Shelia joined the WAFF 48 team in May of 2017 and has a deep passion for storytelling. Born and raised in Birmingham, Alabama, she is super excited to experience all that the “Rocket City” has to offer.
Shelia graduated from the University of Alabama with a degree in Broadcast Journalism, so needless to say she is a HUGE Alabama fan!
Shelia started her career as a student reporter/fill-in anchor for the local television station WVUA 23 News in Tuscaloosa, Alabama while she was in school. She covered a variety of topics from the passing of a prominent public figure to fun activities in the Tuscaloosa area. She also learned all the necessary aspects of being a multimedia journalist while also creating life-long connections at the university.
When she’s not cheering on the Tide, Shelia loves exploring the city, trying new food places, and spending a little time on the ice figure skating.
Defense attorney’s for Israel Palomino filed a subpoena asking Madison County Sheriff Kevin Turner to hand over specific jail records regarding Palomino. Madison County Sheriff Kevin Turner has filed a motion asking a judge to dismiss the subpoena
For more than 100 years, the Boy Scouts of America Organization only had one qualification to join the Boy Scouts Program. You had to be a boy. In 2017, the organization announced major changes to two of its iconic programs.
Summer is here and many people across the Tennessee Valley may have plans to move. Whether you’re moving across the country, across the state, or even across the city, the Better Business Bureau wants to warn you of potential scammers in the moving industry.
Brito says that yoga is about trying to find balance in your life, especially if you have multiple activities you’re having to juggle. She adds that it’s a good way to relax and get good energy flowing through your body.
Eight Madison County Schools are currently undergoing major renovations in order to improve school safety. New Market School is one of those schools. Construction started last year. The plan is to build a new walk-way that connects two buildings, preventing students from having to walk outside in th
Friday morning, workers at the Toyota Manufacturing plant in Huntsville hosted 175 6th-8th grade girls from Morris P8, McNair, and the Academy for Academics and Arts for the second annual All Girls Auto Know event.
As the 2019 Alabama legislative session resumes, Madison Representative Mike Ball has filed a bill that would legalize medical marijuana. Ball is the same representative that sponsored two bills nearly 5 years ago that became Carly’s Law and Leni’s Law.
Developers want to build town homes that would attract seniors and millenials to the City of Madison on Kyser Boulevard. Homeowners who live on the street are in an uproar over the proposed development.
Alabama Senator Richard Shelby provided an update to Huntsville city leaders on what’s currently going on in Washington. He addressed city leaders at a breakfast held at the Von Braun Center North Hall Monday morning.