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
  • Kidnapped girl found safe, returns home to Stokes County

    WESTFIELD, N.C. — A Stokes County woman and her granddaughter are back home together Monday after the sheriff’s office says the 8-year-old was kidnapped and taken to Kentucky. An Amber Alert for Trinity McGraw was sent out Sunday afternoon. “It was remarkable that they found her within 24 hours, less than 24 hours but I knew in my heart that Jesus would be there with her and hold her hand,” said Susan Hanks, the girl’s grandmother and guardian. Hanks says […]

  • Winston-Salem police investigating 21 car break-ins

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Winston-Salem police are reminding people to lock their cars and not leave any valuables inside. The police department received 21 reports of car break-ins in the southern part of the city on Thursday. Multiple neighborhoods near N.C. 150 were targeted. Annette Galeas lives on Village Place. She found stuff scattered inside her car this morning as well as throughout her street. “Clothes in the middle of the street, like a T-shirt,” Galeas said. “There was a towel […]

  • 2 accused of child abuse in Burlington appear in court

    BURLINGTON, N.C. — Two people have been arrested and are facing child abuse charges in Burlington, according to a news release from Burlington police. Daniel Anthony Beraducci Jr., 36, of Mebane, and Marissa Caitlin Berarducci, 26, of Burlington, are each charged with two counts of felony child abuse. On Thursday, Burlington police initiated an investigation into alleged child abuse at an apartment complex in the 2400 block of Atwood Drive in Burlington after being tipped off by the Department of […]

  • Economic impact of Wyndham Championship

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Businesses in the Triad are looking forward the tens of thousands of people expected to come to the Wyndham Championship in Greensboro this week. “We sell out Grandover Resort every year,” said Mark Brazil, the tournament director. “Wingate, O’Henry and Proximity hotels all benefit over this week.” Brazil says the championship has a $25 to $30 million economic impact. Most of that money comes from people around the world watching the games, but businesses in our area […]

  • Downtown Greensboro Inc. working to get more housing downtown

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Build it and they will come, that’s what the president of Downtown Greensboro Inc. says would happen if more housing was built downtown. Right now, around 2,700 people live downtown. Zack Matheny, the president of DGI, says he’d like to see that number closer to 5,000. To figure out what exactly the need is a housing feasibility study was done earlier this year. “We have less than 1 percent of our population living downtown and through the study we’ve […]

  • Temporary street improvements added to College Hill neighborhood

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — No one likes a lot of traffic coming through their neighborhood. That’s why some people in Greensboro are taking it upon themselves to make sure they preserve their neighborhood’s historic charm. “This neighborhood was not designed to have nearly as many people as we have now,” said David Arneke, who has lived in College Hill for 24 years. Earlier this week we told you about some plans for the College Hill area, now we are seeing them […]

  • Deputy county manager addresses concerns after Guilford County Animal Shelter director resigns

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — The Guilford County Animal Shelter is back in the spotlight again after years of issues. This time, the shelter’s director resigned after the county received a penalty from the North Carolina Department of Agriculture Wednesday for keeping 12 dogs outside in the heat. Deputy County Manager Clarence Grier is temporarily in charge of the shelter. Grier said that Drew Brinkley, the former director of this shelter, resigned to pursue better opportunities, not because of the more than […]

  • What Piedmont Triad produce can and can’t take the heat

    COLFAX, N.C. — With a high of 95 degrees on Friday and a couple of hot days ahead, we decided to check in with local farmers on how the weather is impacting their crops. FOX8 spoke with multiple people at the Piedmont Triad Farmers Market in Colfax this morning. Russell Lyda was selling things like apples and peaches from his orchard in Hendersonville. “The heat is making crops mature faster,” Lyda said. “All the fruit ripens faster and get softer, […]

  • Goat yoga makes its way to the Piedmont Triad

    GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. — A new fitness craze has made its way to the Piedmont Triad. Goat yoga. Yes, it’s real and according to those who have taken the class, it’s a hit. Cathy Yonaitis, the owner of Unite Us Yoga and Therapeutics, says she was hesitant to give this nationwide trend a try. “I was skeptical at first in the beginning about doing goat yoga because I felt like I wasn’t being true to the practice,” Yonatis said. She […]

  • Man beaten, stabbed to death in Winston-Salem home

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Winston-Salem police are investigating the death of a 66-year-old man. Officers went to 133 Columbine Drive around 6 p.m. Tuesday and found Jack Eugene Atkins deceased inside the apartment, according to a press release. Detectives with the Criminal Investigations Division responded and assumed the investigation. Investigators say Atkins sustained injuries consistent with stab wounds and blunt force trauma. His next of kin has been notified. Bonita Smith lives at Reynolda Square, the same complex where Atkins was […]

  • Burlington mom says recent sexual assault is not the first at camp for kids with disabilities

    BURLINGTON, N.C. — A 9-year-old boy was allegedly sexually assaulted at a camp for kids with disabilities. Burlington police say the incident happened at North Park Pool Monday afternoon. They’ve charged a 17-year-old fellow camp goer with the assault. Someone told police that the 17-year-old made some kind of sexual contact with the 9-year-old in a locker room. Both were attending Camp Green Leaves. Mollissie Peterson says this is not the first time a kid at the camp was sexually […]

  • Battleground, New Garden construction expected to be done by end of October

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Construction at one of the busiest intersections in Greensboro is expected to be complete by the end of October. Upgrades at the intersection of Battleground Avenue and New Garden Road, along with Battleground and Cone and Battleground and Westridge, have been in the works for almost 10 years. Now, the end of work on Battleground Avenue and New Garden Road is in sight. When this is done, transportation engineers for the city say traffic in this area […]