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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
  • Troopers take to the water for Memorial Day weekend

    GUNTERSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) –  A patriotic weekend in the Tennessee Valley means lots of traffic on the waterways. From inexperienced, to reckless, to teenage boaters, Alabama Highway Patrol has their troopers out in force to make sure the boaters are safe. “We want to encourage [drivers] not to drink and drive and to wear their safety vest, that vest is as important as putting your seat belt on,” said spokesman Curtis Summerville. Don’t drink. Wear your vest. Plus, with the […]

  • Tim Lanza, left is currently an assistant principal at Huntsville High School. He is appealing his transfer to Westlawn Middle School. To the right is his attorney, Robert Lockwood. (Photo: Shevaun Bryan, WHNT News 19)

    Huntsville Board of Education transfer assistant principals, despite appeals

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – The Huntsville Board of Education is holding employee transfer hearings this morning, on the last day of the 2014-15 school year. The board has heard two appeals so far, one from Andrian Yeldell, assistant principal of Butler High School. Yeldell was transferred to another assistant principal spot at Challenger Elementary.  She appealed because she wants to be a principal.  The school board voted unanimously to transfer her. Tim Lanza, assistant principal at Huntsville High School, is […]

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    Sylvania School’s band director placed on administrative leave following post on social media

    DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – The band director of Sylvania High School has been placed on administrative leave with pay until further notice. Brian Thomas, Assistant Superintendent of DeKalb County Schools, confirmed this development to WHNT News 19. Thomas’ statement was brief, and did not address why the band director is on leave, only acknowledging the school system is “aware of the situation.” “We have begun an investigation and hope to resolve the matter as soon as possible,” Thomas said. […]

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    UPDATE: Half-brother now charged in 13-year-old Collinsville boy’s shooting death

    FORT PAYNE, Ala. (WHNT) – The DeKalb County District Attorney has made an arrest in what was initially thought to be an accidental shooting.  A 13-year-old Collinsville boy died on Sunday, and his half-brother is now charged. Austin Buchanan, 20, was arrested Thursday and booked in the DeKalb County Jail.  He is charged with reckless manslaughter. Eli Estrada, 13, was shot Sunday, May 17 at a home on County Road 51 in Collinsville. It was initially believed Estrada was shot […]

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    Jemison’s College Academy signed into reality

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Huntsville City Schools superintendent Casey Wardynski sat next to Robert Altenkirch, president of the University of Alabama in Huntsville as they signed an agreement bringing a unique College Academy to the under-construction Jemison High School. The first twenty current middle schoolers that will make up the pilot class — and their parents — watched as their futures began to take shape. “Today is really the beginning of the College Academy,” said superintendent Wardynski. “I could not […]

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    Decatur Police announce four arrests in violent crime spree that left two dead

    DECATUR, Ala. (WHNT) – Decatur Police say they deployed all available resources from Friday into Saturday morning, as a spree of violent crimes claimed two lives. They identified one murder victim as Antonio Hernandez, 27. A friend who was with him before his death said a group of males robbed them then shot Hernandez “for no reason.” Investigators say he suffered multiple gunshot wounds. Decatur Police identified the second victim as Joshua Davis, 25, of Lacey’s Spring.  Police say Davis […]

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    Decatur Police: Body found in park may be connected to string of violent overnight incidents

    DECATUR, Ala. (WHNT) – Decatur Police responded to a report of a body in the Wilson Morgan Park pavilion near Adventureland around 9 a.m. Saturday. Police say the victim, a man, had been shot in the head. According to police, evidence at the scene suggests it may be related to a string of other violent incidents in the overnight hours. Police say that series of events started at 9 p.m. with reports of shots fired on 5th Avenue. No one […]

  • Police chase through Madison and Limestone Counties

    Two people arrested after police chase that covered two counties

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Huntsville police set up shop on Moores Mill Road near Highway 72 for a safety checkpoint. Most drivers made it through Wednesday night’s checkpoint with no problems.  However, police arrested six people on charges ranging from DUI to drugs.  Police say one of the drivers arrested was in possession of crack cocaine.  Officers also wrote 113 tickets. The checkpoint did not conclude without incident.  Police wound up involved in a chase that lasted an hour and […]

  • Taking Action: End in sight for Weatherly Road extension project

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – A 50-year-old business has been through a lot but says nothing has hurt their foot traffic as much as the roadwork outside their front door, because their corner lot has been barricaded on all three sides at different points. “When they had the road all this torn up, they’d thought we’d literally closed,” said Taylor. She says her business is two-thirds of what it normally is, and many of her elderly customers are stuck walking across […]

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    Huntsville City School Board to spend $280K on more security

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT)  – Huntsville city school campuses will have extra security guards next year. “We had a study that was done by our security people in conjunction with principals to identify places where added security would be a benefit,” said district spokesman Keith Ward. The district is putting more than $280 thousand toward hiring 15 part-time, unarmed security personnel. “Their primary duty would be to augment and add security at sites where we have bus service and transfer students,” […]

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    Taking Action: Mom’s memories of deceased baby stolen

    HARTSELLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Two days before Mother’s Day, Devin Johnson of Hartselle fell victim to petty theft after visiting the Walmart in Decatur. “We rushed back over to get it and it was already gone,” she said. A white Samsung Note 3 cell phone with a black and purple case. Gone — along with the memories it held. “Videos of her first walking, videos of us feeding her, her laughing, just stuff that I’m never ever going to get back,” […]

  • Brewfest celebrates strives made in Alabama craft brewing

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – A record turnout at Brewfest 2015 doesn’t just mean good brew and good times, it marks more strides made by Free the Hops. “We met the initial legislative goals that we set out to do,” said Carie Partain, vice-president of the statewide nonprofit. “We have changed a total of three pre-prohibition-era laws.” The laws changed affected everything from beer styles to container sizes to the existence of taprooms. Those in the business have taken note. “If […]


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