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.
The Gyeongbok Palace in Seoul is a beautiful embodiment of South Korean architecture and history,yet, it is surrounded by a dizzying pace of modern development.
The Mayors of Houston and South Korea have spent the past three days talking about increasing business
Her 20-minute speech focused on building international relationships, and nurturing future leaders. In a room of almost all women, she encouraged them to look into unexpected career paths
Houston Mayor Annise Parker spoke to a budding group of future leaders Tuesday at South Korea's Ewha Women's University
When Mayor Annise Parker decided to lead the trade delegation to Asia, one of the things that the Korean American community in Houston wanted her to do was to wear a traditional Korean dress at the opening reception