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Aleksandra Bush is a reporter at FOX8 News. She joined WGHP after working as a multimedia journalist in Bryan-College Station, Texas. She has covered everything from plane crashes, capital murder trials, campus carry, flooding and features.

Before moving to Aggieland, Aleksandra was an Associate Booker for a Chicago talk show called Windy City LIVE on ABC. There, she began as an intern and worked her way up the ranks. During that time, Aleksandra also freelance wrote for multiple Modern Luxury publications, where she was able to interview stars like Shailene Woodley and entertainment journalist Giuliana Rancic.

Aleksandra has a degree in Journalism and Media Cinema Studies from DePaul University in Chicago.

When she’s not running around trying to get the latest story, you’ll find her running around training for her next marathon, finding a new furry friend and binge watching her favorite Netflix shows.

Recent Articles
  • A look at Greensboro Coliseum safety measures after Manchester attack

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — After the attack in Manchester, FOX8 wanted to see what the Greensboro Coliseum is doing to keep its visitors safe. Matt Brown is the managing director for the coliseum. He says nothing is going to change directly because of the attack — that’s because they’ve already considered something like this happening. “We are constantly concerned about this,” Brown said. Brown would not give away all the specific security measures at the coliseum. He did say though that […]

  • HPU president pledges to raise $38 million for children’s museum, event center in High Point

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — High Point University President Dr. Nido Qubein announced Wednesday plans to build a children’s museum, event center, educational cinema, state-of-the-art playground and park in High Point. The projects are expected to be built near the proposed future stadium in downtown. “Something must happen and this is the catalyst that will energize the city of High Point,” Dr. Qubein said. Qubein announced at a High Point Visitors Bureau Luncheon that he would chair the stadium project. He […]

  • Business loss impacts Rockingham County; school closures discussion continues

    ROCKINGHAM COUNTY, N.C. — The Rockingham County School System says something needs to change. It needs to save money and not enough students are going to its schools. That’s why the system is talking about the possibility of closing three schools by the 2018 school year. Closing Dillard, Draper and/or South End Elementary is being discussed. On Tuesday, the final redistricting meeting was held. We spoke with Jan Critz, the economic director for Rockingham County, about why there are less […]

  • 30-foot-tall jungle gym opens in Greensboro, families enjoy the added attraction

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — About 700 people came to the Greensboro Children’s Museum on Saturday, many checking out a brand-new attraction. The museum opened a new play plaza featuring a 30-foot-tall jungle gym for kids to climb. ”I love sliding down and going up, and pretty much everything,” said Micaiah Lassiter, one of the kids at the museum. “It’s really cool because I’ve never climbed anything like this before and it’s a cool experience to go higher than I’ve ever climbed […]

  • Senator Burr speaks out about President Trump’s tweets, Russia and firing James Comey

    ARCHDALE, N.C. – Senator Richard Burr was in Archdale speaking with students about manufacturing jobs, but he didn’t just have the students’ attention Friday morning. As chair of the Senate Intelligence Committee, many people in the nation are looking to him for answers about how the investigation into Russia’s involvement in US elections will continue without former FBI Director James Comey. “We’ve made greater progress to date than I had envisioned when I mapped out what I thought we needed to do,” Burr […]

  • Charges dropped against Jose Charles in July 4 incident

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Charges have been dropped against Jose Charles in the 2016 Fun Fourth Festival incident as part of a plea deal. As part of the deal, Charles, 16, pleaded guilty to one count of felony breaking and entering of a motor vehicle, one count of conspiracy to breaking and entering and another count of felony breaking and entering. The charges were unrelated to the July Fourth event. Charles received one-year probation and he must wear an electronic ankle […]

  • Parent concerned about alleged inappropriate behavior at Lexington City Schools

    LEXINGTON, N.C. — A Lexington mom is afraid the school system isn’t informing parents about some alleged inappropriate behavior going on. Kristen Leverette says her son, a junior at Lexington Senior High School, told her he was choked by his baseball coach at an away game last week at North Rowan High School. “You don’t expect him to go to a baseball game and get assaulted, by his coach, by anybody, by any means,” Leverette said. Leverette says she wasn’t […]

  • JDRF, family worried about new health care bill

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — JDRF, an organization funding type 1 diabetes research, says the bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act will hurt families if it becomes law. It is urging its supporters to reach out to their senators to ask them to vote against the bill. Steve Sharkey says his son was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes eight years ago. “It’s a daily struggle, not knowing which end is up or down as far as blood sugar goes,” Sharkey […]

  • Cleanup continues after Friday’s tornado in Eden, homes still damaged

    EDEN, N.C. — Homeowners, volunteers and work crews came together to clean up Saturday after a tornado damaged parts of Eden early Friday morning. Many trees were ripped from the ground, some landing on top of people’s homes, in one of the hardest hit areas near Meadow Road. Michael Brame says a tree fell on his childhood home on Von Ruck Road. “My dad was proud of this house and planted all these trees when I was five years old, […]

  • Greensboro police release surveillance video that shows moments before the Four Seasons shooting

    GREENSBORO, N.C. – Greensboro police are searching for anyone responsible for shooting and killing a man at Four Seasons Town Centre on Thursday afternoon. On Friday, police released surveillance footage to encourage people who might have been in the area to speak out. “We know there were people outside of the mall area in the parking lot, coming and going,” said Captain Nathaniel Davis with the Greensboro Police Department. Police are calling the two young men running in the video […]

  • Man shot outside Four Seasons mall in Greensboro dies after being taken to hospital

    GREENSBORO, N.C. – A man who was shot outside the Four Seasons Town Centre shopping mall in Greensboro on Thursday has died after being taken to the hospital. The identity of the victim has not been released. Police were called to the shooting at about 2:16 p.m., according to Susan Danielsen, a spokeswoman for the Greensboro Police Department. Police said there was some kind of a dispute between the victim and the suspect outside the JCPenney entrance. There was a […]

  • High Point woman says she was chased by coyote while walking her dogs

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — A High Point woman says a coyote chased after her and her two little dogs Tuesday evening. Lauren Swicegood says she and some of her family members were walking the dogs on the Bicentennial Greenway when they spotted the coyote near the Tarrant Trace housing community. “I thought it was going to leave and then walk the other way but it turned around and started coming our way,” Swicegood said. She believes it was going after […]