Miya Payton

Miya Payton joined the WFXG news team in March 2017 as a multimedia journalist. Miya is from Abbeville, SC. She's now excited to call Augusta home. Before moving to the Peach State, she was a producer and editor for WIS 10 in Columbia, SC. She graduated from Lander University in May 2015 where she received a B.A. in Mass Communication. During her time at Lander, she was a reporter for Lander XLR Radio and Lander WLGTV News. When she's not reporting, you can find her surrounded by family and friends. She is also a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Miya is eager to learn more about the issues and stories that are important to the CSRA. Make sure to say hello when you see her around the community. Until then stay connected and follow her on Facebook and Twitter. Send Miya an email at mpayton@wfxg.com.

Recent Articles by Miya

  Local woman remembers being electrocuted at Bernie Ward Center in 1991

Many residents unsure about taking Norfolk Southern reimbursements

Bartow evacuees take shelter in Louisville

Doctors Hospital offers tips for healthier eating in 2019

McCormick County schools in $2 million deficit

Holiday season is prime time for porch pirates

Tips to make sure your car stays in great shape during this cold season

2018 Columbia County Merchants Association Christmas Parade

Early voting begins for GA runoff election begins

Be safe when frying your Thanksgiving bird

Tradition continues as James Brown family gives away Thanksgiving turkeys

Bus to Nowhere: More than 600 kids in CSRA school systems are homeless

Watching Your Wallet: How to avoid overspending during the holidays

Aiken Street Team working to decrease violence in Paces Run Apartments

Local man camps out for VP Mike Pence’s visit

Taking a look at the damage left from Michael in Burke County

The time is now for flu shots

New legislation will help lower opioid use in Burke County

Temporary Road Closure on Faircloth Drive in Columbia County

Doctors Hospital to hold ribbon cutting for $21.8 Million ER expansion