Aleksandra Bush is a reporter at FOX8 News. She joined WGHP after working as a multimedia journalist in Bryan-College Station, Texas. She has covered everything from plane crashes, capital murder trials, campus carry, flooding and features.

Before moving to Aggieland, Aleksandra was an Associate Booker for a Chicago talk show called Windy City LIVE on ABC. There, she began as an intern and worked her way up the ranks. During that time, Aleksandra also freelance wrote for multiple Modern Luxury publications, where she was able to interview stars like Shailene Woodley and entertainment journalist Giuliana Rancic.

Aleksandra has a degree in Journalism and Media Cinema Studies from DePaul University in Chicago.

When she’s not running around trying to get the latest story, you’ll find her running around training for her next marathon, finding a new furry friend and binge watching her favorite Netflix shows.


Recent Articles
  • Family demands answers after Reidsville police officer shoots, kills dog

    REIDSVILLE, N.C. — A local family is devastated after a Reidsville police officer shot and killed their dog last week. “My son at 15 years old saw something most people shouldn’t see in their life,” said Kevin Paschal, the dog’s owner. “Somebody that was supposed to protect him (Paschals’s son) put him in danger. There were bullets flying that could’ve went anywhere.” Paschal is a Greensboro firefighter. He also owns a fencing company. Last week, he says he was meeting […]

  • Greensboro mom starts petition to change law after driver hits, kills daughter

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — A grieving Greensboro mother hopes a petition can change a law. Mignon Elkes started a change.org petition after a driver on Sharpe Road in Greensboro hit her daughter back in May. Shortly after, she died at the hospital. A witness told highway patrol troopers her daughter, Marcella Ritchwood, had dark clothing on, ear buds in and was walking in the road late at night when a driver hit her. No criminal charges were filed. Elkes believes her […]

  • Security upgrades at government buildings in downtown Greensboro

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — After two shootings in less than three months in downtown Greensboro, we decided to check in with the people responsible for securing facilities over there, like the Municipal Building, to see what they are doing to keep you safe. Greensboro police are still searching for the person or people responsible for the shooting in that area on July 30. “I feel very comfortable saying that the people who were involved knew each other, that they were affiliated […]

  • Forsyth County DA creates program to help inmates fight addiction, transition without relapsing

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — After hearing from concerned community members and families of inmates, the Forsyth County District Attorney and Clerk of Superior Court sat down one year ago to figure out what can be done to fix the addiction problem in our community. In just over a month, they are hoping to start a first of its kind program to help inmates dealing with addition to things like opioids, other drugs and alcohol at the Forsyth County Detention Center. “Right […]

  • Old Guilford County Jail to be renovated, converted into office space

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Offices in closets, water leaking from the walls and issues with air flow are some of the working conditions people are dealing with at the Guilford County Sheriff’s Office administrative building. Now, millions of taxpayer dollars are going to change that. A few weeks ago, county commissioners approved a project that would renovate the old Guilford County Jail into office space. The project will likely cost around $14 million. Staff at the sheriff’s office say the cost […]

  • Dogs attack, kill dozens of animals in Randolph County

    RANDOLPH COUNTY, N.C. — A Randolph County woman is devastated after her neighbors’ dogs attacked her animals, killing dozens of them. On top of that grief, she is angry the dogs owners aren’t facing a stricter punishment. On Monday, several dogs got into her backyard. Today, all that is left is feathers scattered, cages toppled and a few lone survivors. The homeowner did not want to go on camera and wanted to remain anonymous because she hopes to work things […]

  • ‘Midtown Greensboro’ community brand catches on

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — A community in Greensboro has been working to brand itself and now we can see things are starting catch on. About a year and a half ago, the city of Greensboro put up signs officially marking the area on Battleground Avenue northwest of downtown as “Midtown.” Now, if you drive though there you’ll notice that name on a bunch of signs. Places like 1618 Midtown, Midtown Financial Advisors and Midtown Apartment Homes have renamed themselves to go […]

  • Family members speak out after High Point man killed in wreck; Greensboro woman charged with DWI

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — A High Point man was killed in a wreck over the weekend and a Greensboro woman has been charged with second-degree murder and driving while impaired. At about 11:55 p.m. Saturday, police began getting calls that a 2013 silver Mazda (driven by Serenity L. Givens, 32, of Greensboro) was heading north in the southbound lanes on Business 85 in the area of West Green Drive. Officers found the car, which had just hit a 1995 Toyota (driven […]

  • Parents adjusting to changes at Greensboro swim meet, including new format and temporary tent city

    GREENSBORO, N.C. – The Greensboro Community Swim Association kicked off its 60th city swim meet on Thursday. This year, a few things at the three-day event are different. Instead of waiting inside the Greensboro Coliseum, parents waited in the heat in a tent city right outside the aquatic center. A spokesperson for the Greensboro Coliseum told us other spaces, like the field house, main arena and event center, are being used by USA Gymnastics. That’s why a tent was put […]

  • Alamance County pet owner warns others after copperhead bites dog

    ALAMANCE COUNTY, N.C. — Pain, bruising and swelling are some of the symptoms a local dog had to endure after getting bitten by a copperhead snake. Brenda Branchaud says her 7-year-old Westie, named Pooh, killed a copperhead snake in their backyard Saturday night. Pooh seemed OK after, but two hours later he wasn’t acting like himself. He even denied a treat. “I gave him another cookie and he turned up his nose at it, “ Branchaud said. “I knew something […]

  • Community group wants new program to ‘Cure Violence’ in Greensboro

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — While Greensboro police continue to investigate three deadly shootings that took place Monday, some people in the community are already working to find ways to prevent this from happening again. On Monday afternoon, a group met at Prestige Barber College on Philips Avenue to talk about a program they would like to see started in our community called “Cure Violence.” The programs approach does not involve more policing, but changing the violent culture in high-crime communities. As […]

  • 3 Archdale family members killed, 1 critically injured in crash in Utah

    SCIPIO, Utah — Three Archdale family members have died in a crash in Utah, according to KSTU. The crash happened around 8:35 p.m. Tuesday. A news release from Utah Highway Patrol said a white Porsche Cayenne was traveling east on SR-50 when it passed another vehicle and the driver did not immediately return to its lane. The Cayenne struck a black Ford Fusion head-on, which caused the Cayenne to flip on its roof and forced both vehicles off the road. […]