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Stephanie Ando joined the Fox 8 news team in December 2013.

Stephanie comes to the Piedmont Triad from KBTX-TV in Bryan/College Station. She covered a vast range of stories during her time reporting in Central Texas, including everything from Johnny Manziel’s rise to fame and the West, TX fertilizer plant explosion. Before that, Stephanie worked behind the scenes on the assignments desk at KHOU-TV in Houston.

Stephanie graduated from the University of Southern California with a degree in broadcast journalism. While in Los Angeles, Stephanie balanced her time reporting for USC's Annenberg television and radio news stations, and interning at CNBC and E! News.

Stephanie loves getting to know new people and places, so contact her via email, Facebook or Twitter and tell her what’s going on in your community.

Recent Articles
  • Protecting your accounts from hackers

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Tens of millions of cards have been breached this year. The Home Depot is the largest yet, affecting 56 million cards. However, credit counselors say you don’t have to stop shopping or give up using cards to keep your accounts safe. “You don’t want to be worried about it every second of every day, but you do want to be aware of your surroundings and your activity,” said Eric Gillespie, director of Consumer Credit Counseling Service in […]

  • Davidson County Sheriff’s Office requesting new legislation for second-hand stores

    DAVIDSON COUNTY, N.C. — Businesses such as thrift stores, consignment stores and pawn shops are located across the Piedmont Triad. All of those businesses sell second-hand items, but right now, only pawn shops and precious metal dealers are required by law to keep records of who brings items in. At Pawn Way in Lexington, employees log all items into the company’s computer system as well as a law enforcement database. “Everything that comes in our pawn shop on a daily […]

  • Wake Forest Baptist joins hospitals in Raleigh and Greenville to form new company

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center has announced its partnering with two other hospital systems in Raleigh and Greenville to create a new “shared services operating company”. Hospital executives say the new company will reduce costs and provide better health care for patients. “I think where health care is going that being a good collaborator is an important role. You should not view other health care organizations as the competitor down the street,” said Terry Williams, vice president […]

  • GTCC expanding aviation curriculum

    GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. — GTCC is expanding its aviation curriculum with two new programs, so companies like HondaJet and TIMCO will be able to hire more local people to fill their open position. One program is an Aircraft Dispatcher Certification Course in its Continuing Education division. Dispatchers plan flights for pilots, taking everything from weather to cargo into account. “It’s a great way to get into the industry. The training is 6 weeks long and then you’re getting a job […]

  • April Hunt, wife of Darryl Hunt (Journal).

    Darryl Hunt’s wife files for domestic violence restraining order

    FORSYTH COUNTY, N.C. — Darryl Hunt, who spent two decades in prison for a murder he did not commit, is back in the court system after his wife filed a protective order against him. April Hunt filed a 50-B restraining order at the Forsyth County Hall of Justice Friday following an incident at her house. A judge granted a continuance order in the case until Wednesday, and told Darryl and April to stay away from each other until then. According […]

  • Weather causing increase in hay prices

    Farmers have always been at the mercy of Mother Nature, and recently, the weather has caused the price of hay to go up in our area. “Yeah, it has gone up from where it used be $3 a bail to around $5 a bail,” said Ryan Davis, of Davis Feed Supply in Randleman. “This year has been a struggle for the hay guys. With the amount of rain we’ve had this year, we just haven’t been able to have the […]

  • Hundreds gather to honor post-9/11 combat warriors in High Point

    HIGH POINT, NC – Hundreds of people gathered in High Point to honor and raise money for post-9/11 combat warriors who were injured in the line of duty. The fundraiser was held at High Point Country Club. It was sponsored by the Heal our Heroes non-profit organization and the High Point Chamber of Commerce. The proceeds of the banquet will go towards scholarships to Roy’s Ranch and Warrior Farm, which provides outdoor therapy to post-9/11 combat warriors and their families.

  • Severely abused, scarred horse rescued; now in High Point

    GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. — A 10-year-old horse named Bella is one of the most recent additions to Safe Haven Equine Rescue and Retirement. An animal cruelty investigator in Stanley County contacted the rescue after finding Bella with scars all over her body, a blind eye, clipped ear and broken jaw. Now, Bella will need thousands of dollars’ worth of medical help and surgery. “For a horse that has been through such a horrible past of abuse, I mean, her body […]

  • Local rescue swamped with pot-bellied pigs

    GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. – A local rescue has noticed a significant increase in the number of people wanting to surrender their pet pot-bellied pigs. Garland Graham, founder and president of Red Dog Farm Animal Rescue Network, says they’ve rescued 58 pot-bellied pigs today. However, recently, they’re being asked to take in a new pig every three to five days. “We can’t take them all, we simply can’t. We don’t have enough foster homes to take all the pigs we’re asked […]

  • Enterovirus EV-D68 Spread

    EV-D68; What is the virus causing alarm in parts of US?

    A respiratory virus that has sent hundreds of children to hospitals in Missouri is causing alarm across the Midwest and beyond. Several states – including Colorado, Missouri, Kansas, Illinois, Kentucky, Ohio, Oklahoma, Utah and Georgia – have contacted the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for help investigating clusters of the virus that’s being blamed for the illness. There are no reported cases of the virus in North Carolina, but state public health officials say they are monitoring the outbreak […]

  • UNCG considering renaming Aycock Auditorium

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — UNCG is the latest university to consider renaming a building named in honor of former North Carolina Gov. Charles B. Aycock, who was a supporter of white supremacy. Aycock’s name is on public education buildings across the state, because of his support of public education during his time in office. He was even known as the “Education Governor.” Duke University decided to rename a dorm named in honor of Aycock this summer and now UNC Chapel Hill […]

  • Exotic spider-like crickets now common in Piedmont Triad homes

    A study released by researchers at North Carolina State University shows Asian camel crickets are now common in homes across the United States. Pest control experts in the Piedmont Triad say the exotic insects tend to live in dark, damp spaces. They do not bite or sting, but they leave behind a mess. “They’re honestly very creepy. They jump very far; they don’t have a lot of control over where they’re jumping or what they’re jumping toward. They look a […]


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