Atyia joined the WBOY news team in July 2017 as a multimedia journalist/reporter after graduating from Pennsylvania State University, with a Bachelor of Arts in film/video with an emphasis in documentary and journalism. She also completed a minor in entrepreneurship.
While at Penn State, Atyia worked with the athletics department to film sporting events around campus that would air on the Big 10 network. She also interned with a documentary film company in New York and worked with WHVL in State College.
When she's not in the newsroom, Atyia enjoys listening to music, reading and running through the wild and wonderful nature of West Virginia.