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
  • UNCG falls to Gonzaga in first round of NCAA Tournament

    BOISE, Idaho — Gonzaga defeated the University of North Carolina at Greensboro men’s basketball team on Thursday in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. Gonzaga, a four seed, was favored over the No. 13-seed Spartans. This was UNCG’s first appearance in the tournament since 2001. Local Fans FOX8 spoke with after the loss say they are still proud of the team’s successful season. “The fact that we were tied with just a minute to go shows that we have […]

  • Look inside Downtown Greensboro apartment, hotel project

    GREENSBORO, N.C. – A major development in downtown Greensboro is expected to be completed by mid-summer. Carroll at Bellemeade is a mixed-use development with a hotel and apartment complex. Roy Carroll, the local developer behind the project, says right now it’s about 70% complete. Today, crews worked on the façade and put up drywall as our FOX8 crew toured the location. The hotel on the corner will be a Hyatt Place with about 110 rooms. Surrounding the hotel, are three […]

  • Great-grandmother speaks out after Davidson County child tests positive for meth; parents arrested

    DAVIDSON COUNTY, N.C. — Two parents were charged with child abuse after their 2-year-old daughter tested positive for methamphetamine in Davidson County, according to a press release. On Jan. 7, the Davidson County Sheriff’s Office received a report of possible child abuse after the girl was taken to the hospital by her parents. At the hospital, the girl was sick and unresponsive and tested positive for methamphetamine. The sheriff’s office says that because of privacy laws, it cannot release information […]

  • Burlington teen happy, healthy 2 years after heart transplant

    BURLINGTON, N.C. — Two years ago, a Burlington mom received a call she will never forget. A nurse told Tina Turner that her son would be getting a lifesaving transplant he waited nearly 100 days for. “Totally the best day of my life.” Turner said. Her son Albert Jeffries, who goes by Alj, was diagnosed with a heart disease when he was only a few months old. FOX8 has been following his journey for years. We saw when his mother […]

  • Page High School students calling on city to address traffic concerns

    GREENSBORO, N.C. —  Some students at Page High School say their safety is at risk and they’re calling on the City of Greensboro to do something about it. Mykel Berrie walks to and from school every day. She decided to speak up after a student was hit by a car last month. Although that student is OK and back at school, Berrie is afraid it could happen to her or someone else. “It just shook me to know that people […]

  • Trinity man creates petition to create a national holiday for Billy Graham

    TRINITY, N.C. — A petition to create a national holiday to honor the late Rev. Billy Graham was started by a man right here in the Piedmont Triad. Kyle Siler says his grandfather was a Methodist preacher around Trinity for 40 years before he passed away last year. “While cleaning out his belongings, we came across a lot of media for Mr. Graham,” Siler said. “He was a big fan of him. It was about this time Mr. Graham passed […]

  • Man attacked by rabid fox in Randolph County

    RANDOLPH COUNTY, N.C. — A fox attacked a man in Randolph County Monday afternoon. Howard Callicutt said he was in his backyard off Cedar Falls Road when the animal came at him. Callicutt said the fox bit his legs and arm repeatedly. “It had foam coming out the corner of his mouth,” Callicutt said. “It was snarling and growling.” The 68-year-old cancer patient said he used a plastic bag to distract and trap the fox. “I was just thinking if […]

  • Guilford County Schools to address security updates

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Safety and security in schools is still something on the forefront of many people’s minds more than two weeks after the mass shooting at a Florida high school. “I’m here to learn,” said Tory Jackson-Smith, a Western Guilford High School student. “I’m not here to get shot.” Guilford County Schools plans to update those concerned people on its security measures at a school board meeting Tuesday Night. FOX8 got a look at the safety presentation ahead of […]

  • Greensboro police says man who robbed Jimmy John’s likely connected to several other robberies

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Greensboro police now believe a man who robbed Jimmy John’s on West Friendly Avenue is likely connected to several other robberies on the city’s west side. Surveillance footage from the Jimmy John’s robbery shows a man in a black hoodie walking up behind an employee and pointing his gun. Greensboro police say the description of that man has been similar in other crimes they are investigating. “We started noticing these sometime back in January,” said Detective Ingram, […]

  • Information about troubled Rockingham County day care not listed on DHHS website

    ROCKINGHAM COUNTY, N.C. — If you hadn’t been watching the news in the last week or so you might not have known about some of the issues going on at Rockingham County day care. Deputies arrested two employees at Lil’ Daydreamers Child Development Center and charged them with child abuse. The first arrest happened Feb. 15 but if you checked the North Carolina Division of Child Development and Early Education website you wouldn’t have seen any red flags on the center […]

  • Most Davidson County computers working again after ransomware attack

    DAVIDSON COUNTY, N.C. — Most Davidson County computers are working again after a software virus known as ransomware essentially shut down the government last week, according to Davidson County Manager Zeb Hanner. Sheriff David Grice told FOX8 on Friday that phone lines and computers were down for all county/government offices including the sheriff’s office. At that time, hackers were asking for an undisclosed amount of cyber currency called Bitcoin to regain access. The county cannot confirm or deny whether or not […]

  • Condemned shopping center in Greensboro to reopen

    GREENSBORO, N.C. – A grocery store, pizza restaurant and beauty supply shop are a few of the businesses that will soon open at a shopping center on Freeman Mill Road. The space on the corner of West Florida Street was condemned more than a year ago. Developer Shahzad Akbar and his business partner bought the property and are giving it a second chance. They believe the location could not only be a good business investment, but also an opportunity to […]