Miya Shay
Miya Shay is an Emmy award winning journalist at ABC13 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 ABC13, 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. She also 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
Conservative 5th circuit slams 2 HPD officers for believing a drunk driver over a Good Samaritan
Records show when the officers got on scene, they believed the drunk driver's side of the story. The criminal case was dismissed months later in 2019, but the damage to Good Samaritan's life was already done.
HPD officer fires shots at suspect in SW Houston neighborhood, police say
SkyEye video shows the moment the suspect was handcuffed and taken into custody. According to police, the suspect had his 5-year-old daughter with him moments before he escaped from police.
Iconic home in Texas Mansion Murder is on the market
This infamous home in River Oaks, featured in our Texas True Crime episode "Texas Mansion Murder", is for sale!
ABC7 news anchor to tell story on legacy about Nisei soldier during World War II at Alley Theatre
"Defining Courage" integrates live music, storytelling, journalism, and the captivating course of history. On Monday, May 20, the event will be showcased at the Alley Theatre.
Mom of 4 moving SUV during storm among at least 7 killed during Thursday's severe weather
The mother's family said she was supposed to be at her son's elementary school graduation this weekend. Meanwhile, another mother and her daughter are safe but still suffered a loss - her unborn baby.
ABC13's years of Houston-area squatter stories leads to first steps in Austin to bolster laws
Earlier this month, ABC13 brought you a southwest Houston eyesore that neighbors say was left in ruins due to squatters and a fire. Now, a lawmaker wants to strengthen current laws to address squatting quicker.
Katy ISD teacher accused of child porn allegedly took photos at school, pools, investigators say
One student who spoke with ABC13 said she's rethinking her interactions with the Tompkins High School teacher, whose principal wife at another campus insists she was not aware and had nothing to do with the allegations.
Sugar Land mayor limits public speaking at meeting after residents speak on Israel-Hamas war
Sugar Land residents have been using the City Council public comment period to ask for a ceasefire resolution amid the Israel-Hamas war, prompting the mayor to limit discussion.
Mom claims 8-year-old son was forced to pee on himself after PE teacher denied break, teased him
The mother said the incident happened at Jan Schiff Elementary. She said the 8-year-old asked his teacher for a bathroom break, but instead, he was teased and told to go on himself.
ACTION 13: Houston homes taken over by squatters leave owners, neighbors frustrated by legalities
In one neighborhood, residents live in fear near a home obviously falling apart, with missing doors, bits of drywall scattered everywhere, and small fires that are slowly eating away at the home's framing.