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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

Recent Articles
  • Governor Bentley announces revenue proposal for legislative session

    In a press conference Friday, Governor Bentley announced his revenue plan. “The most serious issue we face is the funding of our general fund,” said Bentley. The governor said tax increases are not ‘popular’ with him, but they are the answer to a $700 million shortfall in the fund. “As a doctor, the dangers of cigarettes and the people of Alabama are deadly,” Bentley began. As a state leader, he wants to raise the tax to $1.25 per pack on […]

  • Madison County project “full speed ahead” despite ALDOT ‘halt’

    MADISON COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) –  The fate of two Madison County road projects are up in the air because of one lawmaker’s billboard opposing Governor Bentley’s tax hike plan. Now, the Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) director says he he has pulled funding on the widening of Jeff Road and Highway 72 West. But the Madison County Commissioners see no real halt in sight. “It caught me off guard when it as listen as one of the [projects] that were stopped,” said […]

  • New Waffle House opens as city shuts down

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – As the winter weather shut most of Huntsville down, one restaurant was opening its doors for the first time. “A little chaotic. A lot of being busy,” said human resources supervisor Patty Reed. The new Waffle House on Pratt Avenue buzzes with Five Points and downtown residents — and the reason why is simple. The cold weather makes their familiar yellow sign a popular go-to. “Well its been really busy just with the opening of it […]

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    Many flights cancelled Thursday at Huntsville International Airport

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Icy roads create a challenge for all traffic, both land and air.  Delays and cancellations are all over the boards at Huntsville International Airport, but it’s not because the airport says so. “Our runways, in the last 25 years, have only closed two times,” said Jana Kuner, manager of public information for the airport. With enough plows and artillery to match that of a small city, the cancellations are not because of a lack of preparation. […]

  • Tow truck drivers light up I-565 to promote Move Over law

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) –  A line of lights, high visibility jackets, and first responder trucks lined a parking lot, with a strong message to send. “We’re bringing awareness to the community because most people aren’t aware about the Move Over law,” said Lappdog Towing driver William Shelt. The act, implemented in 2009, says drivers must move over or slow down to 15 miles per hour below the speed limit if emergency vehicles are on the side of the road, for […]

  • Driver in Jones Valley slide speaks on wreck

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – A video of trucks sliding on ice on Jones Valley Drive shows a chilling sound that no car-owner wants to hear. The sound of cars colliding, falling victim to ice, gravity, and other vehicles. One person in the video is seen putting his hands on his head, he owns one of the trucks that were pushed down the hill. “[One of the drivers] hit pretty much every car on the street,” said Garrett Thornton. “It was […]

  • Grandfather clause added in Huntsville schools order

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – The Huntsville Board of Education unanimously voted to approve the consent order focused on rezoning Huntsville City Schools. But during a series of public forums, parents spoke out about concern that their high schoolers would not be able to finish high school where they started. A clause added to the consent order added a grandfather clause for rising juniors and seniors. During the special meeting, school board member Walker McGinnis asked district attorney J.R. Brooks why […]

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    UPDATE: Huntsville Board of Education passes proposed consent order

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – After a lengthy meeting, the Huntsville Board of Education voted to approve the school system’s Proposed Consent Order in the school rezoning case. During the four hour special meeting, the board asked attorney J.R. Brooks questions about how the order will effect district operations. The vote was unanimous. The order centers around rezoning the district to increase diversity at each school. Brooks points out that there is a clear divide between the majority black north and […]

  • Huntsville icy road treatment has no bearing on taxpayers

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – The city of Huntsville’s Public Works department has around 2 dozen vehicles outfitted for road treatment in this weather. So when snow falls, you may wonder how keeping city roads clear affects your wallet. “We have about a half million dollar street maintenance [budget] where we buy our stuff out of,” explained Public Works director Terry Hatfield. There is no winter weather budget but public works keeps gravel and salt on hand with old funds that […]

  • Madison County crews prepare for winter event

    MADISON COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – Although Madison County does not pre-treat roads, District One Commissioner Roger Jones says his workers are ready to quickly act on whatever may fall. “We treat the areas that start to ice or when we feel like they’re going to ask,” said Jones. He says they come early and stay late even though they don’t have a budget set aside for winter weather. “We just make do with our regular budget,” he explained. “The biggest […]

  • Madison County janitor changes to guilty plea in federal child porn case

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – A Madison County janitor facing federal charges for placing cameras in restrooms at a handful of Huntsville businesses changed his plea on Wednesday. Jeremy Joseph Nelson appeared in federal court before Judge Madeline Hughes Haikala. He is accused of placing cameras in three businesses that he cleaned. His federal charges are four counts of sexual exploitation of a child, two counts of possession of child pornography, and one count of child pornography distribution. The court audience […]

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    $15,000 offered for information in Madison County man’s murder in 2010

    MADISON COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – The Madison County Sheriff’s Department is seeking the public’s help in a five-year-old case, and they’re adding a heavy incentive. Governor Bentley signed a proclamation offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to an arrest and conviction in the case.  Sheriff Dorning announced an additional $10,000 reward for information. “We’re hoping for some public help to bring the people responsible to justice,” said investigator and spokesman Jeremy Hughes. On July 12, 2010 Marc Allen Wenger was […]


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