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

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

  Patrons react to Augusta National tunnel announcement

Rain or shine patrons will enjoy the Masters

  Patrons rack up on Masters Merchandise

  Visiting the Masters for the first time

  Mastering tournament style

  Start of a new tradition - Augusta National Women’s Amateur

  What makes a woman successful?

  City leaders say keeping the Lock and Dam is vital for development and property value

What doctors say about Hepatitis A outbreaks

  Fog Advisory this morning

Measles outbreak in Georgia

  Women of Worth program aims to help women in the community

  Exclusive: Son of Charleston church shooting victim speaks to local students

19 year old boy dead, mother injured during drive-by shooting

  Local woman remembers being electrocuted at Bernie Ward Center in 1991

  Many residents unsure about taking Norfolk Southern reimbursements