JOHNSON, Arkansas — Kayla Davis joined the 5NEWS team in August 2023 as a multi-skilled journalist.
Originally from the Greater Atlanta area, Kayla attended the University of Miami, where she graduated with a combined B.S. in Broadcast Journalism and Political Science in May 2023. During her collegiate tenure, she was heavily involved in University of Miami Television and had the opportunity to intern for MSNBC's primetime show "Deadline: White House with Nicolle Wallace."
Kayla is passionate about telling impactful stories highlighting everyday people. In the Spring of 2022, Kayla won the NAACP Journalist of the Year award at the University of Miami for her work on a mini-documentary highlighting a quadriplegic woman who runs marathons with her doctor, as well as her podcast, “Reflect. Relate. Release.” focused on navigating young adulthood as a Black woman.
In her free time, she enjoys the movies, trying new restaurants, and going on adventures.
If you have any story ideas for Kayla, you can email them to firstname.lastname@example.org or you can reach her on Facebook at KaylaLDavisTV.