Shayna Ferreira Biography
Shayna Ferreira identifies herself as hardworking, disciplined, and determined to honor her country by delivering authentic news. She currently serves as the anchor and reporter at FOX29 Philadelphia. Her experience has been followed by covering national and international stories. In her short time as an anchor as of 2022, Ferreira has had experience working at WEBN, WJAR, WTNH, and now at FOX29.
Shayna Ferreira Age, Family, and Husband
She comes from an Afro-Latino ethnicity. Her mother descended from Africa and her father was Hispanic. Shayna credits her late grandmother for the efforts she did in laying the foundation of her family, Ferreira also holds in pride her father and mother for staying in their marriage for more than 30 years. The journalist is still at the onset of her career, she has not considered getting married or having a husband. Her focus remains on her career.
Shayna Ferreira Education
Working on the screen is a dream come true. It all started when she studied at Times Square Academy and at Emerson College where she studied for a degree in broadcast journalism.
As a student, Shayna has many opportunities to hone her craft. She started at WEBN as a producer, Director, and Anchor. Her responsibilities were assisting in producing and directing news. Shayna served there for close to 2 years and later joined EIV News at 6 first as a reporter and later as an international correspondent covering current and international breaking news.
She also got an opportunity to intern at CBS Evening news. There, she learned to coordinate scripts, research topics, assist during shoots, and direct preparation for the Evening News. Shayna was the Executive producer of the team that produced a mini-documentary highlighting inequalities in Cuba. The team titled the mini-documentary Afro-Cuba Libre.
Shayna Ferreira Career
Shayna started officially working at WJAR-TV first as an intern and later as an associate producer and assignment editor for close to 2 years before she joined WSAV-TV as a reporter for 1 and a half years. The journalist also worked at WTNH for 2 years as a reporter and anchor before becoming an anchor at FOX29 Philadelphia.
In her journalism journey, Shayna has learned to create, shoot, edit and write her own stories. She has been at the forefront of delivering true news to her audience. The young journalist has covered crime, politics, elections, natural disasters, severe weather conditions, and campaigns. Many award-giving organizations have recognized her efforts by awarding her. She also earned an Emmy-nominations.
Shayna Ferreira Height and Salary
Shayna lives a quiet family life with her sibling and parents. When she is not working, the journalist loves salsa dancing, traveling, and spending time with her family and close friends. She participates in community work by actively working as a member of the National Association of Black Journalists. Shayna is fluent in English, Spanish, and conversational in Portuguese. She earns a salary of approximately $70,000 per year. Her height is also notable. Her stature is 5 feet and 6 inches.