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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
  • Thousands expected to attend e-cig convention in Winston-Salem

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Thousands of people are expected to attend the VapeMania e-cigarette convention at the Benton Convention Center this weekend. More than 80 vendors from across the country are participating in the convention, which celebrates the growing e-cigarette industry and culture. “More people are quitting smoking, and that`s the most important thing. At least that`s why I did it. The more people that are joining, that says to me that it`s working,” said Chris Winfrey with the Vape Association. Winfrey […]

  • Humane Society discusses ways to improve animal welfare laws in NC

    GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. – The Humane Society of the United States held a public meeting at Guilford Technical Community College on Thursday night. Animal advocates from across the Piedmont Triad discussed ways to improve animal welfare laws in North Carolina. Two big issues include banning gas chambers across the state, and imposing new regulations when it comes to puppy mills with ten or more breeding females. “What we’re asking for is moral ethical behavior. We’re looking for water, food, shelter, […]

  • Greensboro businesses offering cyclists special discount

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Bicycling is a great way to get exercise and save money on gas. Now, it’s also a way to get discounts at several stores and restaurants in Greensboro. Businesses participating in the Bicycle Benefits program have a yellow sticker in their store front window. Cyclists get a discount if they have the Bicycle Benefits sticker on their helmet. “We’ve seen some stickers on helmets, and they just come in and say ‘I`m participating in the program,’ then […]

  • Changes coming to Battleground Park District

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — The City of Greensboro, Guilford County, federal government and nonprofit groups are working together to reinvent an area being called the Battleground Park District. Located on 400 acres of land between Lawndale Drive and Battleground Avenue, the district includes Guilford Courthouse National Military Park, Country Park, Forest Lawn Cemetery, the Greensboro Science Center and the Atlantic & Yadkin Greenway. The goal of the $20 million project is to make the area an all-day destination for families. Some […]

  • Alamance Co. Protective Order System recognized for achievements

    ALAMANCE COUNTY, N.C. — A computer system developed in Alamance County has received national recognition for how it has benefited the public. The program is called the Alamance County Electronic Protective Order System. It streamlines the process of getting protective orders for domestic violence victims by allowing them to fill out and file the necessary paperwork from the Family Justice Center of Alamance County. The Alamance County system was one of 10 winners of the 2014 GCN Awards for IT […]

  • 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 […]


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