Born in China, Miya graduated from Syracuse University with a degree in Broadcast Journalism, and a minor in Asian History. She has worked as a television reporter in New York, Alabama, Kansas, and Michigan, where it snows from November to May. Among her journalistic accomplishments, she has received an Edward R. Murrow award for breaking news coverage as well as several regional Emmy awards.
Since joining the Eyewitness News team in 2002, Miya has traveled to China three times for ABC-13, where she followed Houston Rockets, as well as Houston's Mayor. Other memorable assignments include covering Sen. John McCain during the 2008 Presidential election, as well as Mayor Annise Parker's trade missions to Brazil, Korea, and Japan.
Away from work, Miya is heavily involved in the Houston community. Because of her work, she has been recognized as a Five Outstanding Young Houstonian, as well as "40 under 40" by the Houston Business Journal. In 2012, Miya married State Representative Gene Wu. In 2013, they welcomed their first child, Winston. Miya's dog Mei Ling rounds out the family.
A 32-year-old man who was behind bars for a DWI died after he suffered a seizure. County officials say he was going through Xanax withdrawals, but his parents say he was supposed to be taking that medication.
Waller County officials released video clips of Sandra Bland in custody, they say to dispel rumors about her being deceased in her mug shot
In front of the modest north side bungalow where Consuelo Pena lived for 27 years, her children are overcome with grief.
Alexandria Pyle says she communicated with Sandra Bland through the rectangular opening of the Waller County Jail's cell doors the day before authorities say Bland killed herself
We're hearing about Sandra Bland's final moments from inside the jail directly from a woman who was in a cell right next to her