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
  • Tontitown, Church Prepares 15,000 Pounds Of Handmade Pasta For Grape Festival

    TONTITOWN (KFSM) —  Every year, generations of families start prepping thousands of pounds of  handmade pasta for the spaghetti dinners sold during the Tontitown Grape Festival. “My grandmother’s here, my mom’s here, myself and then both of my kids are actually here,” said festival chairman Joseph Pianalto. For Pianalto, serving as this year’s chairman is a right of passage. “I’ve been helping with this whole process with the pasta-making and the grape festival since I was probably around 8 years old,” […]

  • Local Woman Seeks Justice For Turtle Tortured To Death By Alleged Group Of Young Males

    BELLA VISTA (KFSM) — A Bella Vista woman is looking for justice after she says witnesses saw a group of teens stab a turtle to death at Whispering Creek. The local turtle rehabilitator, too afraid to share her identity said: “They knee’d her and were sitting on her and basically kind of torturing her, and took out two big large 8-inch knives and started stabbing her, they even tried to slit her throat.” Photos of the turtle show 12 stab wounds […]

  • Future Of Soldiers On Service Dogs Uncertain After CEO Resigns

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) — “Soldier On Service Dogs” is in danger of closing its doors for good. The news comes as their CEO and Founder Angie Pratt announces her retirement and plans to sell the building, leaving the non-profit one week to find short-term funding to keep their doors open. The unique program pairs local veterans suffering from post traumatic stress disorder and traumatic brain injury with a trained dog at no cost. “Roger for instance saved my life. I have flashbacks I […]

  • Local Farmers Take A Hit Financially As Soybean Prices Continue To Drop In Trade War Between The U.S. And China

    ARKANSAS (KFSM) — Soybeans are a cash crop for Arkansas farmers. But in the wake of a new trade war between their largest consumer China,  farmers and agriculture economist are projecting millions of dollars lost in revenue this season. Farmer and Soybean Board President A.J. Hood said, “Agriculture is a major part of Arkansas economy and the national economy.” In March, President Donald Trump announced billions in tariffs on Chinese goods. In retaliation, China placed tariffs on several goods, including soybeans. According […]

  • Arkansas Medical Marijuana Commission Votes To Keep Grower Applications Active

    LITTLE ROCK, AR (KFSM) — In a packed boardroom, the five members of the Arkansas Medical Marijuana Commission agreed to keep cultivation  and dispensary applications active for 24 months. Before Thursday’s meeting, any applicant who received a denial letter could appeal by filing a formal lawsuit. Without a denial letter, Medical Marijuana Association Attorney Alex Gray is hopeful this will help cultivation centers get the ball rolling. “It sounds like the top 5 will get to work and start constructing their […]

  • Willow Heights Residents Deal With Heat, Waiting For Fayetteville Housing Authority To Step In

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) — Most tenants at Willow Heights, like Donna Parks, use an a/c unit in windows to keep cool. The mom of two uses three window units to cool her home.  Despite a safety regulation that bans tenants from putting a/c units in single windows, “We have to use the window units, there’s no getting by without it.”Parks said. Having the window units is also puts a financial strain on her fixed income. Poor insulation is one of the many issues […]

  • Ozark Mission Project Teens Build Wheelchair Ramp For Elderly Couple

    BENTONVILLE (KFSM) — A group of teens from Little Rock dedicated a week of their Summer vacation to building an elderly couple a wheelchair ramp in Northwest Arkansas. “I can hardly wait.” said DeAnna Spears, as the group arrived. For several months she and her husband John had been hit with a run of bad luck. Spears said after the death of their only son, her husband John was diagnosed with cancer and she had to have her leg amputated, making her […]

  • Locals Enjoy Last Day Of Natural State Criterium Series

    SPRINGDALE (KFSM) —  Crowds of people flocked to Shiloh Square Sunday (July 8) as hundreds of cyclists from all over the world came out to compete in the final race in the three-day Natural State Criterium Series. “It’s impressive the speed that they’re maintaining for as long as they do … is just incredible,” said one spectator. The criterium series offers several race levels for pro and amateur cyclists.  Seasoned rider Roger Johnson shares his strategy before he took on the men’s […]

  • Local Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Hosts Community Fish Fry For Centerton Firefighters

    CENTERTON (KFSM) —  As a random act of kindness the men of the Upsilon Chi chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity raised money to feed the Centerton Fire Department and their families, during a community fish fry. “We adopted on our own, we just chose to adopt the Centerton Fire Department because they buy their own food,” said chapter president Alfred Dowe. This is the second consecutive year the fraternity has partnered with the fire department. Fire Captain Cooper Bush and […]

  • Walmart Honors Sam Walton During First Friday Celebration

    BENTONVILLE (KFSM) — The flag that once flew over the original Walmart home office is being retired in honor of Sam Walton’s centennial birthday celebration. “It just feels like a real honor for me to be able to partake in something like this.” said Boy Scout Leader Brenden Philippe. Crowds of people gathered around the Bentonville Square during First Friday, to taste and see some of Walton’s Yarnell’s butter pecan ice cream, to Grapette grape soda. Alan Dranow, Director of the […]

  • First Deadline Passes To Submit Work Requirement For Arkansas Works

    NORTHWEST ARKANSAS (KFSM) — The national spotlight is on Arkansas for it’s Medicaid expansion, Arkansas Works, that’s making many people enrolled go to work to keep their benefits. The first deadline ended tonight (July 5th) at 9PM. According to Marci Manley with The Department of Human Services, the new expansion requirement calls for 8,534 people aged 30 to 49 using medicaid to report 80 working hours for the month of June to stay insured. “We do want people to get serious […]

  • Local Veteran With PTSD Prepares For Fourth Of July Fireworks

    NORTHWEST ARKANSAS (KFSM) —  Fireworks are what most folks are looking forward to this Fourth of July, but some of our most patriotic neighbors dread them. Studies show that most veterans suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder are set off by the loud sounds. The battlefield-like noises can trigger a melt down said Michael Nimmo, who served for a year in Iraq back in 2004 and has PTSD. “The fireworks resemble that gunfire, resembling those explosions,” said Nimmo. “It takes you back […]