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.
US 290 may be a sea of orange barrels right now. But there is good news: it won't last forever.
The families of a slain Bellaire police officer and the good Samaritan killed trying to save him read their victim impact statements after the killer received the death penalty
A jury has decided on the fate of a man who killed a Bellaire police officer and a bystander
Investigators say the driver ran through an intersection and hit a home, starting a fire there
When opponents of the city's non-discrimination ordinance delivered boxes filled with signatures three weeks ago, the question was will there be enough verified signatures for the ordinance to be put on this November's ballot