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 Mayra.Moreno@abc.com. She is also very active on social media look for her on
Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

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"WE ALMOST LOST FOUR SCHOOLS TONIGHT": Parents claim victory after school board votes against private control for struggling campuses.
ATTEMPTED ABDUCTION: Steven Salazar has been charged after deputies say he tried to grab a 15-year-old girl off an Alvin roadway.
Visitors to the jogging trails and lakes at Buffalo Run Park are feeling uneasy after a missing 16-year-old boy's body was found Tuesday.
Little Cypress Creek and South Mayde Creek are above the the tops of their banks, and neighbors are watching the San Jacinto River closely.
The constable's office says an AK-47 rifle involved in the accidental shooting of teen, was stolen in a burglary, hours earlier.