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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


Recent Articles
  • Police respond to mobile home fire on Decatur’s 6th Avenue

    DECATUR, Ala. — A person is in the hospital Wednesday in Decatur after their trailer caught fire off Highway 31. Decatur Fire and Rescue tell WHNT’s Shevaun Bryan this morning there was a person and their dog who lived in the mobile home on 6th Avenue Southeast. The individual’s condition has not been released. Flames were put out around 8 a.m., according to Bryan. Police and fire crews responded to Paradise Mobile Home Park to a fully involved mobile home […]

  • It’s National Ice Cream Day! Find deals for July 15

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Not only is it National Ice Cream Month, but Sunday, July 15 is National Ice Cream Day. With this heat, we can all use a cool sweet treat. President Ronald Reagan declared the third Sunday of July for the dessert. Here are some deals you can enjoy across the Tennessee Valley: Baskin-Robbins: BOGO (buy one, get one) cones, $0.99 sundaes, or $2 off a medium milkshake if you get the app Bruster’s Real Ice Cream:  New Sweet […]

  • Russellville church group arrives home after being stuck in Haiti due to violent protests

    RUSSELLVILLE, Ala. – A church group from Russellville is back home early Tuesday after violent protests in Haiti over fuel prices canceled flights and made roads unsafe. A Facebook video shows their arrival just around midnight in white vans. Family members and friends rejoice as members of the team stepped out. Church groups in South Carolina, Florida, Georgia and Alabama are among those who weren’t able to leave, according to newspaper and television reports. Russellville’s First Baptist Church has been […]

  • Lawrence County Commission votes to close courthouse, reopens Monday pending weekend inspection

    LAWRENCE COUNTY, Ala. — County officials confirm Tuesday to close down their courthouse considering it unsafe.  An evaluation is scheduled for the weekend to decide whether or not conditions are appropriate, according to a Lawrence County EMA post. WHNT’s Shevaun Bryan reports the Lawrence County Commission confirmed their decision around 9:54 a.m. The courthouse suffered fire, water and smoke damages after a fire broke out on the night of July 2. Bryan adds multiple department heads presented updated reports of […]

  • Committee ready to help residents still dealing with storm aftermath, seeking volunteers

    DECATUR, Ala. – Many residents remain displaced eleven weeks after the April 3 storm. Multiple homes are still condemned, and some people still live in hotels. A group of concerned citizens is trying to reach residents still in need; and they’re also seeking volunteers. “We’re a local group trying to help people recover from a terrible thing,” said Wade Dinsmore, co-chair of the Decatur-Morgan Longterm Recovery Committee. Monday, June 25, the DMLTRC is hosting a “Bring Your Own Lunch” Training from […]

  • Decatur Police offer Alternative Choices Summer Program

    DECATUR, Ala. – Police in the River City want to help the area youth enjoy the summer, while building a better relationship with them. It’s the Alternative Choices program, and parents, it’s completely free. “[Alternative Choices] is one of our historic programs,” said DPD spokesperson Emme Long. “We’ve done it for maybe fifteen or twenty years. It’s just a really good way to get involved with kids ages eight to fourteen.” It’s a one-week day camp offered to residents of Cardinal […]

  • Lawsuit: Toyota-Mazda plant could make rare fish extinct

    LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala –  A lawsuit filed in the U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C. raises concerns over the environmental impact of the Toyota-Mazda plant. While many happily anticipate what the plant will bring in, the Center for Biological Diversity is more concerned with what it may push out of the area. According to the Center, the spring pygmy sunfish’s habitat is in imminent danger. It prompted the Center to sue the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on claims it failed to […]

  • Limestone County School Board rescinds contract offered to superintendent’s daughter

    LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala. – A unanimous vote Tuesday rescinded the contract offered to a college graduate who was supposed to be the new special education teacher at Johnson Elementary School. Since the contract was offered to Katie Ikerman, parents questioned the process used to hire her because she’s the daughter of Superintendent Tom Sisk. Earlier this week WHNT News 19 confirmed the board’s attorneys advised them to take back the contract because it was a possible violation of the nepotism […]

  • House District 4 candidate Tom Fredricks looks to unseat Rep. Parker Moore

    MORGAN COUNTY, Ala. – In a special election, Morgan and Limestone county voters elected Parker Moore to the seat once held by Micky Hammon.  Moore and three others still have signs about town hoping to get elected to a full term in November. His only Republican competition is getting some attention on social media for what he did to signs outside a barbershop. Tom Fredricks says a ‘contrived group of people’ gave him some pushback after he posted a video […]

  • Former Lawrence County Animal Services Director found guilty of animal cruelty sentenced to fines and probation

    LAWRENCE COUNTY, Ala. – Former Lawrence County Animal Services Director Bobbie Taylor has been sentenced after being found guilty of six counts of animal cruelty in February. Taylor was given a suspended sentence of 9 months in jail with 2-years of supervised probation. The suspended sentence means she won’t spend time behind bars. She has been ordered to pay $11,100 in fees and fines. Taylor collapsed after the sentence was read. A friend told WHNT News 19 that Taylor’s knee […]

  • STICKY SITUATION: Students tape superintendent to wall for fundraising prize

    LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala. – Wednesday was no normal day at Creekside Primary. The K-2 school hosted a number of school officials from the Limestone County Board of Education Central Office. One of whom was soon to reward the students by briefly giving up his mobility. “We were able to raise $431, the highest in the county,” explained Creekside Primary Principal Matt Scott. “Dr. Sisk, our superintendent agreed whichever school raised the most money could tape him to the wall.” The […]

  • Special election in Limestone, Morgan Counties for Micky Hammon’s old seat

    MORGAN COUNTY, Ala. – Many roads throughout the Tennessee Valley are dotted with political signs, but three names hope you’ll show up and vote Tuesday, May 15 and send them to Montgomery. The only thing on the ballot in Limestone and Morgan Counties’ special election is the Alabama House of Representatives District 4 seat. It was vacated when former representative Micky Hammon pleaded guilty to felony mail fraud. The three candidates are Republican Parker Duncan Moore, Democrat Juanita Healy and […]