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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 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 The goal of the event is to draw attention to outdated state regulations that restrict micro-breweries in North Carolina.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 […]

  • State budget includes changes to driver’s ed, driver’s license renewal process

    RALEIGH, N.C. — Part of the North Carolina state budget proposal released Wednesday includes changes to how people get their drivers licenses. If the budget is approved, the state will allow people to renew their driver’s licenses online, by mail, or by phone for the first time. However, there are some restrictions. Online renewals are only available to people 18 years old and older. You have to renew before your previous license expires and you must have the same address […]

  • HOA responsible for Heritage House delinquent utility bills

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Greensboro city officials say unpaid utility bills are why they were finally able to step in and shut the Heritage House down. Greensboro City Attorney Tom Carruthers says the Heritage House Homeowners Association was supposed to pay the utilities for the building, but they currently owe the City of Greensboro between $50,000-$60,000 for water bills. Tenant Sylvia Barkley paid $700 a month for rent at Heritage House. Now, Barkley says she and all her neighbors are being […]

  • Local teachers getting ready for start of school

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Dozens of Piedmont Triad teachers stood in line to get discounts on school supplies at the Back to School Blast at Education Express on Tuesday. Education Express is located next to Sears at Hanes Mall. Owners opened the store early and gave shoppers a 20% discount on all items. FOX8’s Stephanie Ando talked to local teachers who say every dollar counts when it comes to stocking up on school supplies.