Najahe Sherman

Najahe Sherman is the evening news anchor for WAAY 31.

Title: Evening Anchor
nsherman@waaytv.com

Najahe Sherman joined the WAAY 31 news team in February 2018. She anchors WAAY 31 News at 4, 5, 6 and 10 p.m. She initially joined WAAY 31 as the  morning and midday news anchor and was promoted to the evening anchor position a year later. In addition to anchoring the evening news, Najahe also reports for WAAY 31. She has covered the area's biggest news stories, including the 2019 historic flooding in north Alabama, where she reported from some of the most severely affected communities in the region.

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

Najahe is an active community volunteer. She has served as an emcee and host for various organizations raising more than half a million dollars for non-profit groups in north Alabama, including the Women's Economic Development Council and Stars Dancing for HEALS. Najahe also served as a youth mentor for the Big Brothers Big Sisters Organization and volunteered at Boys and Girls Clubs in Louisiana.

Najahe was featured as one of “Nashville’s 25 Most Beautiful People” by Nashville Lifestyles Magazine with country music artist Jake Owen and television personalities Kellie Pickler and Chris Carmack of the television series Nashville. She is also a former NFL Kansas City Chiefs Cheerleader and former Mrs. Louisiana America. When Najahe is not working she enjoys traveling, practicing yoga, and spending time with her family. Najahe and her husband are the proud parents of a little girl and two Yorkshire Terriers.

Recent Posts by Najahe Sherman

Huntsville man, inspired by brother’s murder, fighting to save young men’s lives

With words of affirmation and gestures of love, League of Legacy founder Justin Lockett is lifting the spirits of a group of young boys.

Here’s what you need to know if you are stopped at a DUI checkpoint, and why Huntsville does them

In an effort to cut down on drunk driving and save lives, officers perform several DUI checkpoints throughout the year.

Huntsville employers look to attract workers by providing child care

As the labor work force in Huntsville continues to grow, employers are working to find ways to attract good skilled workers to the area.

Scottsboro’s heart breaks after deadly boat dock fire

Images of flames billowing into the air at the Jackson County Park boat dock in Scottsboor will be hard for people in this community to ever forget.

Stars raised more than $450,000 for Madison County children in need

WAAY 31 was a proud sponsor of the event.

Huntsville woman says domestic violence fears amplified when victims face immigration issues

WAAY 31 met a woman who explained the complicated situation.

Workers gather in Madison support group to fight age-based hiring

AARP is supporting legislation called the Protecting Older Workers Against Discrimination Act. The goal is to overturn a U.S. Supreme Court decision that makes it harder to prove age discrimination.

Franklin County woman devotes life to helping women overcome drug addiction

Jocelynn James is raising money to open the first full-service rehabilitation center in Franklin County.

Director of Huntsville's Marshall Space Flight Center discusses journey to where she is today

We learned more about Jody Singer and her journey to where she is today as the first woman director of NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center.

Huntsville woman helping to improve lives of older adults, homebound in the community

WAAY 31 is a proud sponsor of the Women's Economic Development Council's Women Honoring Women event. We sat down with one of the five honorees, Ann Anderson.

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