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Contact: Julie.Grant@wghp.com

Julie Grant brings a unique blend of experience to the FOX 8 News Team, after working as both a television news anchor/reporter and prosecuting attorney.

Julie comes to the Piedmont Triad from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, where she spent nearly four years serving as an Assistant District Attorney in Allegheny County.

Julie obtained her Juris Doctor degree from the University of Akron School of Law, in Akron, Ohio. She received the CALI Excellence for the Future Award for achieving the highest grade in her Trial Advocacy II class.

Before becoming an attorney, Julie became a journalist.

She studied broadcast media at Mount Union College, in Alliance, Ohio. After graduating with her Bachelor of Arts degree, Julie worked in television news as a morning anchor and reporter.

Julie is full of energy and curiosity, which is perhaps why she has chosen to pursue careers in both the legal profession and the field of journalism.

In her spare time, she enjoys dancing, exercising, attending sporting events and concerts, spending time with her family and friends, and reading autobiographies.

Although Julie has called both Ohio and Pennsylvania home, she is thrilled to be a Carolina girl now!

You can watch Julie every weekday morning, starting at 4:30 a.m., on the FOX 8 Morning News!


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    Who should have a living will?

    Do your loved ones know your wishes if you become seriously ill? It is a tough conversation, but a necessary one. The topic raises the important question: Who should have a living will? FOX8 On Your Side asked nationally-known legal expert and professor at Elon University School of Law, Steve Friedland, who should have a living will. “I think everyone should, as they get older, to really have a plan,” Friedland said. According to Friedland, having a living will or […]

  • FOX8 On Your Side: Protect your elderly loved ones from theft by caretakers

    Hiring a caretaker is a big decision.  Your loved one’s well-being is number one, but you should also be thinking about protecting them from theft. FOX8 On Your Side spoke with legal expert Steve Friedland, a professor at Elon University School of Law who is known across the country. “If someone becomes a legal guardian, obviously that is a really important role and you want to trust someone that is really trustworthy,” he said. “Otherwise, if you have someone who […]

  • Violence in High Point decreasing thanks to police, citizen efforts

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — People can change — just ask Chad Keever and Ali Robinson about how they have turned their lives around. They were once considered two of High Point’s most violent offenders, but  that’s no longer the case. The men have left a life of crime behind thanks to High Point Community Against Violence. It is a citizen-run non-profit group that enhances the work of the Violent Crimes Task Force. Together, their efforts are making High Point a […]

  • Actor, comedian David Koechner stops by FOX8

    You probably know him best from “The Office,” “Anchorman” and “Anchorman2: The Legend Continues,” but David Koechner has done so much more. He is a writer, actor and producer who also performs both stand-up and improvisational comedy. Koechner is an alumnus of “Saturday Night Live,” and currently on tour doing stand-up. He is performing at the Laughing Gas Comedy Club in Winston-Salem July 16-18.  T Ticket information can be found at the Laughing Gas Comedy Club’s website. Watch David Koechner […]

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    Help your child land their dream job

    We hear all the time how tough the job market is these days, especially for millennials. It may surprise you to know parents can increase their child’s chances of landing their dream job. Dr. Tjai Nielsen, associate professor of management at High Point University, sat down with FOX8’s Julie Grant to explain how parents can help their millennial child land their dream job. Dr. Tjai Nielsen recommends the following steps for parents: Understand the realities of the job market; be […]

  • Triad man enjoys unique and fun career as WWE athletic trainer

    GREENSBORO, N.C. – The WWE is home to arguably some of the greatest athletes in the world. Their bodies have to be in tip-top shape! One of the people who helps keep them healthy lives in the Piedmont Triad. His job takes him all around the world. Recently, it brought him home when the WWE Superstars put on a show at the Greensboro Coliseum. FOX8’s Julie Grant sat down with Larry Heck and his family to talk about his unique […]

  • Comedian Rich Vos stops by FOX8

    HIGH POINT, N.C. – Rich Vos headlines at comedy clubs all across the country and is known as a staple in the New York comedy scene. Vos has done stand-up specials for Comedy Central and written jokes for many celebrity roasts. Vos has also produced a documentary that his wife, comedian Bonnie McFarlane, directed called “Women Aren’t Funny,” which features interviews with several notable male and female comedians. While Vos is in the Triad performing at the Laughing Gas Comedy Club in Winston-Salem, […]

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    Child with mitochondrial disease teaches lesson of compassion

    ELON, N.C. — Nine-year-old Lauren Petty needs physical therapy, but she chooses to do some of her sessions at Elon University to give students hands-on practice. “What we do in the classroom, I can’t do in the lab.  I really need patients to recreate a therapy session, so that the students have an opportunity to work with children and their families,” said Paula DiBiasio who is a doctor of physical therapy and professor overseeing students in Elon’s ‘Clients to Class’ […]

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    Future tire changer? Julie Grant gets pit crew training

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Charlotte Motor Speedway invited FOX8’s Julie Grant to participate in pit crew training. FOX NASCAR Analyst and retired crew chief Larry McReynolds was there overseeing the practice. Julie got some instruction from Wesley McPherson, who is a front tire changer on the Ben Kennedy Racing Team. They put Julie into a friendly competition with other members of the media. Check out how she did in the video above. She just might have a future working on a pit […]

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    The need for speed… or not? Julie Grant drives a racecar

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. — FOX8’s Julie Grant got behind the wheel of a NASCAR stock car at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Julie took part in the Richard Petty Driving Experience. She needed a lot of convincing to drive the racecar because she was terrified! In this video, Julie shows us just how slow a racecar can go!

  • Interior design expert, Triad native Libby Langdon talks hot home design trends

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — Interior designer Libby Langdon stopped by the FOX8 studios during her return home for High Point Furniture Market. Langdon has built an impressive career redecorating homes for people all over the country.  She has her own line of furniture, her own lighting collection and she also has another home décor collection available at walmart.com. She has also authored a book about small space solutions. Langdon told FOX8’s Julie Grant gold brass is making a furniture come-back.  […]

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    What is Robert Durst saying with his body language in ‘The Jinx’?

    Editors note: Some language in this video may be considered offensive.  HIGH POINT, N.C. — Did millionaire Robert Durst confess to murder? Many are wondering if he made that admission in the HBO real-crime miniseries The Jinx. In the final episode, Durst can be heard saying, “What the hell did I do? Killed them all, of course.” Those words have been drawing a lot of attention to the 71-year-old real estate heir. Durst’s body language throughout the episodes may also […]

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