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.

If you have a suggestion or story idea for Beraiah, email her at Beraiah.Baker@kfsm.com or find her on Twitter @5NEWSBeraiah


Recent Articles
  • Huntsville School District Votes For Drug Testing Policy For Students

    HUNTSVILLE (KFSM) — The Huntsville school board voted unanimously Monday (Aug. 14) to approve a new drug testing policy for this school year.  Under the policy, any student in grade 7th-12th who plays a sport, drives to school or is involved in a school activity will be placed in a pool for mandatory random drug testing. Huntsville athletic director Tommy Tice said the new policy is about prevention and rehabilitation. “We’re not wanting to catch kids on drugs, we’re wanting to […]

  • Razorback Fan Day Kicks Off At The University of Arkansas

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) — Razorback fans from all over the state met for Football Fan Day on Saturday (Aug. 12). Jeff Sutterfield and his family mark their calendars every year and plan a trip from Yellville to Fayetteville just to be a part of the fun. “We do it every year we come up to a lot of games during the year so it’s really not a bad drive for us.” said Sutterfield. The  Willard and Pat Walker Pavilion/Walker Family Training Center […]

  • Siloam Springs Law Enforcement Hosts Community Get-Together

    SILOAM SPRINGS (KFSM) — For the past three years, the Siloam Springs police and fire departments turn the downtown square into a community get-together for A Night Out Against Crime. “We feel like if we can get the support of the community they can help us do our jobs better and we’re lucky to live and work in a community like this,” said Corporal Jeff Bland. Aside from jump houses, ice cream and a movie on the lawn, local non profits […]

  • Community Mourns The Death Of Former Teacher And Principal

    NORTHWEST ARKANSAS (KFSM) — The Farmington and West Fork community is mourning the loss of a beloved coach and former educator. Delmar Ferrell, 78, died on Thursday (Aug. 10) when he and his wife, Sherry, were in a bad car crash in Alma. Whether it was on the court or in the hallways, as coach or principal, former students said Ferrell treated everyone with respect. “He was an influence to me to try to model myself after many of the […]

  • Rogers Renames Haxton and Southgate Road

    ROGERS (KFSM) — Southgate and Haxton road will no longer exist, the two are being renamed to Pleasant Grove Road. “We want to pick a more consistent name as opposed to having the same road while you drive down it,” Rogers Fire Chief Tom Jenkins. He said he is hopeful the new change will help emergency teams cut down on their response times in that area. “It can be confusing and sometimes cause a public safety issue for people who just aren’t […]

  • Shoppers Find New Tax-Free Weekend Deals

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) — In Arkansas and Oklahoma shoppers are in the middle of  back to school tax-free shopping. A couple of shoppers were surprised to find out that makeup also falls in that category. High school student Ashley Higgins was surprised when she found other favorite lip gloss was included in the tax-free weekend. “I was very excited; I was like, ‘yes, I’m gonna’ get that lip gloss and that eyeshadow.’ like, I was ready,” said Higgins. Like most shoppers, Higgins […]

  • Increased Tourism Gives Fayetteville A Major Boost

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) —  With more traffic moving through Northwest Arkansas, Fayetteville’s Visitor’s Bureau is seeing a big boost in revenue from restaurants and hotels. “We came up about a year ago and just kind of fell in love with the Fayetteville area,” said Chris Prater. Besides visiting his daughter at the University of Arkansas, he said there’s a unique feel that brings his family back to Fayetteville time after time. “The food and the atmosphere … it’s just a great small […]

  • Local Businesses Prepare For Tax Free Weekend

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) — The tax-free weekend in Arkansas starts at midnight (Aug. 5th)  and local stores in the area are preparing for major foot traffic over the next two days. Owner of Daisy Exchange in Fayetteville, Cortney Hart, said the two-day shopping holiday is bigger than any other holiday. “Tax free weekend is like our Super-Bowl Sunday,” said Hart. To prepare she has asked for extra staff to come in and help manage the crowds. “This is our biggest time for […]

  • Local Mother Fears For Future Of Family Under Proposed Raise Act

    ARKANSAS (KFSM) —  Arkansas Senator Tom Cotton, alongside President Donald Trump and Senator David Perdue, announced a new immigration bill they said they believe will improve the current system. But, for local mother of four Beatriz Salas, the Raise Act could tear her family apart for good. “The family is going to be separated,” Salas said. “My family is going to be separated..my kids.” The proposed bill reclassifies immediate family as a spouse or underage child. This makes it impossible for […]

  • Rogers Replaces Panhandling Ordinance Following Lawsuit

    ROGERS (KFSM) — Following a free speech lawsuit, the city of Rogers passed a new ordinance to combat panhandling in the city. In June the American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit against Rogers, Hot Springs and Fort Smith over their city ordinances banning panhandling. At the city council meeting Tuesday night, officials voted to replace a section of the ordinance concerning panhandlers. Officials said they are hoping the lawsuit will be dismissed now that the ordinance has been replaced. […]

  • Olympic Gymnast Laurie Hernandez Visits Local Gym In Fayetteville

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) — It was a dream come true for two rising gymnasts to meet Olympic gymnast Laurie Hernandez at the Williams Center in Fayetteville. “We’re not like the biggest [gymnastics] gym ever and we’re in a small town so it’s cool that she’s here,” said Fiona Blasingame Before signing autographs Hernandez shared her story of success and defeat. Which was comforting for young gymnast Julia Watts who fell in love with gymnastics at 18 months. “She said she had trouble with some […]

  • Local Woman Welcomed Home After ATV Accident

    SPRINGDALE (KFSM) –After surviving a near fatal ATV crash in April, a Springdale woman is welcomed home by her community with a benefit in her honor. Family and friends were surprised to see Jennifer Benson walk into the room without a wheelchair. The moment was especially moving for her father Scott Wade. “It would be a miracle if we could either wheel her into this benefit or walk her into it,” said Wade. The accident left the mother, of two young […]