Mayra Moreno
Mayra Moreno joined KTRK-TV Eyewitness News in October 2015.

A journalist with years of experience, Mayra has reported all over the state of Texas. She comes back to her hometown of Houston from KENS 5 in San Antonio, where she worked as the weekend anchor and reporter for four years.

Mayra's television career started at the Rio Grande Valley's news leader, KRGV-TV Channel 5 News in Weslaco, TX. Mayra covered an array of stories; from border-crime issues, to hurricane coverage and other problems affecting the community. A few years later, Mayra found her way back to Houston a as a fill-in anchor and reporter for KIAH-TV's CW 39 News.

Throughout her career, Mayra has covered many notable stories. During her time at the CW, she was one of the many journalists to report live from Fort Hood after the deadly 2009 shooting. In San Antonio, Mayra was nominated for a Lone Star Emmy on an investigation into the city's DWI no refusal program, where blood samples began piling up and caused a backlog at the courts. Mayra also covered some major weather-related events: from the deadly Memorial Day floods of 2013 and 2015 in the San Antonio area, to the tornado that tore through Acuna, MX later that year.

Mayra is happy to return home to Houston. She's a proud alum of the University of Houston, where she graduated Magna Cum Laude with a double major in Journalism and Spanish.

Mayra loves being involved in the Hispanic community. When she's not talking to kids at local schools about the importance of staying in school, Mayra loves to spend her free time with family and friends, working out and cooking.

Mayra loves to hear from viewers, whether it's to say hello or pitch a story idea, be sure to drop her a line at She is also very active on social media look for her on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Mayra's Stories
Baylor College of Medicine sees rise in minority medical students
The Houston native is a first generation college student who is also one of the 186 minority medical students at Baylor College of Medicine.
Latinx community's focus on family could play role in their COVID-19 risk
The Latinx community is known to be extremely family-oriented, but that could be playing a role in their risk for COVID-19.
Former Army CID agent to raise awareness for sexual harassment in Vanessa Guillen rally in D.C.
As someone who worked in the social victims unit, Jose Hurtado said a lot goes on that many don't know of, and it is hard for victims to get justice.
ABC13 hosts 'COVID-19 & Our Latinx Community' town hall
ABC13's Mayra Moreno explored the rise in COVID-19 infections among Hispanic households.
All deaths reported Monday from COVID-19 were Hispanic
"All 6 who passed away are Hispanic and I want to express my condolences to each and all of their families," Mayor Turner said.
Neighbors lose much-needed community grocery store to massive fire
In a part of Houston always in need of food, the store's owner is now concerned about where people can go.
Residents demand old building be demolished due to growing crime rate
Building fires, gang activity and drug deals are some of the many reasons these residents say this eyesore of a building must be gone.
Deputy Mark Brown remembered after his death from COVID-19
A GoFundMe has been set up for Deputy Mark Brown's wife, Michelle, and their 4 kids.
Former employee sues Sam's Club in Conroe after being forced to wear face mask
The woman says there was no AC in the store, and is suing for $5 million in emotional pain and distress.
Man recovering from burns and losing wife after their house goes up in flames
Ray Cox Sr. said he tried to call out to his wife during the fire as she ran to the bedroom to look for their dog.