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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
  • National Childhood Nutrition Day brings aware to food insecurity in the Triad

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Some children in the Triad are going hungry. Almost 20,000 are facing food insecurity in Forsyth County alone, according to Second Harvest Food Bank. National Childhood Nutrition Day brings awareness to the issue and puts a focus on healthy eating. Family services in Forsyth County, Second Harvest Food Bank, and North Carolina chefs hosted an annual child nutrition day breakfast Monday morning to shed light on the issue locally. “A lot of the studies have shown that […]

  • State Street revitalization in Greensboro

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Business owners on Greensboro’s State Street hope a planned brewery will help revitalize the area. “I would say 15 to 20 years ago, people were constantly on this street,” said Kathy Flack, owner of Kathy & Associates. “The stores were always really busy.” Business owners say things changed. “When some businesses moved out we kind of lost the vibe of State Street being a hot spot,” said Ray Essa, owner of Café Pasta and Grill. “For us […]

  • New restaurants and businesses are opening to Graham

    GRAHAM, N.C. – The city of Graham in Alamance County is seeing some growth with new restaurants, businesses and apartments. The city manager says interest in the downtown area is the highest it’s been in decades. We could see three new restaurants downtown in within the next year. One of those is a Sutton’s Drugstore. “Right now, we’ve seen so much excitement that we don’t have enough buildings to get people in for all the people who want to come,” […]

  • GCS superintendent responds to leaked email, board member apology

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — The superintendent of Guilford County Schools is talking to FOX8 about a leaked email discussing a move to get her fired. Last month, school board member Anita Sharpe wrote an email to a staff member condemning Superintendent Sharon Contreras and saying she knows four board members who would vote to fire her. “It is always disappointing to feel that someone that you work for has that kind of strong opinion about you,” Contreras said. At Tuesday night’s […]

  • A look at downtown Greensboro’s new projects, long-term goals

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Downtown Greensboro has seen major growth, but to really make the area boom some improvements are needed. Today we came across a new project popping up on the corner of Elm Street and Gate City Boulevard. Pop-up parking. Anyone coming to the south end of downtown is going to have an easier time parking in the next few weeks. The empty lot across from the Union Square Campus is going to be transformed into temporary parking. The […]

  • Family held at gunpoint, employees forced into freezer in separate Thomasville restaurant robberies

    THOMASVILLE, N.C. — Detectives are investigating two robberies that occurred at Chinese takeout restaurants in Thomasville over the weekend. On Friday at 7:49 p.m., officers responded to the China Wok, 900-C W. Cooksey Drive, in reference to an armed robbery. Employees told police a man entered the back door and brandished a gun. The suspect held the employees and their children at gunpoint while demanding money. The suspect then fled through the back door on James Avenue with an undisclosed […]

  • Owners need help tracking down stolen work trucks in Greensboro

    GREENSBORO, N.C. – Two business partners from Monroe say years’ worth of their work was stolen overnight. The men run a business that modifies cars. They were in town to go to Rudy’s Diesel Truck Jam at the Piedmont Dragway. “It’s an event that has just about anything you would want to see the industry,” said Joshua Phifer, owner of JP Performance. “It has taken us six to seven years to get to where we are at now. A lot of […]

  • County says issues addressed after violations at Guilford animal shelter

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — The Guilford County Animal Shelter is facing a $1,200 fine for multiple violations following inspections. A notice to Deputy County Manager Clarence Grier from the state Department of Agriculture shows the shelter faces violations including failing to provide access to water to 14 dogs and keeping sick dogs and cats living with healthy animals. Grier sent FOX8 a statement Thursday that says the shelter already addressed recent violations from the North Carolina Department of Agriculture. Heather Overton is a […]

  • Rescue dogs from Florida available for adoption in the Piedmont after Hurricane Irma

    GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. — About a dozen dogs rescued from Florida are still available for adoption here in the Triad. A veterinarian from Stoney Creek Pet Resort and Hospital in Whitsett brought them in from a shelter in central Flordia so that room could be made for dogs that were lost during Hurricane Irma. Anyone interested in these dogs can get more information about them by calling Stoney Creek at (336) 603-6930. The veterinarian who brought them in says they’ve been through a […]

  • Hurricanes could impact attendance at High Point Furniture Market

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — Hurricanes Harvey and Irma damaged homes and destroyed lives. Now, their impacts could be felt in the Triad. ”We lost a lot of buyers who came in through the pre-market event, around that time through right now our first concern is for the well-being of the people,” said Tom Conley, the president and CEO for the High Point Market Authority. Conley says as of Friday, pre-registration for people attending the fall market from Florida is down […]

  • Winston-Salem couple survives Las Vegas shooting

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — A Winston-Salem couple is safe but shaken after the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history happened during their anniversary trip to Las Vegas. Burnie and Kristen Little went to Las Vegas to celebrate their three-year wedding anniversary. The couple attended the Route 91 Harvest Festival Sunday night. “We heard what we thought were firecrackers,” Burnie said. “Very irregular sounding pop, pop, pop. I saw what I thought was smoke from what I presumed was firecrackers maybe 20 […]

  • Local hospitals plan for things like mass shootings, utility failures and even Ebola outbreaks

    GREENSBORO. N.C. – Hundreds of victims poured into Las Vegas hospitals after the mass shooting. Helping those people, all at once, is a task many places say they unfortunately need to prepare for. “It was tragic to hear about,” said Scott Supernaw, the emergency manager at Cone Health. “Even though we are in the job for planning for the worst… thinking of the worst-case scenario and then making it harder. It’s still terrible to hear that those things actually happen […]