Sheldra is a Florida native who has spent the last 14 years working in television, most recently as an anchor for the Fox station in Beaumont Texas. She has a broadcasting degree from the University of West Florida and a Master’s in Corporate Communication from The University of South Alabama.

Exploring the area and getting settled are top priorities for Sheldra and her three children, Mariah and twins Mackenzie and Mackade. Taking in Bricktown, events at The Chesapeake Arena, shopping and enjoying some of the many local restaurants is high on the list for the summer. Sheldra also enjoys live music, dancing, painting and working out.

“Deciding to move to Oklahoma City was an easy decision. Joining KFOR, a station with a rich history of service to our area, made the opportunity that much more exciting!” Sheldra said.

Sheldra is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority and the National Association of Black Journalists.

You can see Sheldra, Meteorologist Aaron Brackett and sports anchor Brian Brinkley on News Channel 4 on Saturday at 6:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m. and Sunday at 5:00 p.m. and 10:00

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