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
  • Viewers Spot Santa Claus Driving An Ozark Regional Transit Bus

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) — Christmas is right around the corner and it seems that Santa Claus is popping up everywhere. We spotted Old Saint Nick driving an Ozark Regional Transit bus around Fayetteville. Every December bus driver Steve Blake reveals his true identity, “First of all, I am Santa Claus.” Most people aren’t sure what to make of it when the red suit greets them at door. “There was a sparkle in his eye, I knew something was special. I just […]

  • Quilting Grannies To Retire; Looking For New Ways To Spread Love At Children’s Hospital

    PEA RIDGE (KFSM) — For more than a decade, a group of Northwest Arkansas women have worked tirelessly to make sure children in the hospital have a warm blanket. The grannies of Granny’s Quilts of Love in Pea Ridge are now retiring. The group of women are looking for other ways to spread love to the children at Arkansas Children’s Hospital. “If you need anything, you holler and they’ll be a granny there to help you for sure,” said Lisa […]

  • Ozark Rapid Transit Looks To Upgrade Bus System

    SPRINGDALE (KFSM) — Ozark Regional Transit (ORT) board members are  looking at a major upgrade to its bus system that would include an increased coverage area and faster travel times. In the proposal, drivers can use devices for signal prioritization that lets them change a traffic light to green or red depending on their need. With faster commutes the system would also integrate more stops from Fayetteville to Bentonville making the service more desirable for residents, and big companies that may […]

  • Christmas Parade Kicks Off In Bentonville Saturday

    BENTONVILLE (KFSM) — One of the largest parades in the state is happening 11 a.m. Saturday (Dec. 9) on and around the Bentonville Square. More than 80 floats will parade down Main Street. Other festivities include “A Christmas Carol” will be performed by Theatre Squared at 10:30 a.m., Christmas Music with Rae-Cam will happen 15 minutes after, and Chobani will be giving away free yogurt. Also, anyone interested is encouraged to bring an unwrapped, unopened toy for a toy drive […]

  • Local Girl Returns To Starting Lineup After Battling Rare Disease

    FARMINGTON (KFSM) – A Farmington High School basketball player returned to the starting lineup Thursday (Dec. 8) after battling a rare life-threatening disease. Sophomore Makenna Vanzant was in the hospital fighting to live and return to her team. She played her first game as starting point guard in front of her friends and family. It’s no surprise to her mom, Monica Vanzant that Makenna is back on the court. “She’s a fighter on the court and off the court,” Monica […]

  • A Trail Of Two Cities Is The Link To Bentonville And Rogers

    BENTONVILLE (KFSM) — Bentonville and Rogers Parks and Recreation came together to cut the ribbon on a new trail system they’re calling ‘The Trail of Two Cities’. “There are very little trails on this side of Bentonville on this southwest side of Bentonville and the northeast and northwest side of Rogers,” Executive Director of NWA Trailblazers Erin Rushing, said. Spanning a little more than two miles it links the two cities with entertainment, local business options and the Razorback Greenway. […]

  • Rogers Amps Up Light Display This Holiday Season

    ROGERS (KFSM) — Thousands of white and colored lights are showering over city fixtures to add to the joy of this holiday season. The lights are not only for everyone to enjoy, but are displayed in part of the city’s downtown revitalization initiative. The lights are bringing people out, which is increasing business revenue. Shops in the downtown area are creating holiday-themed window displays. Twenty-thousand lights have been added to this year’s light display in and around Centennial Park. City […]

  • Arkansas Children’s Hospital Northwest Plans To Stick By Early 2018 Deadline

    SPRINGDALE (KFSM) — Families in Northwest Arkansas are counting down the days for Arkansas Children’s Northwest to open its doors. Tawny Pruitt’s 3-year-old son, Collin, is battling Neuroblastoma, and is anticipating the grand opening. Every ten days she and her husband drive three hours to Little Rock to visit their son. Both parents work and this is their opportunity to see their son. “We definitely are ready for it (hospital) to be open. We need it to be open,” Pruitt explained. Slightly […]

  • Local Schools Petition State For An Early Start Date For Next School Year

    SPRINGDALE (KFSM) — A number of school districts across our area are petitioning the Department of Education for an earlier start date next year. Right now the schools start date is set for August 20th.  But teachers and school officials are willing to trade an extra week of vacation to start a week early on Monday Aug. 13th. “Yes it does cut the summer a little bit short but not by much.” said Springdale school official Rick Schaeffer. Mom of […]

  • Former Fayetteville Alderman Accused Of Fraud, New Alderman Voted In

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) — The city council has voted for a new Alderman to replace another accused in a lawsuit of pilfering tens of thousands of dollars from his domestic partner. Fayetteville resident, Kyle Smith, is voted to serve as Alderman of Ward 4 Position 2 in Fayetteville, and will serve remaining term of previous councilman, Alan Long. A lawsuit claims Long, the former Alderman of Ward 4 Position 2 in stole “tens of thousands of dollars” from his domestic partner. Alan […]

  • Fayetteville To Create Downtown Cultural Arts Corridor

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) — The city of Fayetteville is in the early stages of a design project to overhaul 50 acres of outdoor space with the intention of tying together cultural institutions in downtown Fayetteville, from the Walton Arts Center on Dickson Street to the planned expansion of the Fayetteville Public Library. If approved by the Fayetteville city council, $1.77 million from the Walton Family Foundation will be used to hire a team of world class landscapers to create a cultural corridor […]

  • Local Pastors Attend Worship Safe Seminar In Rogers

    ROGERS (KFSM) — Following the Sutherland, TX massacre priests and pastors are looking for better ways to protect their congregations from violent attacks. Terry Simmons pastor of First Landmark Baptist church in Bentonville attended the meeting with his security team. “We know that we’re not immune to any type of situation and therefore we started getting phone calls like what are we doing for security.” During the seminar expert and retired police chief Tim Keck went over techniques for threat resolution. […]