Mya Johnson

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

  Beauregard community comes together for first football game after deadly tornadoes

  Atlanta double murder-suicide has ties to Columbus medical family

  First responders in Columbus start training for new rescue task force

  Stand your ground: Phenix City jewelry store owner fires shots to defend against armed robbers

  Students, parents talk first day of school in Muscogee Co.

  Lawmakers warn drivers in Muscogee Co. on the importance of following school bus laws

  Muscogee County School District swears in new police force

  CWW continues work to fix issues at Muscogee County Jail after water main breaks

  Local organizations react to death of Stewart Detention Center detainee

  Loved ones gather to remember the lives of a Columbus mother and her three children

  New Ga. laws could mean more penalties for human trafficking and prostitution

  Columbus Housing Authority investigates error in background check of quadruple homicide suspect

  Yard waste pickup in Columbus extended due to backlog

  Controversy sparked after donated life jackets taken down by the City

  Community reacts to slaying of mother, three children at Elizabeth Canty apartments

  EXCLUSIVE: N.C. man builds casket for 6-year-old who drowned in the Chattahoochee River based on favorite cartoon

  Columbus teens gear up for International Slam Poetry Festival in Las Vegas

  Indivisible Columbus sheds light on treatment of immigrants in detention centers

  Organization offers free training in Columbus to help prevent sexual abuse

  Columbus man hopes to put an end to child drownings with new prevention program

  Georgia DNR discusses the importance of wearing life jackets near bodies of water

  EXCLUSIVE: Family speaks on unsolved murder of Destiny Nelson; reward for information increased to $15K

  Fort Benning hosts popular Independence Day celebration

  Neighbors and Crime Stopper advocates in Columbus voice concerns of violence after Parkchester Dr. shooting

  Columbus law enforcement warning parents of increase in gang violence during the summer

  Bus riders complain of more Metra air conditioning problems and breakdowns in Columbus

  Auburn community reacts to university president’s sudden departure

  3 people, including child, shot at apartments on Veterans Parkway

  Trial begins in Columbus for teens charged in deadly shooting on Curry St.

  Veterans waiting for new VA health clinic to open in Columbus