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
  • Greensboro scores Charlotte Hornets D-League team

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Charlotte Hornets executives have officially chosen Greensboro to be the home of their new NBA Development League Team. The team nickname has not been announced yet, but Hornets executives say the team will start playing in the fall of 2016. The D-League team will play its 24 home games at the Greensboro Coliseum’s Pavilion. The facility will be renovated to a 2,500 seat fieldhouse. The NBA D-League offices will be located next door at the Greensboro Convention […]

  • Downtown Greensboro Incorporated gives annual report to the city

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Downtown Greensboro Incorporated gave its annual report to the city Thursday morning. During the meeting, the group went over changes that have been implemented in the last year and discussed plans for the future. Some examples of improvements already in place include new banners, signs and flowers throughout downtown. There are also new buildings going up, and more than 30 new and expanding businesses in the area. However, for downtown to be successful, the group says safety […]

  • Downtown Greensboro Incorporated to give annual report to the city

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Downtown Greensboro Incorporated will give its annual report to the city Thursday morning. During the meeting, the group will talk about the changes that have been implemented in the last year and go over plans for the future. Some examples of changes already in place include new banners and signs around downtown, which are part of an ongoing effort to market and brand the area better. There are also new buildings going up, new businesses moving in, […]

  • Scammers selling counterfeit tickets to Taylor Swift concert

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Taylor Swift will be at the Greensboro Coliseum Wednesday. The show is completely sold out, so people are turning to websites such as Craigslist to try and get tickets. Unfortunately, scammers have been selling counterfeit tickets to Taylor Swift concerts across the country. The Piedmont Triad is no exception. FOX8’s Stephanie Ando has suggestions from Greensboro police and the Better Business Bureau, so you can avoid being scammed.

  • Resolution opposing HB 318 heading to Greensboro City Council

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — The Greensboro City Council is expected to vote on a resolution that opposes House Bill 318 Tuesday. HB 318 cracks down on undocumented immigrants by restricting the types of ID’s governments can accept. It also prohibits sanctuary cities in the state and cuts food assistance to the unemployed. Lawmakers passed the bill nearly three weeks ago, but Gov. Pat McCrory has not signed it into law yet. People with FaithAction International House in Greensboro say the bill […]

  • Greensboro man charged with intentionally abusing his 5-month-old daughter

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — A Greensboro man has been charged with intentionally abusing his 5-month-old daughter and causing serious bodily harm. Dominique Austin, 24, was arrested Wednesday, but police say the abuse happened three months ago. The child’s mother, Tila Epps, told FOX8 she was in the shower when the baby was hurt. Epps says she came back into the room and her daughter was unresponsive. Epps says doctors later told her the 5-month-old had a broken arm, broken leg, bruising on her leg, cuts on […]

  • Ashley Furniture adding 450 jobs in Davie County

    HIGH POINT, N.C. – At a news conference held Tuesday afternoon, Gov. Pat McCrory announced Ashley Furniture plans to create 454 jobs at its facility in Davie County over the next five years. The company also plans to invest $8.7 million at the site by the end of 2019. McCrory was joined by Ashley Furniture executives at the news conference held at the company’s showroom at the International Home Furnishings Center in High Point. Company executives say the new positions […]

  • Forsyth County DA announces plan to run for Attorney General

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Forsyth County District Attorney Jim O’Neill announced plans to run for North Carolina Attorney General Monday. A press conference was held at the Forsyth County Courthouse Monday afternoon. O’Neill was joined by his wife, children, several local sheriffs and members of law enforcement for the announcement. O’Neill has spent 20 years as a prosecutor in Forsyth County. He has been District Attorney since 2009. Several other candidates have also announced plans to run for Attorney General, including […]

  • Investigation underway after man with gunshot wound crashes into utility pole in Greensboro

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — A crime scene investigation is underway after a man with a gunshot wound crashed into a utility pole on East Market Street in Greensboro early Thursday morning. Police said the crash happened around 3 a.m. near Holts Chapel Road, just east of downtown. The victim, Michael Lovett, 35, is in critical condition at the hospital. According to police, the evidence from the scene suggests that the driver may have been shot prior to the crash. Dispatch received […]

  • Greensboro man charged after killing dog, neighbors outraged

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — A Greensboro man is facing felony charges after deputies say he shot and killed a dog. The incident happened Tuesday on Lewey Drive. Deputies say 22-year-old Prophet Xavier Robinson shot his roommate’s dog. Deputies say Robinson gave investigators several different explanations for why he shot the animal. However, neighbors say there is no excuse for animal cruelty. “I am very heartbroken because I have a German Shepherd. It’s just awful. It just breaks my heart because animals […]

  • Burlington pasta pass winner who became online sensation at it again

    BURLINGTON, N.C. — A Burlington man became an online sensation last year after he ate Olive Garden for three meals a day, every day, for seven weeks. Alan Martin was one of the winners of Olive Garden’s Never Ending Pasta Bowl Pass promotion. That same promotion kicked off this week, and this time, Martin’s whole family is involved. FOX8’s Stephanie Ando has more on the Martin’s plans to use their Family Pasta Pass.

  • Rainy weather turning Triad into breeding ground for mosquitoes

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — The Piedmont Triad got a brief break from the rain this week. Because of the soggy conditions, many areas have become breeding grounds for mosquitoes. Pest control companies have been busy as a result. “When it is this wet outside. A lot of insects, not only mosquitoes, their lives have been disrupted and they want to become a part of ours. They come out of the ground and out of the wood work and we get an […]