Born in China, Miya graduated from Syracuse University with a degree in Broadcast Journalism, and a minor in Asian History. She has worked as a television reporter in New York, Alabama, Kansas, and Michigan, where it snows from November to May.
Since joining the Eyewitness News team in 2002, Miya has covered every story imaginable. She traveled to China three times for ABC-13, where she followed Houston Rockets, as well as Houston's Mayor. Her memorable assignments include covering 2008 Presidential election, traveling to Brazil, Korea, and Japan. Most recently, she covered the 2017 Presidential Inauguration in Washington, D.C.
Away from work, Miya is heavily involved in the Houston community. She has moderated a number of community panels and often serves as MC for a variety of events. In 2012, Miya married State Representative Gene Wu. In 2013, they welcomed their first child, Winston. Little brother Lyndon joined the family in 2016. Miya's dog Mei Ling rounds out the crew. Miya's other passions include traveling to new places, trying new foods, and scuba diving.
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