Mya Johnson

Mya Johnson


Mya is a Reporter/MMJ at WTVM News Leader 9 & WXTX Fox 54 in Columbus, GA. She joined the news team in October 2017.

Mya was born and raised in Birmingham, Alabama. She graduated from the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa with a degree in Telecommunications and Film with a minor in Psychology. There she interned for two years at the local station in Tuscaloosa WVUA-23 where she learned to edit stories, report, shoot video, and produce.

Becoming a reporter has been a dream of Mya’s since the 4th grade. She’s always loved news and began watching her favorite reporters very early. Mya is also a proud member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc.

When she’s not working on stories she enjoys anything involving good food, spending time with her family, friends, loved ones, and her sweet Maltipoo named Marley.

Recent Articles by Mya

  Victim’s family pleads for justice as 2018 Columbus murder suspect awaits indictment

  MCSD using Safe Schools Alert app to help make schools safer

Miss Georgia 2019 heads to compete for Miss America

  First African American Montgomery Mayor speaks at Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Achievement week gala

  Nonprofit hosts fundraising event to help children in foster care system in Chattahoochee Valley

  Thousands of people came out to tailgate for the Fountain City Classic

  Victory over Violence: Local Columbus church hosts a night of prayer to “put the guns down”

  Columbus residents could be fined for false alarm calls made to first responders

  Two non-profit organizations are teaming together to help disabled veterans by hosting nature retreats

  Demolition underway of former Port of Columbus

  Ark in the Park Halloween alternative in Columbus provides fun for the community

  Balloon release, vigil held to remember stabbing victim on Dorsey Dr. in Columbus

  SPLOST to be added to 2020 ballot to fund future projects in Columbus

  Columbus police give safety tips ahead of Halloween to keep kids away from predators

Columbus community holds vigil to put a stop to gun violence

  Columbus community reacts to two deadly shootings in just two days

  One killed in shooting on Amber Drive in Columbus; no arrests made

  Russell County community gathers for night of celebration to support crisis center

  Columbus police explain criteria and importance of Amber Alerts

  Phenix City barbershop hosts annual customer appreciation day for breast cancer awareness

UNCF campaign kicks off with ‘Jazz Under the Stars’ event in Columbus

  Friends and neighbors react to the death of Phenix City 12-year old shot in the head

  Tornado victims in Lee County receive new homes

  Family, friends gather for vigil in memory of slain Circle K clerk in Columbus

  Columbus police investigating three shootings in two days

  CSU students and local nonprofit join global climate protests

  Founder of Me Too movement speaks on sexual violence at AU Extraordinary Women Lecture

  Local convenient store clerks react to recent armed robbery killing 26-year old

  Smiths Station woman celebrates 105th birthday surrounded by family

  Columbus celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with Tri-City Latino Festival