Maya Lockett

Maya Lockett joined the News 13 team in November of 2021.

She graduated with a Master of Science in Broadcast & Digital Journalism in May 2021 from Syracuse University.

Maya is originally from Los Angeles, California, but attended college in Charlotte, North Carolina at a Historical Black College called Johnson C. Smith University and is thrilled to call the Carolinas home once again.

During her time at Syracuse University, Maya

Worked at the student-run television station as a reporter and anchor for “Mornings on the Hill.” She also interned as a Nexstar News Associate in Washington D.C. reporting on national political stories from the nation’s capitol.

Maya enjoys traveling, going to the beach, cooking different recipes that her grandmother taught her, and binge-watching tv shows. She is also a Lakers fan and is prepared to defend the purple and gold any time. Don’t be afraid to stop her if you see her around the beach.

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