Ja Nai Wright


Ja Nai Wright is a Reporter/MMJ for Alabama News Network. She began working here February 2021. Ja Nai is from Atlanta, GA. She graduated from Alabama State University with a B.A. in Communications back in May of 2020. In her spare time she enjoys hanging with friends and binge watching television shows and movies. She enjoys doing various community service activities to help out her community. Ja Nai also loves to travel, she hopes to visit many places all over the world and be immersed in their cultures. Prior to working at WAKA, Ja Nai did her internship here while she was still in college. Ja Nai enjoys meeting new people so be sure to say hello when you see her!

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Tuskegee Closes The Downtown Square Around Confederate Statue

After councilman johnny ford tried to cut down the statue a few weeks ago, officials have been trying to decide on what to do about the statue their main concern being the safety of the public. The city council in Tuskegee held a special meeting Thursday to discuss what the next move will be for the town square and the statue.

New Event Center Coming Soon to Eastern Boulevard

One new business that is setting up shop on Eastern Boulevard is a new event center. The venue will be available for all types of events from weddings to birthdays, tea parties and even holiday events. The event space is called A.L.O.E (Another Level of Excellence) and it is projected to begin holding events in the coming months.

District 1 City Council Race Heads to A Runoff Election

The District 1 City Council Election is now heading into a runoff, the results of the July election showed that none of the 7 candidates received 50 percent of the vote. The two candidates that did get the most votes in the district were Donnie Mims and Ed Grimes.