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Natalie Wilson is joining the FOX8 news team as an anchor and reporter for the new 4pm newscast.

A native of Athens, Georgia, Natalie is thrilled to call the Piedmont “home.” She has relatives in Greensboro and Winston-Salem.

She comes to FOX8 from Charlottesville, Virginia where she was a general assignment reporter and weekend morning anchor. Prior to that, she worked at CTV News in Largo, Maryland and WRC-TV in Washington, D.C., where she got her start as a production assistant and field producer.

Natalie’s work has been recognized by the Hearst Journalism Awards, White House Correspondents’ Association, and the National Black Programming Consortium.

Natalie is a proud alumna of Howard University where she earned a bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism. She earned a Master of Arts in Communication from Johns Hopkins University.

When Natalie isn’t working, you will most likely find her at a bowling alley! She grew up participating in leagues and tournaments and still practices as often as she can. Her highest game is a 279, but she is still working toward that 300!

Natalie says the best thing about her job is meeting new people. Feel free to send her an e-mail, or if you see her around, be sure to say hi!

Recent Articles
  • Thanksgiving etiquette tips

    Whether you’re attending  Thanksgiving dinner as a guest or serving as host, you want to make a good impression. FOX8’s Natalie Wilson spoke with Julie Copeland, director of the Northern Guilford Chapter of the National League of Junior Cotillions, about Thanksgiving etiquette.

  • Holiday hazards for pets and how to avoid them

    JAMESTOWN, N.C. — As much as you want to include your pet in the holiday season fun, veterinarians are reminding people that not all table food or holiday treats are suitable for cats and dogs — some can lead to an upset stomach. “It’s more so the vomiting and diarrhea,” Dr. Douglas Nable, with James Landing Veterinary Hospital, said. “We see it after the holidays because people are feeding their animals food that they’re eating.” Nabel says a slice of […]

  • UNCG students’ project on sexual health sparks community interest

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — A class project leads to a broader discussion about how the Greensboro community influences people’s sexual health decisions. Students at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro used photography to bring attention to certain issues and create a dialogue with community leaders on how to address the topics expressed in the photos. FOX8’s Natalie Wilson spoke with some of the students about what they learned in the process.

  • Financial Peace University helping Triad residents with debt

    GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. — If you’re deep in debt and don’t know where to turn, there are thousands of books and programs that try to help you. However, one in particular is allowing local churches to help people manage their finances wisely. It’s called Financial Peace University and is founded by radio host Dave Ramsey. It’s a nine-week course that is described as a biblically-based curriculum that teaches people how to handle money in God’s ways. Those who have taken […]

  • Type 2 diabetes a growing problem

    When John Poer’s doctor told him he could lose body parts, it was enough to get his attention. “It was not like someone told me I had cancer and I had six months to live, but it was quite a shock,” he said. His doctor gave a graphic description of what could happen if he didn’t manage living with diabetes adequately. “We’ll probably start with your feet and work our way up your legs with amputations, your hands will probably […]

  • UniverSoul Circus celebrating 20 years

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — The UniverSoul Circus is celebrating 20 years. FOX8’s Natalie Wilson spoke with some of the performers during their latest stop in Greensboro about why entertaining millions hasn’t lost its thrill.

  • Mrs. Hanes’ Cookies: The holiday rush

    CLEMMONS, N.C. — Mrs. Hanes’ Hand-Made Moravian Cookies is based in Clemmons, but its cookies are in demand around the world, especially during the holiday season. FOX8’s Natalie Wilson spoke with Travis and Evva Hanes about why their cookies remain popular and how they keep up with the holiday rush.

  • Guilford County Animal Shelter bans adoption of black cats around Halloween

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Black cat superstitions are apparently more than just old wives’ tales to some people. Healthy, friendly black cats are going without homes and a social stigma could be to blame. Natalie Wilson explains why finding them the “right” home will have to wait a little longer at one local shelter.

  • Faith and Halloween: Is there a balance?

    Halloween can be a difficult time for parents of faith. On one hand, they want to honor certain spiritual beliefs, but they also don’t want their children to feel left out. During a time of year when it seems like witches, goblins and haunted houses are everywhere, Trunk or Treat celebrations provide a different and perhaps more comfortable option for many in the Christian community. “It’s really just sweet and innocent and it’s just a fun night and a fun […]

  • Realtors turn to self-defense

    It may not be the first profession that comes to mind when you think of dangerous jobs, but Realtors say given the world we live in, their jobs come with risks. “I have a stun gun that I carry, and I know some agents carry guns and I know some agents carry pepper sprays,” said Amy Oakley, Realtor at DR Horton. “I do carry pepper spray,” said Heather Dodson, Buyer Specialist with Team Leung/Keller Williams Realty. Dodson and Oakley say […]

  • High Point Regional breast cancer support group

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — For many women, High Point Regional’s breast cancer support group represents a circle of hope. “I came here… I cried, I laughed and sometimes I was just quiet,” breast cancer survivor Patra Holland said. The Hayworth Cancer Center has become an outlet for people who have experienced the journey of breast cancer to receive the additional emotional support they often need. Holland, a hospice nurse accustomed to caring for others, needed that “extra” for herself. “My […]

  • Getting mammograms without insurance

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — Battling cancer is stressful enough, but not having the resources to afford critical treatment can be overwhelming. “My heart fell to my stomach,” Teresa Stanley said. Stanley was diagnosed with breast cancer in August 2012. At the time, she had been laid off and didn’t have health insurance. One of her immediate concerns was being able to afford treatment. “I did not think that I would be taken care of. I didn’t think that I would […]


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