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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.

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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  • Simulators teach Athens HS seniors about safe driving

    ATHENS, Ala. – A Medflight crew landed midfield at Gold Eagle Stadium at Athens High Wednesday morning, but it was no emergency. It was the beginning of Drunk Driving Awareness Wednesday, a daylong seminar of simulators and activities aimed at Athens High School seniors to encourage safe driving. “With graduation time coming up, senior trips, summer vacation, it’s an important time to make safe driving top of mind,” said Allison Green, the Drive Safe coordinator with the Alabama Department of Transportation. […]

  • Schools donate hundreds of pounds of pop tabs for Ronald McDonald House

    DECATUR, Ala. – The parking lot of a Decatur McDonalds doubled as a pop tab party Wednesday, fundraising for the Ronald McDonald house. The donations help provide a free place for families to stay when they have to travel to Birmingham seeking medical care for their child. “We recycle the pop tabs,” said Stephanie Langford, communications director with the Ronald McDonald House. “Last year we got $11,000 from that recycling program.” WHNT News 19’s Jason Simpson helped donors unload their pop […]

  • State Board of Education admits error for incorrect graduation rates

    MONTGOMERY, Ala.-The State Department of Education acknowledges the release of incorrect graduation rate data posted to the State Department of Education’s website last Friday. According to a news release, State Superintendent of Education Michael Sentance said there were a number of mistakes made which caused superintendents and others to take issue with the graduation rates posted. Last year the United State Department of Education (USDOE) cited Alabama for including students (special education students) who took and/or followed the Essential/Life Skills […]

  • Bill lets taxpayers vote on county gas tax hike to fund road repair

    MORGAN COUNTY, Ala. – Lawmakers say a statewide gas tax hike isn’t happening. But a new bill could ask you to vote on raising your gas taxes to solve road issues. “This all started with county commissions saying we don’t have enough money for our local county roads and bridges,” began Senator Arthur Orr (R-Decatur). Now that Speaker Mac McCutcheon says a proposed statewide gas tax hike is dead, it could be 2019 before it could be brought back up […]

  • BREAKING OVERNIGHT: One arrested in shooting at Wild Bill’s Bar and Grill in Madison

    MADISON, Ala. – Officers with the Madison Police Department report one person was shot outside the Wild Bill’s Bar and Grill. Officials say they already have one in custody, and HEMSI is treating the patient. At this time, the extent of their injuries is unknown. The shooting happened sometime after midnight. Wild Bill’s is in the Madison Village Shopping Center on Madison Boulevard. WHNT News 19 has a crew on the way to the scene and will update this webpage as we […]

  • “This is the Last Shot:” Governor candidate files complaint against Rebekah Mason

    MORGAN COUNTY, Ala. – One of former governor Robert Bentley’s former opponents now says there are two other people who still haven’t been served. Former Morgan County Commissioner Stacy George said he’s taking one last shot at holding two other people accountable for the unethical scandal that ended in Bentley’s resignation. Not long after announcing his run for governor, Stacy Lee George said he’s trying once again to land ethics charges against Bentley’s alleged mistress and top aide, Rebekah Mason […]

  • THIS WEEKEND: Monument for April 27, 2011 tornado victims unveiled in Mt. Hope

    MOUNT HOPE, Ala. – Next week marks six years since the tragic April 27, 2011 tornado outbreak. In Lawrence County, there has long been talk about erecting a monument. But a group of private citizens in one town says this is the year that talk becomes action. Mt. Hope resident Misty Henderson remembers it vividly. “It probably lasted thirty seconds to a minute,” she began. “When we came out, the house was pretty wrecked up. We were able to get […]

  • Reverend pushes to turn closed Hartselle Hospital into veterans home

    HARTSELLE, Ala. – Reverend James Henderson said he’s sure it will happen, and he said his vision is clear. For the past six months, Henderson worked to garner support for his idea to turn the now-closed Hartselle Hospital facility into a state-run veterans home. “I can tell you, as a preacher and as an old soldier this is a fight for our veterans,” said Henderson. It’s no secret that Alabama’s four state veteran homes have wait lists. Reverend Henderson said […]

  • Imagine Academy provides industry-recognized STEM credentials to high schoolers

    DECATUR, Ala – A program growing across the country and spreading through Alabama gives students the chance to add different technology-related certifications to their resume before they even get a diploma. Microsoft’s Imagination Academy gives kids an extra push in increasingly high-demand STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) and IT (Information Technology) fields. “We’ve been trying to do things that will increase the industry-recognized credentials around the state,” said Representative Terri Collins (R-Decatur). Rep. Collins is also the chair of the House Education […]

  • Decatur City School Board names former Guntersville superintendent for interim position

    DECATUR, Ala. – Two weeks after Decatur City Schools lost its superintendent, the school board unanimously voted Dale Edwards as their interim superintendent. The board spent Tuesday afternoon interviewing three candidates – Marti Rizzuto, Sammy Felton and Dale Edwards. “He is from Guntersville. He’s been a superintendent. He’s been an interim superintendent in Jackson County,” explained Karen Duke, the school board president. Edwards was the only candidate who has worked as an interim superintendent. Duke said without someone at the […]

  • Nonpartisan group rallies in support of Russian hacking probe

    DECATUR, Ala. – One group in Morgan County is demanding answers they feel every American should have regarding the Russia hacking scandal and allegations of collusion during the presidential campaign. Surrounding the Lady Justice statue on the Morgan County Courthouse lawn, members of Indivisible Decatur demanded answers regarding the Russian hacking scandal in Washington. “Every American deserves to know the ruth of what transpired in the 2016 election,” said member Anne Scarbrough. They stress the law must be applied justly, and […]

  • Lawrence County Commission votes against giving animal services contract back to former director

    MOULTON, Ala. – Wednesday morning, a Lawrence County Commissioner cast the tie-breaking vote to deny the county’s animal service contract to go back to Bobbie Taylor, the former shelter director convicted of animal cruelty. Instead, it will go to Changing 42 Animal Rescue, a local shelter operated by Kim Carpenter.  The vote was 3-2 in Changing 42’s favor. The commission met yesterday but Commissioner Bobby Burch was not present.  The commissioners who were voted 2-2.  An emergency meeting was called […]