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

Columbus community holds vigil to put a stop to gun violence

  Columbus community reacts to two deadly shootings in just two days

  One killed in shooting on Amber Drive in Columbus; no arrests made

  Russell County community gathers for night of celebration to support crisis center

  Columbus police explain criteria and importance of Amber Alerts

  Phenix City barbershop hosts annual customer appreciation day for breast cancer awareness

UNCF campaign kicks off with ‘Jazz Under the Stars’ event in Columbus

  Friends and neighbors react to the death of Phenix City 12-year old shot in the head

  Tornado victims in Lee County receive new homes

  Family, friends gather for vigil in memory of slain Circle K clerk in Columbus

  Columbus police investigating three shootings in two days

  CSU students and local nonprofit join global climate protests

  Founder of Me Too movement speaks on sexual violence at AU Extraordinary Women Lecture

  Local convenient store clerks react to recent armed robbery killing 26-year old

  Smiths Station woman celebrates 105th birthday surrounded by family

  Columbus celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with Tri-City Latino Festival

  Columbus vape shop owners lobby for vaping in Washington D.C.

  Residents voice their concerns at ‘Let’s Talk Columbus’ forum

  Catholic Church aims to plant community garden to end hunger and violence in South Columbus

  Parent, retired MCSD educator react to arrest of former Rainey-McCullers teacher in Cobb Co.

  Where were you? People in Chattahoochee Valley remember where they were on 9/11

  Standing Boy Trails set to open in Columbus for some outdoor fun

  Red Cross, City of Columbus preparing to help with Hurricane Dorian relief efforts

  More than 100 Fort Benning soldiers beautify Columbus girls’ group home

  People around the Chattahoochee Valley preparing for busy Labor Day Holiday

  Georgia law enforcement warning drivers to slow down ahead of the Labor Day holiday

  Survey: Food delivery drivers admit to tampering with customers’ food

  East Ala. nonprofit hosts day of fun honoring 10-year- old tornado victim

  Beauregard community comes together for first football game after deadly tornadoes

  Atlanta double murder-suicide has ties to Columbus medical family