TOLEDO, Ohio — Maya May is a multimedia journalist reporting for WTOL 11. She was born in Atlanta, Georgia, and raised in Toledo.
Maya’s passion for storytelling started at a young age and led her to study journalism at the University of Southern California. There, Maya reported on USC Sports, Grammy Award ceremonies, campus news, and local news in the city of Los Angeles.
Maya moved back to her hometown to graduate from the University of Toledo where she worked as a reporter for the student-run newscast UT:10 news.
After graduating from the University of Toledo, Maya worked as a photographer for WTOL 11.
Maya May follows her passion for journalism to be an inspiration for her three children. Her oldest son, Jaylen, loves sports, her daughter loves ballet and her youngest son loves tumbling. Maya enjoys traveling, hiking, cardio, meditation, and yoga. She says she most enjoys collecting diverse perspectives through meaningful conversations.