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.
When smartphones suddenly start ringing loud with a notification of an Amber Alert, it’s an indication that a child has gone missing. Columbus police say there is a process to it all and helps save many children.
26-year-old Dontrell Williams lost his life while trying to make a living, and Sunday family and friends came together and spoke about his character and how Williams would have wanted to be remembered.
Tarana Burke spoke at Auburn’s Extraordinary Women Lecture after being named one of the most influential people of 2018. Burke is also a civil rights activist who works to change the culture in hopes of bringing an end to sexual violence.
Convenient stores and gas stations can be a big target for perpetrators looking to rob someone, which makes for a dangerous situation for clerks who are just trying to do their jobs, like 26-year-old Dontrell Williams.
More than 100 Fort Benning soldiers spent the day working outside at the Anne Elizabeth Shepard Home renovating and making repairs trying to make a better scenery for the youth living at the group home.