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 Mayra.Moreno@abc.com. She is also very active on social media look for her on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
Baybrook Mall scare sends shoppers running for their lives
Panicked shoppers fled the mall as police say three robbery suspects tried smashing their way into a jewelry case.
Woman tells siblings to 'move back to your country'
A heated exchange between the Fort Bend County woman and two siblings is going viral after what she allegedly told the brother and sister.
'They are not bad kids' Coach defends kids in alleged hazing incident
Detectives have confiscated four student cell phones, which are currently undergoing forensic examination.
Astros fan frenzy as ALCS gear released at Academy
One of the best traditions for Astros fans is heading over to Academy after a big win for their team.
Loved ones honor bicyclist hit and killed by HPD officer
After the balloon release, Foreman's son Duan Foreman, took it upon himself to rearrange the candles into the letter D for his dad's name.
More TOP STORIES News