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

  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

  ‘Best friend you could imagine:’ Loved ones react to murder of Fort Benning soldier

  ‘Peace over Pistols’ rally in Phenix City aims to stop gun violence in the community

  Mother of 9-year-old Columbus boy injured in shooting speaks on his condition

  Police investigate after 9-year-old boy shot on Andrea Dr. in Columbus

  Several days of strong thunderstorms cause significant damage across the Chattahoochee Valley

  Traffic meters going up on J.R. Allen Pkwy. on-ramps to slow down traffic

  New manufacturing company and retailers leading to economic impact in Phenix City

  Ralston Towers residents could soon be without electricity

  Advocates raise awareness for domestic abuse in Muscogee County

  Columbus City Council will allow fitness centers to operate in the Historic District

  Chattahoochee Valley drownings prompt reminder of life jacket usage

  Columbus murder suspect chooses not to make court appearance after allegedly killing father and son

  Columbus Fire & EMS gets approved for $145K additional funds

  Columbus City Council votes to give Muscogee County Coroner’s Office third deputy

  CPD increasing presence on roadways during summer to catch distracted drivers

  Final Pizza Hut murder suspect pleads not guilty in first court appearance

  Planet Fitness challenging teens to stay active all summer long

  Columbus Fire Department investigating early morning fire on Stafford Ct.

  3 homes built in Beauregard for residents impacted by March 3rd tornadoes

  Piedmont Columbus Regional reminds parents about safe sleeping for infants

  EXCLUSIVE: Muscogee County Coroner’s Office is in need of a third deputy to help with workload

  Piedmont Columbus Regional raising stroke awareness throughout May

  New budget proposed to extend lifespan of Pine Grove Landfill in Columbus

  17-year-old charged with Illges Rd. murder appears in court, connected to armed robbery, vehicle theft

  Columbus City Council presented with grant to help keep juveniles out of detention centers