Mya Johnson

Mya is a Reporter/MMJ at WTVM News Leader 9 & WXTX Fox 54 in Columbus, GA. She joined the news team in October 2017. Mya was born and raised in Birmingham, Alabama. She graduated from the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa with a degree in Telecommunications and Film with a minor in Psychology. There she interned for two years at the local station in Tuscaloosa WVUA-23 where she learned to edit stories, report, shoot video, and produce. Becoming a reporter has been a dream of Mya’s since the 4th grade. She’s always loved news and began watching her favorite reporters very early. Mya is also a proud member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. When she’s not working on stories she enjoys anything involving good food, spending time with her family, friends, loved ones, and her sweet Maltipoo named Marley.

Recent Articles by Mya

  California engineering students help blind Chattahoochee Valley veteran run on treadmill

Carver High in Columbus hosts annual Cuts for Christmas in remembrance of late baseball coach

Keep a lookout for strange behavior in your neighborhood with the RING by neighbors app

Murder trial underway for Columbus teen charged in Wickham Drive deadly shooting

Community Warriors help neighbors in Phenix City by handing out bags of food

Health officials recommending flu vaccine in peak flu season

Increase in armed robberies around Columbus convenience stores

Voting hours extending for final day of early voting in Muscogee County

Columbus Airport planning to modernize terminal

Law enforcement warning of porch pirates on National Package Protection Day

Local farmers are feeling the impact of Christmas tree shortages

Financial experts, police warning online shoppers of Cyber Monday scammers

The Big Gobble helping feed hundreds of families for Thanksgiving

Fort Benning is serving meals to soldiers, veterans and their families for Thanksgiving

Columbus Fire and EMS remind people about the dangers of deep frying turkeys

Harris County non-profit steps in to help families for Thanksgiving

Stewart Community Home provides assistance to homeless population in Columbus

Winterize your home to help brace for cold weather

Home for Good and United Way help to lower the number of homeless veterans in Columbus

Healing 4 Heroes helping veterans transition with trained service dogs