Najahe Sherman

Najahe Sherman is the evening news anchor for WAAY 31.

Title: Evening Anchor

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

Survivor says God, luck kept Anderson Hills family alive during April 27, 2011, tornadoes

His house was badly damaged, but everyone in his family was OK.

Pandemic creates challenges for nonprofit providing free health care to Madison Co. students

HEALS provides school-based medical, dental and optometry care at local schools to children in need.

Madison restaurant offers presidential election-inspired pizzas

At Valentina's Pizzeria in Madison, you can select between three election-inspired options.

New interim leader announced for Athens High School

The former principal has accepted a new position in the school system.

Community expresses condolences for loss of Huntsville Mayor Tommy Battle’s wife, Eula

Eula Battle was a lifelong teacher, mother and community leader. Her husband, Mayor Tommy Battle, announced that she died Tuesday after a long battle with cancer.

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.

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