Beraiah joined the 5NEWS team as a reporter in October of 2016. She grew up in Pompano Beach, Florida and is a proud alumna of Florida A&M University and a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc.

During her time at FAMU Beraiah was a anchor/reporter for FAMU-TV20, Sirius XM student reporter, and Sophomore class president. Beraiah received her Bachelor’s Degree in broadcast journalism from FAMU’s School of Journalism & Graphic Communications.

Beraiah loves to read self-help books and participate in church activities. She’s excited to explore all the sites and trails Northwest Arkansas has to offer.

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Recent Articles
  • Hogeye Marathon Breaks Previous Fundraising Record

    SPRINGDALE (KFSM) — The Hogeye Marathon breaks its fundraising record from the previous year, “We were able to give away 43,700 dollars this year.” said Race Organizer Tabby Holmes. As the marathon continues to grow in size each year, the fundraising team gets to extend their reach of support for local charities. “This will allow our five major charities and three other organizations funds to be able to support some of the missions they have and projects like that,” said Holmes. […]

  • Local Teacher Advances To Semifinals In ‘Jeopardy!’ Teachers Tournament

    EUREKA SPRINGS (KFSM) — Eureka Springs teacher Jake Allen is moving on to the semi-finals in the ‘Jeopardy!’ Teachers Tournament after finishing second. Making it on the popular quiz show was a long journey for Allen. He said he has been trying for nearly a decade to make the cut. “I was starting to doubt it,” said Allen. “I had auditioned in person three times. Twice in Chicago and once in Dallas.” Years of persistence and patience to complete an […]

  • Fayetteville Police Rule Out Foul Play In Investigation Into Trans Woman’s Death

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) — Fayetteville police are ruling out foul play in the death of Amrita Mukti, 28, after results came in from an autopsy from the state crime lab. According to Fayetteville Police Sgt. Anthony Murphy,  officers found the trans woman dead in her apartment Monday (May 7th) while performing a welfare check. Initially detectives viewed the death as suspicious. “There were just certain aspects of the crime scene that we don’t normally see when it comes to unattended deaths or […]

  • First Friday Kicks Off In Bentonville

    BENTONVILLE (KFSM) — The First Friday series kicked off in Bentonville Friday night. An evening full of activities were held on Lawrence Plaza and the Bentonville Film Festival hosted outdoor screenings and giveaways. “We just enjoy being with each other and spending time out here together,” Brooke Neufer said. First Friday is a big hit with families in the area. Neufer told 5NEWS it is the perfect backdrop to unwind and start the weekend. “We’re looking forward to a lot […]

  • Pea Ridge Residents Thankful For Storm Shelter Ahead Of Tornado Season

    PEA RIDGE (KFSM) —  With severe storms on the way, Pea Ridge residents are breathing easier having a state of the art storm shelter. “I think it’s very comforting to know that I can drive within a mile of the school and be protected here,” said Jasmine Collins. Collins said she lost her best friend to a tornado that blew through Atkins, Arkansas in 2008. “If she had a safe place she would have been able to possibly survive,” Collins […]

  • U Of A Student Starts Campaign To End Stigma Around Sexual Assault

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) — A University of Arkansas is making headlines for carrying a blanket everyday on campus to promote Sexual Assault Awareness Month in April. Gillian Gullett wants to end the stigma surrounding sexual assault. “You never really think that you’re gonna be the 1 in 4 or the 1 in 3 women that are assaulted during your time in college,” said Gullet. To raise awareness, she’s carrying a bed sheet everywhere she goes during the entire month of April. […]

  • Police: Former Fayetteville Mayoral Candidate Failed To Care For Incompetent Mother

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) — A former mayoral candidate is accused of endangering his 91-year-old mother after police found he had mixed up her medications and was feeding her baby food. Ronald Baucom, 61, was arrested Monday (April 23) in connection with first-degree endangering the welfare of an incompetent person, a Class D felony. Baucom, who was nude when he was arrested, also faces misdemeanor charges of indecent exposure and public intoxication. A life-long Fayetteville resident, Baucom ran for mayor in 2016, finishing […]

  • Local Store Responds To YETI, NRA Controversy

    TONTITOWN (KFSM) — Popular outdoors brand YETI is at the center of controversy in regards to the brand ending a discount program with the National Rifle Association. Owner at Ozark Sportsman Supply Phillip Coates said he made the decision to pull YETI products from his store after reading a statement that said, “Suddenly, without prior notice, YETI has declined to do business with The NRA Foundation saying they no longer wish to be an NRA vendor, and refused to say why,” […]

  • Special Group Of Angel Runners Help Local Boy Run In First Hogeye Half-Marathon

    GREENWOOD (KFSM) — The Hogeye Marathon and Relays kick off Saturday (April 14) and for the first time a Greenwood boy will get to participate thanks to a group of angel runners. Thousands of Ainsley’s Angels (AA) from all over the country volunteer their time and strength to give people with disabilities a chance to fly in local marathons, and 5K races. “Ainsley’s Angels are all about inclusion and joy,” said Jarrett Banks, AA state ambassador. The organization provides a chair […]

  • Fayetteville Police Investigating Break-Ins At Fitness One Gym

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) — Fayetteville police are trying to figure out who is responsible for a string of break-ins at Fitness One gym. Nathan Bingham said he found glass everywhere when he returned to his car in the parking lot Thursday morning. After looking around, he noticed six or seven cars in the same condition. “Well my son went to the gym and worked out and when he came out he noticed his window was all busted out,” said Chery Iglehart, […]

  • High School Students Learn To Operate Solar Panels

    SPRINGDALE (KFSM) — Students at Don Tyson school of innovation are getting a hands on look at the production and use of solar technology. “As a high school student its a really great experience to have a freight farm and the solar panel area, ” said Grady Kitterman. Today’s Power and Ozark Electric installed 12 new solar panels. Students were trained on how to use the software and get familiar with renewable technology. Students like junior Miguel Hernandez are excited to […]

  • Cave Springs Water Main At Risk For Breaking

    CAVE SPRINGS (KFSM) — A temporary fix to a Cave Springs water main is at risk for breaking over the weekend if thunderstorms are strong enough. City leaders agreed to give Mayor Travis Lee the authority to use whatever funds necessary to repair the water main if it breaks. The main initially broke in February, and the temporary fix isn’t holding up as well as the city planned. With rain in the forecast, one crew spent hours Friday (April 20) […]