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Nick Sturdivant joins the FOX8 family after spending nearly three years working in Florence, SC. He was a Bureau Reporter at WBTW News 13 team covering a range of stories from the Confederate Flag coming down at the state capitol to the historic 2015 October floods.

Nick is from High Point. He is also a 2013 graduate of High Point University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications-Journalism.

Before going away to Florence, Nick worked behind the scenes first as a news intern and then as a Studio Production Assistant for us. So for Nick, this is a homecoming of sorts!

He’s happy to be back home in the Triad and more importantly back as a member of the FOX8 family!

Nick is looking forward to being very active in the community and is also a proud member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.

He’s always looking for story ideas, so feel free to email him at Nick.Sturdivant@wghp.com or contact him either on Facebook @NickSturdivantWGHP or Twitter @N_SturdivantTV.


Recent Articles
  • Construction on North Main Street in High Point could wrap up soon

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — The construction on North Main Street in High Point has caused a lot of headaches for business owners and drivers. However, relief is on the its way. Crews have spent the past five months working on the almost half-mile stretch. “$5.3 million project for us and a half-mile of total chaos on North Main Street,” said Keith Pugh, director of Engineering Services for the City of High Point. Pugh admits that it hasn’t been an easy […]

  • New details on break-ins involving former Greensboro police officer, High Point park ranger

    REIDSVILLE, N.C. — We now know more about a months-long investigation involving agencies from across the Piedmont that put four men behind bars. Investigators are connecting them with thousands of dollars’ worth of John Deere equipment stolen. One of those men, William White, is a former Greensboro police officer. White is charged with possession of stolen property and obtaining property by false pretense. Jeffrey Strickland Jr. is also behind bars. He’s a former City of High Point Parks ranger and officer […]

  • High Point continues efforts to clean up housing issue

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — Grass as high as your knees. Boarded up windows. Chipped paint. Far too many properties in High Point look like this. However, city leaders want to change that and have made plans for those places. “Ultimately, we want to be 100 percent proactive, which means we aren’t receiving complaints. We are the ones that are finding them,” said Michael McNair, director of Community Development & Housing. “You know, we are not just running around trying to […]

  • Program gives Asheboro High School students another shot at breakfast

    ASHEBORO, N.C. — Breakfast may be the most important meal of the day, but it’s not always the most convenient. That’s why a program at Asheboro High School is giving students a second chance at it. At 10 a.m. each day, hundreds of students make a quick dash down the halls. Taking a 10-minute break to grab a bagged meal. “We got fruit in it. We got milk, orange juice. They throw in honey buns and pop-tarts and donuts. They try […]

  • HPU students head to Washington for Trump’s inauguration

    HIGH POINT, N.C. – A group of High Point University students are headed to Washington, D.C. for President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration on Friday. The students left Thursday morning with plans to cover the event. They spent months planning the trip after some were able to cover both the Democratic and Republican National Conventions last year. While there, students will be covering the inauguration in different aspects from writing articles to working on other projects. For most, it is their first […]

  • Asheboro City Schools to launch early college academy

    ASHEBORO, N.C. — A new program in Asheboro is aiming to put students on the right track. Asheboro City Schools is partnering with Randolph Community College to launch an early college academy. “We believe that the love of learning is important to our students. If we can constantly look for ways to challenge them, to support them and to really get them to think about the careers and possibilities that are available to them in the future,” said Asheboro City […]

  • Thomasville police continue to search for answers in Fourth of July murder

    THOMASVILLE, N.C. — Police are still searching for the person who killed a 66-year-old Thomasville man on July 4. Roosevelt Green, a father and grandfather, was shot and killed at his home at 1016 Ensley St. His son found his body inside the home. This year, the holidays didn’t come easy for Green’s family. “It was hard, but we could sense that he was there. Yeah, his presence was with us,” his daughter Beverly Green said. It’s been six months since green […]

  • Thomasville construction projects look to come into fruition soon

    THOMASVILLE, N.C. – It was never meant to be home, but almost 80 years later, the Thomasville Police Department still calls 7 West Guilford Street home. “We are literally busting at the seams of this one right here,” said Captain Mark Kattner. “I think this is what has caused most of my sinus problems.” As Kattner walked through the three level building, which opened in 1937, he describes the building as being outdated. “As you can see we have one little […]

  • Thomasville making transition to digital communication system

    THOMASVILLE, N.C. — In the coming months, the City of Thomasville will get rid of its outdated communication system and replace it with a digital one. “We’ve been investigating this probably for the past 10-15 years,” said City Manager Kelly Craver. “Our communication system has gone down a few times along the way. We’ve been able to get it back up and running very quickly, but with 22-year-old equipment, it’s sometimes like driving a 22-year-old car.” The conversion means going […]

  • Filmmakers put spotlight on High Point police’s domestic violence initiative

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — It is an initiative that has received national recognition and now a filmmaking group is looking to put it on the big screen. The documentary is called “High Point 10-79,” which focuses in on the city’s effort to combat domestic violence. 10-79 being a code for a domestic violence call. However, for Tom Parr, he didn’t expect that a chance phone call would be the inspiration behind this documentary. “She called me and said, ‘Hey, would […]

  • Guilford County Sheriff’s Office gears up for its Citizens Academy

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — As the new year starts, the Guilford County Sheriff’s Office is getting ready to start up its next Citizens Academy. It’s an opportunity for many in the community to get a good look at what deputies do. “It’s an opportunity to learn all about the job,” said Lt. Daryl Loftis. “This day and time, we all know there’s a lot of questions about what law enforcement does.” In years past, Loftis has actually taken on the role […]

  • Future of NCAA, ACC events in Greensboro depending on HB2 outcome

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — The tug of war over House Bill 2 not only cost North Carolina the 2016 ACC Championship football game that was set to play in Charlotte, but the City of Greensboro 53 NCAA bids. Two of those games played this season, the most prominent one being the Men’s Division I first and second round basketball games. Soon after the NCAA pulled out, the ACC ultimately deciding to follow suit. “We’ve been clearly looking at those numbers and […]