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.
Since joining the Eyewitness News team in 2002, Miya has covered every story imaginable. She traveled to China three times for ABC-13, where she followed Houston Rockets, as well as Houston's Mayor. Her 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. She has moderated a number of community panels and often serves as MC for a variety of events. 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.
Washington D.C. is in the midst of a night of celebrations.
As preparations are underway in Washington, D.C. to inaugurate the nation's 45th president, Gracie Gavnar is preparing for a different type of trip to the nation's capital.
A Meyerland homeowner says a group broke into his property, but they didn't steal anything. Instead they used his pool, drained the water and turned it into a skate park.
The homeowner was asleep inside his Tanglewood home when he heard the sound of glass breaking. That's when he grabbed the gun and began walking down the hall toward the living room.
A mother in north Harris County is cleaning up and sounding off after storms caused her ceiling to cave in. Her apartment complex is making repairs but the mother says that's not enough.