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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
  • Wing Ding 37, coming to Huntsville this week, to bring big economic boost

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – The announcement of Wing Ding 37 coming to the Rocket City put the Huntsville-Madison County Convention and Visitors Bureau to work. Huntsville hosted the convention in 1998, and brought the highest attendance to date that year. The focus this year is retention, with the big economic impact expected. The convention is projected to bring about $3 million in tourist dollars during the event. “These folks come in, they’re shopping here, buying gas here, visit our wonderful […]

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    New I-565 interchange approved for Madison

    MADISON, Ala. (WHNT) –  Seven years of work finally paying off, according to Madison County and Madison city leaders. At a press conference Friday, they announced that the Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) and the United States Federal Highway Administration approved their proposal for an interchange set forth with the multi-use Town Madison project in mind. “With this go-ahead, we can finish the design and construct the roads and ramps which will allow us to pursue the tenants necessary to […]

  • Smaller dogs to get their own playground at Southside Park

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Big changes coming to Southside Park in the southern part of the city. The Astro Dog Park will be closed for a few weeks starting September 1 as park improvements continue in the area that is already cleared. “The contractor is going to be removing some trees from the small area of the park to enable some sunlight to get into areas that are wooded now,” said assistant county engineer Houston Matthews. Based on feedback from […]


    NEW DETAILS: Car thefts, chase led up to officer involved shooting, people involved identified

    CULLMAN COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – Multiple agencies are investigating a shooting that left an Arab Police officer wounded and an Arab man dead. The man killed in the Sunday evening Cullman County shooting is identified as Christopher Ray Tompkins, 36 of Arab. Marshall County Sheriff’s Office officials say Sissy Amanda Vaughn is facing a theft of property charge stemming from the events that took place prior to the shooting. Officials say there had been numerous reports of stolen vehicles in […]

  • American Red Cross offers free haircuts for donors

    MADISON COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – So many outlets rely on the American Red Cross, and they rely on you. The organization faces a serious shortage due to a lack of donations. “The ideal thing would be to always have a consistent supply of blood,” said Red Cross communication manager Tiffany Taylor. “We can’t afford to have a blood shortage because our hospitals and their patients are needing this stable blood supply.” But with help from a community business, they have […]

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    One in custody after series of fights, gunfire, person hit by car In Huntsville

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Huntsville Police tell us they responded to calls of shots fired on Garrison Street in Huntsville on Sunday afternoon. They went out to the area several times over the course of the day Sunday for calls about fights. They say they found a woman had been hit by a car when they got out there around 2:30 p.m. They say her injuries are minor and not life-threatening. Police have one suspect in custody, though it’s not clear […]

  • Huntsville breaks world record for largest group doing burpee

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – The Von Braun Center hosted its second annual Rocket City Tailgate Challenge, featuring free fun for the whole family. But this year, it put itself in the record books for fitness. “Diabetes, stroke, cardiovascular disease, we are at the top of the list,” said Dr. Sarah Jacobs, owner of HealthSource. Teaming up with the challenge, hundreds showed up to break the Guinness World Record for the ‘Most people performing burpees simultaneously.’ A burpee is when you […]

  • Alabama, Tennessee law enforcement kick off Hands Across the Border

    MADISON COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – At the Alabama-Tennessee state line, law enforcement from both states gather to kick off this year’s Hands Across the Border. “This high visibility campaign will run today August 21 through September 7 and is made possible largely by funding through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration,” said Bill Whatley, public safety chief of the Alabama Department of Economic & Community Affairs Public Safety Unit. Higher police presence will look for impaired and distracted drivers, as well […]

  • AT&T union workers picket as contract negotiations continue

    ALABAMA (WHNT) – Picket lines are going up across the southeast region of the country after negotiations over a union contract expired. Here in the Tennessee Valley, AT&T employees are also fighting for what they want. “We don’t want to do an actual strike,” said Ken McKenzie. That’s not good for our community, it’s not good for our members.” He is he vice president of the Huntsville chapter of the Communications Workers of America (CWA) union. Employees are holding informational pickets […]

  • Campus No. 805 announces new retail development

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – As Campus No. 805 takes shape, a plot of land will soon bring a little retail therapy. A 16,000-square foot retail space will hold 8-10 units. Developers are already in talk with a number of retailers, from restaurants to stores. “We’re trying total to people that are established here in the community but also trying to bring in new business and new jobs as well,” said Joyce Skinner, campus manager. The new retail development is going […]

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    ‘It Can’t Be True’ mentality dangerous with child sex abuse

    MADISON COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – The news of former Subway spokesman Jared Fogle seeking out sexual interactions with minors as well as possession child pornography is making headlines nationwide. But to prosecutors who deal with these sorts of cases, the emerging facts bring to light the public tendency to deny that such things can happen. “For those of us who do this work on a daily basis, we know that horror exists,” said Jason Scully-Clemmons of Madison County District Attorney Office’s […]

  • Benefit yard sale raises thousands for St. Clair Lane fire victims’ family

    MADISON COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – After the tragic events on St. Clair Lane where four people and an unborn baby were lost, the community is left rattled and wanting to support the relatives of the victims. Mirabella Salon organized a benefit yard sale with 100% of proceeds going to funeral costs as well as the living expenses for other members of the Smallwood/Sokolowski family whose home burned down. The rummage sale took place the day after additional capital murder charges were […]


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