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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
  • 2 shot, injured outside Eden bar early Saturday morning, woman says, ‘I knew something was going to come up’

    EDEN, N.C. – Two men were shot and injured outside a bar in Rockingham County early Saturday morning, according to Eden police. Officers were called to Summer’s Bar & Grill at 220 A W. Kings Highway at about 2 a.m. on a report of gunshots fired. Arriving officers found that numerous shots had been fired and vehicles were damaged, Eden police said in a press release. Investigators believe there were multiple shooters and two groups of people fired shots at […]

  • 5 arrested after deputies seize nearly 40 pounds of cocaine worth more than half a million dollars

    GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. – Five suspects were arrested after nearly 40 pounds of cocaine was seized with a street value of more than a half million dollars in bulk. If sold in doses, the cocaine could sell for around $1.3 million. The arrests are in connection to a trafficking operation responsible for large amounts of narcotics showing up in the streets of Guilford and Randolph counties, the Guilford County Sheriff’s Office said in a press release. “Whether they’re dealing it, […]

  • BBB says scammers are targeting job seekers

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — The Better Business Bureau is warning people that scammers claiming to be hiring for Carpenter and Company are targeting people looking for jobs. They are trying to get job seekers to fill out forms that would release personal information. Brian Wright, the CEO of the BBB of Northwest North Carolina, says more than 20 people have reached out to his office about the scam in two days. “The risk is really big,” Wright said. “The potential for […]

  • High Point police bust massive fencing operation, recover stolen property

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — Police seized several truckloads of stolen property following a massive fencing operation bust in High Point. Charles Robert Hazelwood, 38, of High Point, is charged with receiving stolen property, obtaining property by false pretense and organized retail theft. Police conducted the bust on Delmar Lane Tuesday morning following a three-month investigation after several stores in High Point, Greensboro and Asheboro were robbed. The majority of the property being confiscated is power tools but there are also […]

  • City plans new parking deck in downtown Greensboro

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — With big developments happening in downtown Greensboro, including a hotel on Elm Street, the city wants to make sure there is enough space for everyone. Tuesday night, the Greensboro City Council is expected to finalize a more than $2 million purchase for a parking lot and building on the corner of Market Street and South Davie Street. David Parrish is the assistant city manager. He says the city plans to use that space to create a parking […]

  • High Point dive team always ready to respond to emergency rescues

    HIGH POINT, N.C. – A field trip at High Point City Lake turned into a rescue mission when a canoe carrying two students tipped over earlier this month. “On that day it was cold and we are worried about hypothermia and them being in the water,” said Battalion Chief Marcus Powers, who was out there that day standing by with the city of High Point’s dive team. “It ended well,” Powers said. “They made it to the shore and EMS took […]

  • Churches to perform Easter service in high-crime community in Burlington

    BURLINGTON, N.C. — Three unsolved homicides, shootings into homes and people doing drugs on the street are some issues people who live near Avon Avenue and Mebane Street in Burlington say they have to deal with. “It’s kind of scary to know my family is sleeping in this area and this is the kind of stuff that happens,” said Kendra Woods, who is visiting family in the area. Hearing about those challenges is what prompted a group of churches to […]

  • R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company donates part of Whitaker plant to local development group

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — On Thursday, the R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company made good on a promise it announced more than two years ago. The company finalized its donation of part of the Whitaker Park Manufacturing Plant on Reynolds Boulevard to a local redevelopment group. The donation includes 120 acres of land and 13 buildings. The property now belongs to the Whitaker Park Development Authority (WPDA, Inc.), a nonprofit focused on creating economic development in the area. Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem Business […]

  • Bill would pull UNC and NC State from ACC if conference boycotts North Carolina again

    RALEIGH, N.C. — After the Atlantic Coastal Conference boycotted North Carolina for sporting events when state lawmakers passed House Bill 2, lawmakers are trying to put pressure on the Greensboro-based conference to make sure that doesn’t happen again. House Bill 728 clarifies the general assembly has the final authority for membership of The University of North Carolina Schools in any intercollegiate athletic association or conference. The bill would pull the University of North Carolina and North Carolina State University out of the […]

  • Ruff Love Rescue’s fate could be determined Tuesday night

    DAVIDSON COUNTY, N.C. — The fate of an animal rescue in Davidson County could be determined Tuesday night. Complaints from neighbors almost two years ago led the county to determine that Ruff Love Rescue in Thomasville was violating zoning rules by operating as a commercial kennel in a residential area. Tonight, commissioners have the opportunity to change the rules so that the rescue can stay. Sue Rogers is the rescue’s president. She says they’ve been operating on her property for […]

  • Business booms at Lexington’s ‘Depot Music Festival’, 1,500 tickets sold as of Saturday afternoon

    LEXINGTON, N.C. – Crowds filled the streets in Lexington Saturday for the city’s first ever “Depot Music Festival.” Six performers took the stage at the Breeden Amphitheater in the depot district. The headlining act was “Gin Blossoms.” Alan Carson, the city manager, said that as of 3 p.m., 1,500 tickets were sold to the festival. ”We are trying to boost the economic development in Lexington and we are trying to get people into Lexington that haven’t been here before,” Carson […]

  • High Point hopes to mirror Greensboro stadium success

    GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. — Millions of dollars’ worth of development have gone up around the baseball stadium in Greensboro since it first opened in 2005. Now, the City of High Point is hoping to mirror that success with its own stadium in the works that could open by 2019. Since the opening of First National Bank Field in 2005, several businesses have opened in the area, like restaurants, breweries and luxury apartments. Right now, there is a $60 million project, […]