Miya Payton

Miya Payton

Multimedia Journalist

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

Juvenile evening curfew law still in effect in Waynesboro

Future plans for the Lake Olmstead Stadium

  Paine College holds fall convocation

Riverside Village parking meters now working in North Augusta

  FBI, GBI agents search Commissioner Sammie Sias’ home

Doctor Hospital teaches how to stop bleeding due to gun shot wounds

  Home Workers of America begin free repairs on Aiken homes

UPDATE: Man arrested in Atlanta for Richmond County murder

'Kids and Cops’ camp hopes to build relationships between deputies and youth

  Richmond County Sheriff’s Office encourages participation for Citizens Police Academy

Home fire on Thomas Lane leaves home a total loss

  Fighting against mini menace

Massive railroad crossing closures in Richmond and Columbia County

Locating lost pets after July 4th

  Waynesboro Mayor to hold press conference about recent shootings

  Early morning shooting in Richmond County

Future of the James Brown Arena

Future for Georgia-Pacific workers and the city of Thomson

Safety improvement project begins on Gordon Highway at Old Louisville Road

Two vehicles on Olive Road exchanged gunfire

Update on Wrightsboro Rd. construction

State reps meet with Richmond County leaders to discuss state oversight of Augusta Regional Airport

UPDATE: Investigation into Historic Pullman Hall fire

Blue Star Memorial Marker Dedication held at Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center Fisher House

  Locals respond to CDC warning to stop washing chicken

  Lt. Governor Geoff Duncan speaks at Post-Legislative Breakfast

  Dirty Beards: Study reveals the dirt and grime in your chin pelt

Local man shares how he overcame needle phobia

What do recently announced changes mean for the history of the Masters?

  Patrons weigh in on who will win 2019 Masters