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

  Georgia Pacific plants in South Carolina cuts back on production

  Richmond County Board Of Education host Red Ribbon Walk and Rally

One dead after motor vehicle crash in Aiken County

  Closer look at Georgia-Carolina State Fair’s new safety policy

  Georgia Carolina State Fair implements new policy

  Residents unhappy with paid parking plan in Downtown Augusta

  Update on paid parking in Downtown Augusta

  Reverend Jesse Jackson rallies for voter registration at Paine College

  “Coffee with your Congressman” held in Evans

  Burke County K-9 and Deputy locate baby and mother in woods, after mother crashes due to DUI

  Aiken County Public School Interim Superintendent talks report cards and board elections

  UPDATE: Midwife responds after claim she is unlicensed, after death of McDuffie County newborn

  The New Georgia Project celebrated “National Voter Registration Day”

  Grovetown woman arrested after disabled son found abused

  Former Aiken County School Board member ask for ethics investigation

Helicopter crash investigation in Burke County

  Columbia County EMA is monitoring and preparing for Hurricane Dorian

  American Red Cross prepare locally for Hurricane Dorian

  Thomson Police Department introduce new initiatives to hire more officers

United Way of the CSRA kicks off community wide campaign


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