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
Houston woman accused of buying homes, Land Rover and Chanel items in alleged $3.7M PPP scam
The Justice Department lists some of the purchases as nearly $725,000 for homes in Katy and Cypress, and $78,000 for a 2020 Land Rover.
Doctor shot in NW Harris Co. during attempted robbery, deputies say
A witness told ABC13 she and the receptionist were held at gunpoint in the lobby by one of the suspects.
The winter storm may have passed, but need for food and water remains in high demand
For some, there is some comfort in knowing that the Houston community is stepping up to help fill the need.
Texans travel the extra mile to get pipe supplies for winter storm damages
"It's been like a hunting game and you wait in line and they don't even have the parts when you show up," one man told ABC13.
'It's hell being poor. It's hell living on less than $800 a month' Residents frustrated after calling 211
A woman in search of food and water was on the verge of tears, explaining her frustrations contacting the city's helpline.
Single mom shares experience of 4 days in the dark
Ellyse Espinosa is a single mother and business owner. She's one of thousands who remained in the dark for yet another night.
Winter storm tragedy left 1 woman without a home
One widow lost all of her late husband's belongings and another has to start from scratch in rebuilding her nonprofit.
Galveston County asks for truck to hold bodies of winter storm victims
The county judge said he received an emergency request Tuesday for a refrigerated truck that could hold the bodies of at least 20 to 50 victims.
Ceiling falls on mom and 6-month-old daughter in Sugar Land after pipes burst
"I went hysterical": She said as soon as she grabbed her baby, the mom said pieces of the ceiling and insulation fell all over them.
Houston renters should begin preparing their homes for freezing temperatures
Those living in or around the Houston area should begin preparing their pipes, pets, and plants against the historic freeze expected this weekend.