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.
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Dozens of people gathered in Winston-Salem on Saturday to see the opening of a time capsule. WTOB event hosts pulled memorabilia from inside the container that was placed at the station’s tower in the Thruway Center in 1969. Inside, they found things like a cassette tape, messages from the past predicting the future and pictures. A photo of Mitzi Tredwell was put inside the 50-year-old capsule after she won the Sweetheart of Thruway Contest. Tredwell attended the […]
ASHEBORO, N.C. — An Asheboro family is heartbroken. Instead of planning a birthday party, they are preparing for a funeral. David Pulido’s 11th birthday was going to be on Saturday, but he died in a car crash on Wednesday. At 7:43 a.m. Wednesday, officers responded to a three-vehicle wreck at the intersection of North Fayetteville Street and West Bailey Street. According to police, a black 2007 Nissan was driving northbound on North Fayetteville when it tried to turn left onto […]
GREENSBORO, N.C. — The City of Greensboro plans to take over repairs at an apartment complex on Summit Avenue after the owners failed to meet the Feb. 6 repair deadline. Five children died in a fire at one of the units back in May 2018. Investigators determined the fire was caused by unattended cooking, but the event sparked a conversation about the conditions at the complex. In August, more than 40 units were condemned because of code violations. Inspectors went […]
Community leaders say filling the Greensboro-Randolph Megasite remains a top priority more than a year after Toyota-Mazda decided to pass the on location. “Projects like this mean thousands of jobs and hundreds of millions of investment,” said Brent Christensen, president and CEO of the Greensboro Chamber of Commerce. Christensen said efforts made while trying to attract Toyota-Mazda could now help them in the future. He said they did five years worth of work in roughly six months. Now, they are […]
DAVIDSON COUNTY, N.C. — On Friday, FOX8 learned that there are new charges filed against a group of teenagers accused of breaking into several homes in the Arcadia community. We first told you about the crimes earlier this week. Deputies with the Davidson County Sheriff’s Office arrested four people, but are still searching for one suspect. Two of the suspects were caught after deputies spotted them trying to break into a home, according to the sheriff’s office. Three other suspects […]
GREENSBORO, N.C. —At a news conference Wednesday, eBay announced it has chosen Greensboro to be the third city across the nation to be involved in its retail rival program. Suzy Deering, the chief marking officer for eBay, said they picked Greensboro because it is a progressive city and it has a lot to offer. Around 100 businesses will be able to take part in the program. eBay will provide them with training, help them set up an account, offer networking […]
GREENSBORO, N.C. – On Tuesday, FOX8 learned about an illegal dumping issue in an area of Greensboro. Iris Perez reached out to her neighbors near the New Irving Park neighborhood via the NextDoor app. She shared pictures of a pile of trash on Fawcett Street. “It’s horrible, I see it every day when I walk my dog,” Perez said. “I’ve seen trash like fast food trash, cups, tires and toys.” Perez said she first noticed big bulk items like appliance […]
GREENSBORO, N.C. — Just a few miles north of downtown Greensboro you’ll find State Street. It is an area that was once a vibrant spot in town that lost some of its luster. Now, if you visit the location, you will likely see crews renovating buildings, new businesses and coming soon signs. We first told you about some the expected changes when Gibb’s Hundred Brewing Company announced it would be moving into the area. “We really like this neighborhood and […]
GREENSBORO, N.C. — Bennett College successfully met its $5 million goal, a crucial milestone to safeguard the college’s accreditation. The news came at a Monday news conference after Bennett College President Phyllis Dawkins expressed her gratitude to the more than 11,000 donors who helped reach this goal. Dawkins said that, as of Monday, the college raised $8.2 million. At the news conference, High Point University President Nido Qubein handed over a slew of high-bill donations, adding up to hundreds of […]
ALAMANCE COUNTY, N.C. — The Alamance County Sheriff’s Office is cracking down on drivers breaking the law in school zones and near school buses. Problems like speeding, reckless driving and passing stopped school buses prompted the sheriff’s office to make a Facebook post warning people they are increasing enforcement and will take action. More than 200 people liked the post in roughly three hours. It was shared more than 70 times. Many drivers also wrote comments about issues they’ve had […]
DAVIE COUNTY, N.C. — A Highway Patrol trooper was involved in a crash in Davie County Tuesday evening, according to Mocksville police. The crash happened on Liberty Church Road just north of Bear Creek Church Road shortly before 6 p.m. The trooper was responding to another reported crash when the accident happened, according to the William R. Davie Volunteer Fire Department. The fire chief said his crew found a car in a ditch at the 900 block of Liberty Church […]
KERNERSVILLE, N.C. — A man faces charges after thrusting his face into the buttocks of multiple women in Kernersville, according to arrest warrants. Stefan Ryan Shuford was arrested on multiple counts of assault on a female and sexual battery, according to a press release from Kernersville police. Police investigated three reports of a man inappropriately touching women in the 900 and 1100 blocks of South Main Street and 300 block of N. Main Street area on Friday. Police say all […]