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
  • Big Turnout For The 29th Annual Pea Ridge Mule Jump

    PEA RIDGE (KFSM) — Nearly 1,000 people gathered in Pea Ridge for the 29th annual Mule Jump.  The long-standing tradition has caught the attention of two young riders from Missouri. Amanda and Calvin Cope travel to mule competitions all over the country to feed their kids enthusiasm. “They’ve been riding since they were like a year old.  [And now] She’s 3 and he’s 7,”  said mom Amanda. Three Pea Ridge natives and mule jump pioneers all agree that — no […]

  • Volunteers Prepare For 29th Annual Pea Ridge Mule Jump

    PEA RIDGE (KFSM) — You may have seen a mule kick, but have you ever seen one jump? What started as a friendly competition among raccoon hunters in the late 1980s, is now a staple event in the Pea Ridge community. “So back in the day of coon hunting they would take the blanket off of the mule of the saddle and put it over the fence and make the mule jump the fence,” event chair Nathan See said. Hundreds of […]

  • Springdale Mom Launches Mental Illness Campaign After Daughter Commits Suicide At Devil’s Den Park

    SPRINGDALE (KFSM) — From the outside looking in, Monica Murphy was successful. She had an advanced degree, a job she loved as a veterinarian tech and even married her high school sweetheart. But, few knew she secretly struggled with a mental illness that caused her to take her life at the age of 29. In a letter she left behind, Monica gave her mom written and video instructions to help raise awareness for those suffering like she was. Her mom Sheila Rowden […]

  • Washington Regional Hosts NICU Reunion For Patients and Parents

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) — Washington Regional’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) is celebrating their tiniest survivors with a special graduation and reunion on Saturday (Oct. 7).  The Pat Walker Center for Seniors was full of patients and parents catching up with their favorite doctors, nurses, and physicians. For parents Stephanie and Derek Strause the reunion was reminder of their 38 day stay in the facility with their premature set of twin girls, Margo and Elliott. “In the NICU, it’s not day-by-day it’s […]

  • Here’s What To Do IF Caught In An Active Shooter Situation

    NORTHWEST ARKANSAS (KFSM) — Gunfire was followed by panic as shots rang out from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, Sunday (Oct. 1) evening.  If you find yourself in the middle of a massacre,  would you know what, or not what, to do? “I would not know what I would do unless I was in the situation and assessing everything that was going on in the moment,” said one woman.  She hesitated to answer […]

  • Ribbon Cutting At War Eagle Mill Comes Just In Time For Fall Arts & Crafts Fair

    HINDSVILLE (KFSM) — The War Eagle Mill Arts & Crafts Fair is two weeks away and city officials and residents gathered at the mill to cut the ribbon on the renovated historic bridge. “I’m so thankful that the bridge is open in time for the fair this year, I grew up going to the fair my dad was one of the first exhibitors,” said a woman that lives nearby. The historic bridge closed for repairs last spring after being damaged in severe […]

  • Bentonville Family Searching For Man Who Stole Golf Cart From Special Needs Man

    BENTONVILLE (KFSM) —  You can often catch Aaron Michaels riding around on his golf cart helping his father Chris Michaels set up the “Nightmare’s Haunted House” in Bentonville.  But, when he came in Monday morning, his golf cart was gone. “He kept telling us it was gone, it was gone, so finally I went around there and sure enough it was,” Chris said. He said he was thankful the entire thing was caught on camera. In the surveillance video, you can […]

  • New Home For Struggling Single Mothers Opens In Springdale

    SPRINGDALE (KFSM) — Single mothers facing tough times and looking for a fresh start have a new place to call home. The Springdale Family Care Home is opening its doors to abused, homeless, and women in tight financial situations. During the opening ceremony, administrative assistant Lindsay Hillyard shared her story growing up in a children’s home. “I’m afraid of where I would be actually today without this organization, I didn’t come from the best circumstances,” Hillyard said. Her mother died when […]

  • Bikers Compete For The Title Of Grand Champion In “Battle Of The Bikes”

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) —  As one of the largest charity motorcycle rallies in the country, Bikes Blues & BBQ comes to an end Saturday (Sept. 23).  Bikers are spending their day voting for a new grand champion in the “Battle of the Bikes” competition. “When a guy builds his motorcycle, puts his own thoughts and ideas into the design of the motorcycle,  he`s able to incorporate the design and make it functional … that’s what I look for,” said one biker. Spectators and judges choose […]

  • Bentonville High Drum Major Chosen To Play In U.S. Army All-American Bowl

    BENTONVILLE (KFSM) —  A Bentonville High School student is the only Arkansan invited to play in the upcoming U.S. Army All-American Bowl halftime show. “Suddenly, in class, I’m just screaming because I was so happy that I had gotten accepted into this,” said senior drum major Ethan Andrews. Out of thousands of applicants across the country Andrews is one 125 students hand-picked to play in the show. It’s an opportunity he never thought he’d have, “I am honored to have the ability […]

  • Fourth HAAS Hall Academy Opens Up In Historic Hotel In Downtown Rogers

    ROGERS (KFSM) — The newly renovated historic Lane Hotel in downtown Rogers is now home to the fourth HAAS Hall Academy location in Northwest Arkansas. Those involved said the opening of the school is an integral part of the Rogers downtown revitalization plan. Before the school sought interest, the historic building was in jeopardy of being demolished. “Just a few years ago, I thought this building might have to come down,” Rogers mayor Greg Hines said. Founder and superintendent Martin Schoppmeyer […]

  • People Flock To The 2017 World Champion Squirrel Cook Off

    BENTONVILLE (KFSM) — Self-proclaimed chefs from all over the country gathered at the 8th Street Market in  Bentonville for the 6th annual World Champion Squirrel Cook Off. While some are there to observe, others brought their appetite, “I kind of do love squirrel in somethings like a gumbo,” said one bystander. Whether you prefer your squirrel deep friend, in salad,  or wrapped in a tortilla, Jimmy Garrison thinks it all tastes the same. “Literally, as people would say it taste like chicken,” […]