtyard Apartments

    DECATUR, Ala. – Decatur Police are investigating a shooting that happened around 11:30 a.m. Monday at the Courtyard Apartments. First responders found 30-year-old Caridad Stripe lying in the parking lot with a single gunshot wound to the chest. Stripe was transported to Decatur Morgan Hospital Parkway where she was pronounced dead, according to officials. Investigators spent the morning processing the scene at the complex in the 2200th block of Acadia Drive in southwest Decatur. Detective Jodi Fuller heard the suspect’s […]

  • Escaped Decatur Work Release inmate recaptured in Texas

    DECATUR, Ala. –  The search for an escaped inmate in Decatur ended Tuesday in a small town in Texas. The Alabama Department of Correction’s Investigations and Intelligence Division announced 40-year-old Michael Parker was recaptured in Refugio, Texas around midnight. Parker escaped from Decatur Work Release Center on August 6 just before two in the morning. Parker is serving a 17-year sentence for a robbery committed in Baldwin County. He now faces additional charges for his escape.

  • Salon offers free haircuts for school-aged children ahead of new school year

    DECATUR, Ala. – With the help of some clippers and some scissors, plus a couple of snacks, a River City business gave students a boost for the new school year. Metamorphosis Salon and Spa’s daylong block party was designed with kids and parents in mind. “Returning to school is really expensive for all of the families so we wanted to lift a burden by offering free hair cuts,” said salon owner Dawana Dumas. Any child in K-12 was able to […]

  • Officials identify victim in fatal accident involving car and a bicycle in Limestone County

    LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala. — The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency confirmed one person is dead after an accident involving a car and a bicycle on Highway 127 near Sugar Hill Lane. Evaristo Ocampo, 66, was killed when the bicycle he was riding on was struck by a 2001 Ford. Ocampo was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the Ford was not injured. State troopers with the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency arrived at the scene and spoke with witnesses about […]

  • MONDAY: Salon offering free haircuts for kids K-12

    DECATUR, Ala – A salon wants to lift some of the burden and get your little one ready for back-to-school. Metamorphosis Salon & Spa in Decatur will be offering free haircuts for all children in grades K-12 Monday. The event will be all day, from 10 a.m.  to 6 p.m. Walk-ins are welcome, and the salon will have snacks, a movie, and other activities to keep your child entertained while they wait. They even have Elsa from Frozen scheduled to […]

  • Vehicle hits pedestrian on Jordan Lane

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Around 2:30 Saturday morning, Huntsville police responded to a call of a pedestrian that was hit by a vehicle. About a dozen officers were at the scene at the intersection of Jordan Lane and Brandon Town Road. Jordan Lane was temporarily shut down due to the incident. The victim was transported with life-threatening injuries to Huntsville Hospital via HEMSI with a police escort. The driver was interviewed on the scene by police officers. Early evidence suggests the […]

  • McDonald’s responds after Muslim family accuses employee of intentionally adding bacon to sandwiches

    DECATUR, Ala. – The Alabama chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) wants a McDonald’s employee identified and fired after claims that bacon was intentionally added to the sandwiches of a Muslim family Monday afternoon. “Based on the evidence in this incident, as well as the unprecedented spike in anti-Muslim bigotry nationwide, we believe this was an intentional act of religious and ethnic bigotry,” said Khaula Hadeed, the executive director of CAIR-Alabama. WHNT News 19 reached out to McDonald’s […]

  • Meet and greet puts new Decatur City Schools superintendent in front of community

    DECATUR, Ala. – Tuesday the new Decatur City Schools superintendent shook hands with parents and community members as he discussed his plans for the district. “We’ve really tried to go back to basics of focusing in on the classroom,” said Superintendent Michael Douglas. “I put out non-negotiables for administrators and teachers in terms of bell-to-bell instruction.” Douglas says he wants administrators to visit classrooms as often as possible, and give teachers the resources and professional development they need. He says he […]

  • TONIGHT: Meet officers, neighbors at National Night Out

    DECATUR, Ala – Tuesday night, Decatur Police host an event that gets you out of the house and building bridges. “National Night Out is an opportunity for neighborhoods to get to know the neighbors, the officers and first responders that work in their zones and areas of town and start building some relationships,” explained Lt. Proncey Robertson with Decatur PD. Each location has different activities including sidewalk chalk art, an ‘identify the burglar’ contest, a fake kidnapping, as well as […]