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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
  • City of Greensboro wants public input on soliciting

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — The City of Greensboro will host five public forums for input on solicitation. The announcement was made after months of discussions about what the city should do about panhandling. City council is deciding on whether an ordinance, that would ban solicitors from doing things like being overly aggressive, should pass. Councilwoman Michelle Kennedy believes it is wrong because it punishes someone for doing something that is already illegal. “We really want to see laws on the books […]

  • High temperatures impact first responders in the Triad

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Spending too much time in the sun could quickly become a problem when it is hot and humid out. Just this morning, the Greensboro Fire Department had to double its manpower at a possible arson on Edwardia Drive to make sure firefighters could property cool off before getting back into action. Battalion Chief Bryan Vickery said firefighters not only have to worry about keeping themselves cool, they also respond to serious medical calls. They’ve had four heat […]

  • Greensboro businesses deal with growing pains during construction

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Some business that have been around in Greensboro for years are now dealing with some growing pains. There are a lot of new projects, particularly in the downtown area, that are currently in the works. While crews are working to build up, places like Acropolis Restaurant on North Eugene Street and Cincy’s Downtown Restaurant on February One Place are dealing with the backlash during construction. Jimmy Contogiannis, the chef and owner Acropolis, has been dealing with it […]

  • Rise in fox sightings in Guilford County

    GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. — You may spot more foxes near your home this season. On Tuesday, the North Carolina Wildlife Commission sent out a notice letting people know there is a high chance for fox sightings this time of year because it is breeding season. There are a lot of pups out there and new parents trying to take care of them. Sightings can happen just about anywhere, not just rural places. Some locals have posted about seeing foxes on […]

  • New businesses opening in downtown Greensboro

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Just within the last few months, multiple businesses have moved into downtown Greensboro and more are opening soon. Adam French is the owner of Downtown Bicycle Works. He moved his store, which specializes in BMZ, to south Elm Street from Elkin a few weeks ago. “Greensboro as a whole takes their downtown very seriously,” French said. “It just feels like it’s ready for businesses, it’s adaptive, it’s growing, it’s young, it’s old.” Also opening in the last […]

  • Bystanders, first responders perform CPR on 8-year-old boy after a drowning call

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — First responders were called to the Falcon Pointe Apartments before 8 p.m. Thursday for a possible drowning. An 8-year-old boy was taken to Wake Forest Baptist hospital. There is no word on the boy’s current condition. After the drowning call at the complex, FOX8 checked in with city pools see what their procedures are to make sure something like that doesn’t happen to your child. Thalia Durling, a swimming pool coordinator with the Winston-Salem Parks and Recreation […]

  • High Point police arrest sex offender accused of statutory rape

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — Police have arrested a registered sex offender for a statutory rape that allegedly happened in High Point last year. Tyler Mark Shaw, 28, was arrested Wednesday and jailed a charge of statutory rape of a child by an adult. A spokesperson for the police department said the victim was 11-years-old. The alleged crime happened in the west section of High Point between May and August 2017. The police investigation started after the victim’s parent contacted police […]

  • Greensboro firefighters want minimum $15 per hour wage

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Some firefighters feel like they are being short-changed by the City of Greensboro. The city is proposing a $15 per hour minimum pay raise for full-time benefited city employees. The proposal doesn’t include the fire department. “I believe that our hours are just as valuable as any other city workers,” said Vinnie Messina, the secretary of the Professional Firefighters of Greensboro. More than a two dozen firefighters showed up at the Greensboro City Council meeting Tuesday night […]

  • List of feeding sites for Guilford, Forsyth schools’ summer meals programs

    GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. — Guilford County Schools is expanding its summer meals program with new school feeding locations, additional mobile units and community partners. Wanda Barber, the program coordinator for the school system, says there is a need for more assistance. “I have seen the numbers go up especially with the mobile meals added,” Barber said. “When I started with this program back in 2013, we had only reached 68,000 meals for the whole summer. Last summer, we were able […]

  • Police identify man shot and killed by officer in Thomasville after bank robbery and chase

    THOMASVILLE, N.C. — The suspect in a bank robbery Thursday in Rowan County that led to a chase and an officer-involved shooting in Thomasville has died. Jerick Raheem Gray, 42, of High Point, died in the hospital after being shot by a Salisbury officer, according to Salisbury police. The robbery happened around 12:35 p.m. at the First National Bank on East Innes Street in Salisbury. The suspect left the bank and led officers on a multi-jurisdictional chase. Authorities used stop […]

  • Amazon, maybe? Site plan submitted to Kernersville links company to possible fulfillment center

    KERNERSVILLE, N.C. — Could Amazon be opening a fulfillment center in Kernersville? It is a possibility. A company out of Atlanta sent in a site plan on May 15 to the Town of Kernersville for a more than one million square-foot fulfillment center to be built at Triad Business Park. Inside the plans sent in to the town, Amazon logos were on the signs. FOX8 emailed Amazon to confirm they are part of this project, but we haven’t heard back. […]

  • Proposed NC state budget includes teacher raises, but falls short of expectations

    GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. — Local educators are disappointed with the proposed state budget. Two weeks ago, tens of thousands of teachers marched in the state capitol for additional education funding. Republicans revealed their proposed budget on Monday. On Wednesday, it was voted on in the state Senate and approved. The budget includes things like an average 6.5 percent pay raise for teachers, a 6.9 percent increase to the principal salary schedule, 2 percent pay raise for other school employees and […]