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
  • Community in High Point hosts festival to reconnect and inspire change

    HIGH POINT, N.C. – Just south of downtown High Point, off Main Street, is the city’s southside neighborhood. It is one of the communities where the High Point Police Department is trying to reduce violence. “A lot of crime is going on and I’m hoping and praying that changes,” said Deborah Cable, a Southside resident. Tony Collins, the president of the Southside Neighborhood Association, says that to do that, people need to come together. “We are seeking to change the […]

  • North Carolina soldier killed in Afghanistan laid to rest, hundreds attend his memorial service

    ASHE COUNTY, N.C. – A soldier killed in the line of duty was laid to rest Friday in Ashe County. Sergeant Dillon Baldridge was killed in Afghanistan on June 10th. He was only 22 years old. “He dreamed to be a soldier, he was very good at it and he died doing what he loved,” said Melissa Strickland, Sgt. Baldridge’s aunt. Strickland said Dillon was supposed to come home in July. Instead, he was brought home on Wednesday. “When he […]

  • Roof repair companies busy after storms in the Piedmont

    ARCHDALE, N.C. — Almost every kind of severe weather, like tornadoes, hail, heavy rain and straight-line winds, has come through parts of the Piedmont in the last few months. Roofers say it’s taken a toll on many houses. FOX8 saw four different roofing companies in Archdale Thursday afternoon. Many of those companies were working to fix roofs that were damaged by a hail storm at the beginning of March. Mary Jane Hedrick is the co-owner of First Class Roofing. She […]

  • Greensboro strawberry farmer says heavy rain destroyed crops

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — A strawberry farmer says the heavy rains destroyed more than five acres of his crop. James Kenan is the co-owner of Bernie’s Berries and Produce in Greensboro. He says the storms these last couple of days are even worse than this spring’s frost. Kenan says the businesses is missing out on around $50,000 to $60,000 because of the damage. The berries that sat in moisture started to get soft and rot. “It’s part of farming, we can’t […]

  • Women say coyotes have overrun their community in Davidson County

    DAVIDSON COUNTY, N.C. — A Davidson County woman says she saw a coyote snatch up one of her cats. Now, she and a neighbor are speaking out about the coyote problem they say they are having in their community.  The women live in Linwood, just south of Lexington. Tammie Owens and Tonya Varner noticed the coyotes a few months ago. “I hear like a howling, a clicking noise,” Varner said. Recently, Varner witnessed a coyote drag her cat, named Baby, […]

  • Mayor of Madison to declare state of emergency after downtown floods second time

    MADISON, N.C. – The mayor of Madison is speaking out after flood water damaged businesses downtown for the second time in less than three weeks. Some businesses say this was even worse than last time. Danny Smith’s store Flynn Furniture and Carpet Company flooded on May 31st. Smith said he got a call last night about water building up near his business on Murphy Street. “Oh no here we go again,” Smith said. “It was even bigger than it was […]

  • Guilford County commissioners fall short of proposed school budget

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Several people came out the Old Greensboro Courthouse Thursday evening in hopes that commissioners would fully fund the school board’s proposed budget. Todd Warren is a teacher and president-elect of the Guilford County Association of Educators. “We are already looking at potential losses of positions,” Warren said. “High School Ahead is going to close, so I feel like on our end, are already taking some heavy losses and the county needs to step up and fully fund […]

  • High Point family warns of grill brush danger after woman ends up in hospital

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — Grilling out with her family ended with a trip to the hospital for one Triad woman this Sunday. Now, she and her family are warning others about the possibility of swallowing a grill brush bristle. “When the pain increased, I knew there was clearly an object in there,” Christina Murrell said. Murrell says an ear, nose and throat specialist pulled out a couple-centimeters-long object from her throat. “He pulled it out he said, ‘Oh you’re right […]

  • Dog picked up by tornado in Davie County survives, is recovering

    DAVIE COUNTY, N.C. — A dog picked up and thrown across the road in a tornado is now spending his first week at home. Lewis Vannoy says his dog, Duke, was thrown about 1,000 feet when a tornado came through Davie County almost three weeks ago. “Picked up in the mass of the swirling wind, picked up and tossed just like a ragdoll,” Vannoy said. The 12-year-old Australian Shepard survived. “When I got to him, he was across the road […]

  • Boyfriend of pregnant woman stabbed to death at High Point gas station speaks out

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — A High Point man is grieving the loss of his unborn child and girlfriend, after she and her mother were stabbed to death at Bizzy Bee Gas and Grocery last week. “My everything was taken from me,” Brandon Kearns said. “I won’t ever get her back.” Kearns says he and Andrea Allen were high school sweethearts. The couple had two little girls together, 8-month-old Neveah and 4-year-old Brooklynn. “This weekend, actually, I was going to ask […]

  • Greensboro firefighters find human remains after call to 911 about suspicious fire

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — A call early Saturday morning to Guilford Metro 911 about a suspicious fire has led police to launch a homicide investigation, according to a news release. At approximately 5:11 a.m., Saturday, a man noticed a fire burning in a wooded area past the dead end of Falconridge Court. Responding Greensboro Fire Department officials discovered a vehicle that was burning. After extinguishing the flames, firefighters discovered human remains in the car. Based on the totality of the circumstances […]

  • Vigil held for mother, daughter stabbed to death outside High Point gas station

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — Friends and family came together Friday evening to honor the lives of a mother and daughter who were stabbed to death earlier this week. About 100 people gathered at the Bizzy Bee Gas and Grocery in High Point to remember Andrea Allen and her mother Vickie Allen. A vigil took place just feet from where the two women were killed Tuesday night. Many friends and family members said they want people to know that the two […]