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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
  • Triad moving companies help Heritage House residents move

    GREENSBORO, N.C. – Three moving companies are volunteering to help Heritage House residents move furniture into their new homes for free. The companies are working with the Barnabas Network, which is an organization that provides new and gently-used furniture to those in need. Barnabas Network has already helped a dozen families from Heritage House, and they have more than 20 families scheduled to pick out furniture over the next few weeks. “The Barnabas network is thrilled that we can be […]

  • Heritage House closing carries hefty pricetag

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — The City of Greensboro says it cost an estimated $36,089 safely shut down Heritage House. The property on West Meadowview Road was condemned after the power and water were shut off due to delinquent utility bills. Moving residents out of the deplorable living conditions wasn’t easy or inexpensive but city staff say it was necessary. “I think it boils down to human welfare,” said Greensboro Interim Assistant City Manager Chris Wilson. “It was not OK. Why was […]

  • Greensboro Summer Night Lights program called a success

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — The number of teenagers who participated in Greensboro’s Summer Night Lights program was way up this year, according to city staff. Almost 5,000 teenagers participated in events this summer, which is about 2,000 more than last year. “I think it shows, with over 700 kids attending almost every Sportsplex event, that they are seeking somewhere positive to go,” said Jenny Caviness, Greensboro Youth Services manager. Summer Night Lights held more than 120 free events for teens between […]

  • Triad cities creating mobile apps for residents

    Across the Piedmont, more and more cities are creating apps so people can submit city requests on their smartphones or tablets. The City of Burlington just launched the “Burlington Connected” app Monday. “Almost 40-50 percent of our web site users are viewing it from their smartphones, so we really want to try and be where our residents are,” said Rachel Kelly, with the City of Burlington. The free app is designed for residents who prefer less talking and more typing. […]

  • Multiplex on S. Edgeworth added to list of new downtown Greensboro developments

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Another new development project is coming to downtown Greensboro, this time at the corner of South Edgeworth Street and Spring Garden Street. The company behind Iron Hen Café, called Fresh. Local. Good. food group, is redeveloping the property into a multiplex featuring three restaurants, offices and event space. The restaurants include Four Flocks and Larder, a full-service restaurant focusing on poultry dishes. There will also be a grass-fed burger restaurant called Revolution Burger. The Baker and The […]

  • ‘Free the Brews’ event held in Greensboro

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Generation Opportunity, a nonprofit that advocates for fewer government regulations, organized a “Free the Brews” event at Pig Pounder Brewery in Greensboro Thursday evening. The goal of the event is to draw attention to outdated state regulations that restrict micro-breweries in North Carolina. One example is the three tier system of permitting, which requires brewers, distributors and retailers to exist as separate entities in order to prevent conflicts of interest. Marty Kotis, owner of Pig Pounder Brewery, […]

  • State launches WIC Crossroads program

    DAVIDSON COUNTY, N.C. — After 30 years of doing everything on paper, the Women, Infants and Children Program (WIC) is switching to an electronic system in North Carolina for the first time. The state started rolling out the program, called Crossroads, at the end of May. Crossroads is developed by a company called CSC, which is the same company that developed the NCTracks program. NC Fast and NC Tracks had serious issues when the programs launched in North Carolina, but […]

  • WSFCS starting ‘Bring Your Own Device’ initiative this fall

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Figuring out how to make do with less is a problem educators in North Carolina have faced for years, especially when it comes to textbooks. That’s one reason why many teachers have shifted to online learning resources and digital textbooks. Principal Brad Royal says Jefferson Middle School currently has two iPad carts and seven computer carts. This year, students will also be allowed to use their own devices in the classroom. “We’re initiating what we call a ‘Bring […]

  • Woman seeking justice after dog killed at Davie Co. campground

    DAVIE COUNTY, N.C. — A young woman in Mocksville is looking for justice, because she says her dog was violently killed earlier this week. Scarlett Weber says she got her dog Gypsy last year. Gypsy was a Miniature Pinscher Yorkie mix. Pictures are all Weber has now after what happened at the Lake Myers Campground Wednesday night. “It’s a little rough when you see somebody slam your dog on the ground. You look over and she’s not moving. I pick […]

  • Police, city leaders address children left in hot cars

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Greensboro police and city leaders spoke at a news conference Thursday to remind people of the dangers and consequences of leaving children alone in cars. Police Chief Ken Miller says officers have responded to 58 calls about children left unattended since January. He says the majority of those calls involved children left in vehicles. State law says it is illegal to leave a child under 8 years old alone — at home or in the car. However, […]

  • Heritage House residents pick up last of their belongings

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Wednesday was the last opportunity for residents to pick up their belongings from Heritage House. The property was condemned after the power and water were shut off last week. Some were glad to say goodbye to the building, which is infested with bed bugs and known as the center of crime in the area. But for other residents, moving out created a new list of problems. “We stayed in a tent one night. We stayed on the […]

  • Lost dog found after 3 years in Pfafftown

    PFAFFTOWN, N.C. — A black lab mix named Kurmy is finally back home with his family three years after he jumped the fence and ran away from his house in King. Donielle Griffith says they got the call saying Kurmy had been found in Pfafftown last week. “We were like, ‘Are you sure? Are you sure?’ And they were like, ‘Yeah, it’s the microchip,’” said Griffith. The Griffiths picked their dog up at the Pfafftown Animal Hospital, where vets had […]


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