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
  • Video shows Guilford County school bus driver slapping student

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — Video provided to FOX8 shows a Guilford County school bus driver slapping a student. The incident happened Thursday aboard the bus, which was carrying Ferndale Middle School students. The driver has been suspended while an investigation takes place, the school district said. “We have seen the video and are very disturbed by what we have seen. We are taking immediate personnel action and have reported the incident to law enforcement,” Chief of Staff Nora Carr said […]

  • NC State House district 58 race: Amos Quick vs. Peter Boykin

    In this You Decide 2018 profile, FOX8 talks with both the Democratic and Republican candidates for North Carolina District 58 House Representative. For the last two years, Amos Quick (D) has held the title, serving a large chunk of voters, mainly in Greensboro. “I would like to continue to represent them,” Quick said. “As a Democrat I’m in the super minority so it’s kind of difficult to get bills passed but I’ve been successful in getting 10 bills passed into […]

  • Suspicious man reportedly follows woman around Target in Winston-Salem

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — A Winston-Salem mom is warning others after she says a man followed her around a Target store. The woman posted about her experience online urging people to be aware of their surroundings. It reportedly happened at the Target on Hanes Mall Boulevard in Winston-Salem on Monday. The victim called Winston-Salem police after alerting store employees. When an officer arrived, the suspicious person was gone. A police report was filed. On Thursday, some shoppers told us they would […]

  • 1 shot in Greensboro, police searching for suspect

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — One person was shot in Greensboro on Tuesday and a suspect is wanted, according to Greensboro police. Officers came to 1004 East Side Drive on a disorderly subject call at 2:44 p.m. Upon arrival, officers found one victim near an SUV suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. Greensboro police initially believed the suspect in the shooting was barricaded in a home on East Side Drive. The department’s special response team was called in. When the SRT entered […]

  • Drunk driver crashes into motorcycle, sparks safety concerns outside Davidson County subdivision

    DAVIDSON COUNTY, N.C. — Some people who live in a Davidson County subdivision are calling a crash on Tuesday evening a wake-up call. It happened on Highway 109 outside of the Ledford South subdivision. Troopers say 26-year-old Riley Smith, of Archdale, slammed into a motorcycle, throwing the driver off his bike. Smith’s blood alcohol level was four times the legal limit. Her license was also inactive due to a prior DWI. The motorcyclist was trying to make a right turn […]

  • 2 teenage girls arrested in shooting of pregnant woman that killed baby in Greensboro

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Two teenage girls have been arrested after a shooting last month resulted in the death of a baby, according to a news release from Greensboro police. Jaela Hough, 17, of McLeansville, and Trinity Catalina LeGrande, 17, of Greensboro, are each charged with first-degree murder, assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury, injury to real property and misdemeanor larceny. At about 1:30 a.m., Greensboro police responded to a shooting at 3117 Henry St. People […]

  • Guilford County Schools replacing lead-lined fountains recalled in 1990

    GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. – On Friday, FOX8 learned crews with Guilford County Schools were working to replace nine lead-lined water fountains at Southeast Middle School, Frazier Elementary School and Western Guilford High School. The work is happening after a FOX8 On Your Side investigation this summer revealed extremely high levels of lead in water at the Allen Jay Elementary, Frazier Elementary and Southeast Middle. Since then, a school system spokesperson tells us they’ve been taking inventory on fountains and faucets. […]

  • Neighbors pleased as High Point continues to crack down on blighted properties

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — The City of High Point began cracking down on blighted, abandoned homes around two years ago. The goal was to make the city a better place to live. On Tuesday, we checked in on how their efforts are going. In the last two years, more than 50 homes have been demolished. Twelve more are slated to be taken down. Lori Loosemore, the code enforcement manger for the city, says there will likely be quite a few […]

  • Las Vegas shooting survivor recalls terrifying experience 1 year after mass shooting

    PATRICK COUNTY, Va. — Exactly one year ago, a gunman opened fire on concertgoers in Las Vegas, killing 58 people. Among the panicked crowd was Melissa Wall, a Patrick County woman, who says she remembers it like it was yesterday. “I really thought that I was going to die,” Wall said. “I thought, ‘This is it. I’m not going to be here.’” Wall held back tears as she remembered the mass shooting that took place during the Route 91 Harvest […]

  • Guilford County woman says tall grass an accident waiting to happen after rains delay NCDOT cutting schedule

    GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. — A Guilford County woman says tall grass near her home is an accident waiting to happen. Angela York says the grass is so high at the end of her family’s property on Wall Road that they have a hard time seeing cars when pulling out of the driveway. Traffic is already an issue. The property right by the road is supposed to be maintained by NCDOT. York say’s its too rough for her family to keep […]

  • Security camera captures image of suspected porch thief in Lexington

    LEXINGTON, N.C. — Lexington police need your help tracking down the people they believe to be responsible for stealing a mini fridge and solar light off of a porch Monday afternoon. “This probably wasn’t the first time they’ve done this type of crime and it’s possible that they will keep doing this,” said Capt. Michael Hunt, with the Lexington Police Department. Sherry Register lives at the home where the alleged crime occurred in the southern part of Lexington. Register said […]

  • Greensboro, High Point organizations still see great need even as poverty rate declines

    Greensboro and High Point are making progress against poverty. According to a non-profit research company called Brookings, the poverty rate for the Greensboro-High Point metropolitan area is down 2.7 percent from 2016 to 2017, that’s one of the top 10 largest declines for cities in the county. Even with the progress being made, Greensboro-High Point (15.7 percent) is still above the average rate for 100 largest metro areas (12.4 percent). People who work directly with those in need also say […]