Mikayla Lewis joins the Fox 17 News team as reporter from Kansas. Born and raised in Wichita, she is a proud WSU Shockers fan. She graduated from Fort Hays State University with a Broadcast Journalism degree in December 2011. During college in 2009, Mikayla interned at Country Music Television (CMT) right here in Nashville. After moving back to Kansas and finishing school, her first job was as a reporter and bureau chief for NBC affiliate KSN News in Wichita and Great Bend, KS.
While at KSN, Mikayla covered major events like the April 14, 2012 tornado outbreak with more than 50 twisters hitting Kansas in one day. She won two, second place Kansas Association of Broadcasters awards in 2012 for In-Depth Reporting and Enterprise News Story.
In her spare time , Mikayla enjoys pilates, cooking, baking, spending time with family and friends, watching movies, playing guitar and listening to live music. Mikayla is thrilled to be back in Nashville, and is always looking for story ideas.