Nicole Ferguson


Nicole is thrilled to be back with Fox8 as a part of the Morning News team.

This is the second time around at Fox8 for Nicole, who was a reporter with the station from 2007-2009. She left to join WTVF, the CBS affiliate in Nashville, during the fall of 2009. While there, Nicole covered several major stories, including the historic flood of 2010.

Love brought Nicole back to Greensboro. She and her husband Tolly are proud parents of a baby girl.

Nicole is a graduate of Winston-Salem State University, and Syracuse University, where she received a Master's degree in Broadcast Journalism.

In 2012, Nicole was awarded a fellowship through the International Center for Journalists in Washington, D.C. She traveled to Beijing to report on the growing North Carolina furniture and agriculture exports to China. She was also a part of the Fox 8 News Team covering the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, and its impact on North Carolina.

In addition to reporting live, breaking news for the morning show, Nicole produces the Forever Family series, teaming up with Seven Homes to find North Carolina children in foster care permanent, safe and loving homes.

Nicole has also enjoyed being an adjunct communications instructor at several local colleges, including her alma mater.

Nicole is a member of the WSSU Board of Visitors, and volunteers with the Winston-Salem chapter of the March of Dimes. She's also an advocate for military families, as she grew up an Army Brat.

Nicole loves to hear from viewers, so when you have a chance, shoot her an email at You can also find her on twitter at @NewsWithNicole and on Facebook at

Recent Articles

  • N.C. A&T celebrates 53rd anniversary of Greensboro sit-ins [Video]

    Posted on: 8:48 am, February 1, 2013, by , updated on: 08:54am, February 1, 2013

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — In this video, Nicole Ferguson reports live from North Carolina A&T State University as the school celebrates...
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  • Emergency cold weather shelter opens in Winston-Salem

    Posted on: 10:42 am, January 30, 2013, by , updated on: 10:29am, February 1, 2013

    An emergency cold weather homeless shelter opens its doors tonight in Winston-Salem. Located at First Baptist Church in downtown, the...
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  • Tax experts offer advice for filing in 2013 [Video]

    Posted on: 9:24 am, January 28, 2013, by

    The fiscal cliff deal delay is having an impact on tax e-filing this year, and you may have to work...
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  • Kernersville hospital staff ‘Go Red’ for Women’s Heart Month

    Posted on: 9:12 am, January 24, 2013, by

    KERNERSVILLE, N.C. — February is Women’s Heart Month and the Kernersville Medical Center’s Women’s Heart Center staff is helping ladies “Go Red.”...
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  • W-S/Forsyth County school board reviews applicants for new superintendent

    Posted on: 6:44 am, January 24, 2013, by

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — The Winston-Salem/Forsyth County school board will begin reviewing applicants for the system’s superintendent position Thursday morning. There...
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  • Hundreds gather for Greensboro’s annual MLK Jr. breakfast

    Posted on: 8:33 am, January 21, 2013, by

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — An estimated 800 people gathered Monday morning in Greensboro for the city’s 26th annual Dr. Martin Luther...
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  • Pilot tried to avoid homes before deadly plane crash

    Posted on: 6:33 am, January 16, 2013, by , , and , updated on: 06:13am, January 17, 2013

    BURLINGTON, N.C. — One person was killed Wednesday morning when a small plane went down near a residential area after...
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  • Greensboro high school receives grant to promote safe teen driving

    Posted on: 11:07 am, January 15, 2013, by

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — A Greensboro high school is among 25 nationwide awarded a grant to promote safe teen driving. Students...
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  • Voluntary gun turn-in event underway in Greensboro

    Posted on: 9:54 am, January 11, 2013, by

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — The City of Greensboro is hosting a two-day event allowing people to anonymously dispose of unwanted guns...
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  • Twenty displaced after Greensboro apartment fire

    Posted on: 6:53 am, January 10, 2013, by , updated on: 05:44pm, January 10, 2013

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Twenty people are out of their homes after a fire damaged a Greensboro apartment complex late Wednesday...
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  • ‘Stars in Danger’ to premiere at 8 p.m. on FOX8

    Posted on: 8:44 am, January 9, 2013, by , updated on: 12:25pm, January 9, 2013

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — A Triad jewel is featured in Fox’s latest reality series. Stars in Danger: The High Dive premiers...
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  • Eden launches first bus transit system in more than 60 years

    Posted on: 9:17 am, January 7, 2013, by

    EDEN, N.C. — Eden has launched its first set of city buses to hit the road in more than 60...
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