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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
  • Former trooper wrongful death trial underway in Guilford County

    GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. — Four years ago, a state trooper pursuing a speeder on Business 85 near Jamestown crashed into a car, killing two people. Now, the victims’ family is suing the trooper in civil court. The trial against former trooper James Goodnight started Monday. Wednesday, sheriff’s deputies shut down a stretch of Business 85 so jurors could see first-hand where 55-year-old Sandy Allmond and 11-year-old Taylor Strange were killed back in 2010. Two other children in the car were […]

  • Greensboro holds panel to discuss body camera footage, public record laws

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — The use of body cameras is expanding at police departments across the country. The technology is there to hold the public and police accountable, but should that video be released to the public? It’s a complicated issue the City of Greensboro hopes to tackle over the next few months. But city leaders started the discussion with a panel of legal and civil rights experts Tuesday. Current state law says video footage is not public record if it […]

  • Cone Health announces $100 million renovation, expansion plans

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Cone Health has announced plans to build a new Women’s Hospital and Behavioral Health Hospital over the next five years. The Cone Health Board of Trustees approved the initial plans Sunday. The hospital is expected to seek state approval for the $100 million project next year. “We would have had to make very significant investments if we decided to enhance [the hospitals] in place. Rather than make investments in that form, we decided to take a step […]

  • Graham High School student survives brain tumor, vision loss

    GRAHAM, N.C. — A 16-year-old at Graham High School has been through more this summer than most people go through in a lifetime. It all started when Sydney McCann lost her peripheral vision over the summer. “It was just sudden. It almost like a black wall on my left side,” said Sydney. Within days, doctors found a benign tumor on her pituitary gland. They said it had to be removed as soon as possible. “We were just overwhelmed. Here’s a […]

  • Duke Energy creates Water Resources Fund

    DANVILLE, Va. — The coal ash spill at Duke Energy’s retired steam station back in February was one of the worst in U.S. history. The company finished their cleanup efforts at the Dan River earlier this summer and now Duke Energy officials say they have a plan to make things right with the community. The plan is to give $10 million to community projects that improve the quality, quantity and conservation of waterways in the Carolinas and neighboring states through […]

  • Alan Martin.

    Burlington man intends to eat — a lot — after winning Olive Garden’s ‘Never Ending Pasta Pass’

    BURLINGTON, N.C. — A Burlington man is one of 500,000 people who tried to ‘win’ a “Never Ending Pasta Pass” from Olive Garden. Not only did Roger Alan Martin win one of the 1,000 passes — he bought it for $100 — he happens to conveniently live within walking distance to the Burlington Olive Garden. “I intend on eating there twice a day for the 49 days the pass is good for — and will attempt to eat 100 free […]

  • Burlington police trying out license plate readers

    BURLINGTON, N.C. — Burlington police are trying out new technology that is touted as a way to arrest criminals and keep people safer. One police patrol unit is currently outfitted with an automatic license plate reader system, which constantly scans and records license plate information on a secure, password protected server. Eventually, the department hopes to have two license plate readers in patrol cars and another two in fixed locations. “The big issue for the public is always, is this […]

  • 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 […]


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