Born in China, Miya graduated from Syracuse University with a degree in Broadcast Journalism. She has worked as a television reporter in New York, Alabama, Kansas, and Michigan, where it snows from November to May.
Since joining the Eyewitness News team in 2002, Miya has covered a variety of stories. She traveled to China twice, once covering the Houston Rockets, and another covering Mayor Bill White. The resulting reports garnered an Emmy Award. Miya travelled extensively during the 2008 Presidential campaign, and is currently spending a lot of time covering Houston's mayoral candidates. Besides her TV reports, Miya also write a weekly column for Houston Community Newspapers, and writes a daily blog.
Away from work, Miya loves to travel and look for the next cool scuba diving location. She's got a super cute dog. In addition, she spends way too much time on Facebook and Twitter.
An Amber Alert was issued last night for five children who were inside that van, which was stolen in southwest Houston
A husband and wife shot and killed a suspect police say broke into their neighbor's home
Short budgets and personal salaries make it difficult for teachers to provide all of the supplies needed to start students off right, so some teachers are getting inventive to help find funding
As a fired Houston police officer fights for his job back, there is growing controversy on why he wasn't criminally charged
The last food fight you had may have been in your middle school cafeteria, but here in Houston, a much more serious fight is about to get underway