Miya Shay
Miya Shay is an Emmy award winning journalist at KTRK-TV Channel 13, the ABC owned station in Houston. Currently, Miya's focus is covering Houston City Government as well as the breaking news story of the day.

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.

Miya's Stories
George Floyd's family and teacher react to his death
Family members and a former teacher of George Floyd opened up to ABC13 about his devastating death caught on video and seen around the world.
DWI numbers rising quickly as Houston reopens
"My concern is, as we open up, you're going to see more people try to make up for lost time, so to speak."
ICU nurse's dream wedding dress stolen during home break-in
Among wallets, jewelry and electronics, the thieves took away this bride's dream dress that she says still has the tags attached.
Harris County Judge announces hiring of contact tracers
The fight against the coronavirus got new recruits from people who the judge says love their community.
HELP COMING SOON for Houston area renters during the pandemic
If you need help with your rent, your landlord has to take the first step. Here's what you need to do.
Houston to increase testing and contact tracing
The city will be adding 24 new testing locations by the end of May, plus 300 new contact tracers.
$15 million Houston rent relief expected to help thousands starts today
If you need help paying your rent, you'll want to look into this program.
Anxious about returning to work and COVID-19? Here's what you need to know
We're answering the most common questions workers and employers have about returning to work.
Galveston struggling to manage overcrowding at its beaches
Galveston has asked state officials for troopers to help manage crowds and leeway to be able to limit vehicle traffic.
Unemployed mother of 2 facing eviction during COVID-19 pandemic
If you're like her, the Texas Supreme Court made a big move that will be able to help you.