Najahe Sherman

Najahe Sherman the morning and midday news anchor for WAAY 31.

Title: Morning and Midday Anchor
nsherman@waaytv.com

I joined the WAAY 31 news team in February 2018 as the morning and midday news anchor.

Prior to joining the WAAY 31 news team I worked at WKRN News 2, the ABC affiliate in Nashville, Tennessee as both a news anchor and reporter for several years. I have also worked as a news anchor, reporter and multimedia journalist in Missouri, Louisiana, Wyoming and Iowa. I graduated from the William Allen White School of Journalism & Mass Communications at the University of Kansas.

I am an active community volunteer and I enjoy volunteering with various non-profit organizations. I have served as a youth mentor for the Big Brothers Big Sisters Organization and volunteered at Boys and Girls Clubs in Louisiana. In 2015, I was featured as one of “Nashville’s 25 Most Beautiful People” by Nashville Lifestyles Magazine, with country star Jake Owen, country music artist and television personalities Kellie Pickler and Chris Carmack, of the television series, Nashville.

I am also a former NFL Kansas City Chiefs Cheerleader and former Mrs. Louisiana America. When I am not working, I enjoy traveling, practicing yoga, and spending time with my family. My husband and I are the proud parents of a beautiful baby girl and two Yorkshire Terriers.

Recent Posts by Najahe Sherman

Fundraiser held to help Tennessee Valley families in need

Huntsville community members came together to raise money for the non-profit organization, the Academy for Learning and Character Development.

Chabad of Huntsville lights 12 foot menorah

The Chabad of Huntsville kicked off the holiday of Hanukkah with the lighting of a 12 foot menorah at Bridge Street.

WAAY 31 I-Team Investigation: What are the health effects of e-cigarette use?

WAAY 31 took our questions about e-cigarettes to the American Cancer Society of Huntsville.

Digital self-harm is affecting a growing number of teenagers, experts say

There is a shocking form of cyberbullying affecting teenagers; it’s called digital self-harm.

FBI warns parents to be aware of popular apps

Special agents with the FBI tell WAAY 31 there are real safety concerns for parents when it comes to the popular apps being used by children.

WAAY 31 I-Team Investigation: FBI warns about online predator danger to children

According to the Crimes Against Children Research Center, 1 in 5 U.S teenagers who regularly log onto the internet say they have received unwanted sexual solicitation via the web. Research from the Center for Missing and Exploited Children shows 75 percent of children are willing to share personal information online about themselves and their family in exchange for goods and services.

Water ice found at the moon's poles, study says

For the first time, scientists have uncovered direct evidence of water ice on the surface of the moon's polar regions. And the ice itself could be ancient, according to a study published Monday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

Mollie Tibbetts case mystified police until a security camera offered a key clue

Investigators spoke to hundreds of people in the search for clues about Mollie Tibbetts' disappearance, but weeks after she vanished it was security camera footage that finally gave them a first glimpse of the man accused of killing her.

Nazi labor camp guard living in New York deported to Germany

A former Nazi labor camp guard who has been living in the United States for decades has finally been deported to Germany after years of diplomatic wrangling, the White House announced on Tuesday.

NFL players kneel, raise fists or sit out National Anthem as preseason gets in full swing

The NFL's first full slate of preseason games kicked off Thursday with another round of player protests during the National Anthem, just a month after the league suspended what was supposed to be a new policy barring such demonstrations.

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