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 city hosted the regional finals for the sweet 16 on Friday and then the elite eight game on Sunday.
Several people were caught on camera using a neighborhood as their personal landfill, and that video could and them behind bars
After a woman showed up at a hospital saying she gave birth last week, questions were raised and a welfare check performed, leading officers to find a dead child at at her home
Judge Alicia Franklin will take a break from the bench and head to the altar. She is getting married. But her honeymoon requests are raising some eyebrows
Camera footage revealed a 54-year-old man on the Carnival Triumph went overboard this week and was found in the Gulf of Mexico the next day