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
Godson accused of killing woman and boyfriend: police
Witnesses say he then went to a game room that his godparents owned and attempted to shoot several people, but his gun was jammed.
Bullet lodged in mom's cheek from random shooting on I-10
The bullet is believed to be from the same incident where a couple's car was shot at on I-10 in east Houston.
Double amputee running marathons to inspire community
After receiving running prosthetics, he stored them away for a year because he was afraid of failing. Now, he's run multiple marathons.
Homeless man's hand run over while grabbing change
Despite the pain, the man was about to experience kindness he hasn't had in a while.
10-year-old has 2 years to live without new heart, family says
The girl's family was able to forget about the painful diagnosis just for a moment, thanks to another family's surprise.
Rodney Reed execution blocked indefinitely by Court of Criminal Appeals
Rodney Reed was set to be executed next week for the 1996 murder of Stacey Stites.
Knife held against flower shop worker's neck during robbery
"I just felt the cold knife on my neck": Take a good look at the man in this picture. Do you recognize him?
Oldest son saved siblings when hoverboard burned home: Family
They say it all happened in a matter of seconds, and sadly, this isn't the first time the popular gadgets have gone up in flames.
New evidence should stop Rodney Reed's execution, family says
Rodney Reed is scheduled to be executed next week, but Kim Kardashian, Dr. Phil and 3 million others want to stop it.
Baytown officer shoots hit-and-run and carjacking suspect, police say
Police say he may have been involved in up to four hit-and-runs in the area and even tried carjack someone.