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

  • Winston-Salem design challenge benefiting Habitat for Humanity

    Posted on: 10:26 am, November 1, 2012, by , updated on: 10:28am, November 1, 2012

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — A design challenge event modeled after some of HGTV’s popular shows is benefiting Habitat for Humanity this...
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  • Greensboro firefighters in Md. for Sandy recovery efforts

    Posted on: 9:04 am, October 31, 2012, by , updated on: 06:42pm, November 22, 2012

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Greensboro firefighters are among the Piedmont Triad’s emergency response to Hurricane Sandy relief efforts. Six members of...
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  • Up to 60 mph wind gusts from Sandy problematic for drivers in NC, Va.

    Posted on: 8:04 am, October 30, 2012, by

    FANCY GAP, Va. — From the Piedmont to Virginia, the remnants of what was previously Hurricane Sandy include high winds,...
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  • Local Red Cross volunteers leave for Sandy

    Posted on: 7:58 am, October 29, 2012, by , updated on: 10:56am, October 29, 2012

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — About a dozen volunteers with Greensboro’s Heart of Carolina Red Cross have packed up and headed to...
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  • Salem Academy students start anti-bullying campaign [Video]

    Posted on: 8:32 am, October 26, 2012, by

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — In these videos, Salem Academy students talk about their latest anti-bullying campaign and the challenges teen girls...
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  • 200 eminent domain notices being sent to Greensboro residents

    Posted on: 7:49 am, October 25, 2012, by

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — The N.C. Department of Transportation is in the process of notifying hundreds of Greensboro residents about moving...
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  • Early voting sites open across NC

    Posted on: 8:32 am, October 18, 2012, by , updated on: 09:20am, October 18, 2012

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Early voting sites are opening today across North Carolina. Early voting and in-site registration begins Thursday and...
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  • Jorge Cornell trial set to begin Wednesday

    Posted on: 8:10 am, October 17, 2012, by , updated on: 10:43am, October 17, 2012

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — The federal racketeering trial centered around a former Greensboro city council candidate is set to begin this...
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    Jorge Cornell after a hearing in federal court in Greensboro Tuesday  (WGHP)
  • Forever Family: Joseph

    Posted on: 5:50 pm, October 16, 2012, by

    FOX8′s Nicole Ferguson has introduced Selena and Thomas, but now we meet Joseph, their 10-year-old brother. All three kids want...
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  • Businesses, schools can still register for Triad Holiday Challenge

    Posted on: 9:43 am, October 16, 2012, by

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — FOX8 is teaming up with the Salvation Army and dozens of schools and businesses for the...
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  • Presidential candidates and the town hall style debate [Video]

    Posted on: 7:01 am, October 16, 2012, by

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — Tonight’s Presidential debate will be done in a town hall format, giving the audience a chance...
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  • Girls Night Out: Ask the Doc

    Posted on: 8:46 am, October 15, 2012, by , updated on: 08:44am, October 15, 2012

    Every woman needs a ladies night out. Doctors are hoping the gals will get together for some laughs, wine and...
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