Aleksandra Bush is a reporter and weekend anchor 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.
GREENSBORO, N.C. — FOX8 got an exclusive first look at the Greensboro Rotary Carousel in action on Wednesday. “When I walked in here and saw all of this I started crying,” said Bernie Mann, the president of the Rotary Carousel LLC. “Fourteen years ago, three of us had a dream and the dream was: can we build something in Greensboro that Rotary members can be proud of?” People will soon be able to hop on one of 56 handmade, wooden […]
HIGH POINT, N.C. — New detours will be in place in High Point as work on the intersection of North Main Street and Lexington Avenue begins. Lexington Avenue will be closed and North Main Street will be reduced to one lane each way starting Wednesday. “If a contractor doesn’t have to work under a heavy traffic load, they can do the work much faster and much safer,” said Mark McDonald, the transportation director for the city of High Point. McDonald […]
GREENSBORO, N.C. — A third person has been arrested in connection to illegal dirt bike and ATV activity in Greensboro after two previous arrests, according to UNCG police. Gilberto Luviano-Villalobos reportedly turned himself in. Police say he is on the way to the jail now and he is facing charges from three separate instances. UNCG and Greensboro police, with the assistance of probation and parole, arrested Curtis Swiney and Matthew Frazier in December in connection to a months-long investigation into […]
GREENSBORO, N.C. — The missile strikes between the United States and Iran are having an impact on some people living in the Piedmont Triad. On Wednesday, FOX8 spoke with two local women with ties to the Middle East. Noor Ghazi is a UNCG research scholar and Iraqi refugee. “I lived through all the wars and the American sanctions as well,” Ghazi said. Ghazi felt a little relieved to hear the president speak this morning. She feels he’s willing to negotiate. […]
THOMASVILLE, N.C. — A local pizza delivery driver is sharing his appreciation for law enforcement after officers found his stolen car. “People always think that a cop fills out a report and then goes about their daily life but not only did they fill out a report, they followed it through immediately,” Brian Burke said. Burke was inside a Domino’s Pizza on West Main Street in Thomasville, picking up his last delivery Sunday night when he realized the car he […]
GREENSBORO, N.C. — Some people in Greensboro kicked off their New Year by calling their insurance company or spending hours at an auto repair shop. Greensboro neighbors shared their frustrations with FOX8 Monday after nearly a dozen cars were vandalized on the morning of New Year’s Day. FOX8 spotted multiple flat tires on different streets in neighborhoods like Sunset Hills and Westerwood. Lee Zacharias says someone flatted two of her tires on Madison Avenue. “Went to the tire store on […]
GREENSBORO, N.C. — Some families in Greensboro have a little something extra to celebrate in the New Year. At 1:51 a.m., Kelsea Alexzandria Mosely arrived at Cone Health Women’s Hospital. She was the first baby born at the hospital in 2020. “I did not think I was going to have a baby last night,” said Shapre Parker, Kelsea’s mom. The little baby girl is named after her dad and grandfather, Kelvin Alexander. “We lost him this year, late July,” said […]
GREENSBORO, N.C.— A Greensboro woman feels her life is in danger because of code violations in her rental home. She said she has complained several times and the landlord is not doing anything about it. On Tuesday, FOX8 learned the code compliance division plans to condemn the home on McConnell Road. Water pooling in the kitchen, only one working bathroom and some shaky fixtures — those are just some of the 26 code violations city inspectors say need to be fixed. […]
GREENSBORO, N.C. — Police arrested two men in connection to a months-long investigation into illegal dirt bikes and ATVs in Greensboro. “I think they are highly dangerous,” said Detective Jamie Young, with UNCG police. UNCG and Greensboro police, with the assistance of probation and parole, arrested Curtis Swiney and Matthew Frazier on Friday. On Monday in court, a judge lowered Frazier’s bond to $50,000 secured. He’s facing numerous charges including assault on a law enforcement officer with a firearm. “Patted […]
GREENSBORO, N.C. – With low prices, high stock and often free shipping, it’s hard to complete with many of the retail giants out there around the holiday season. In Greensboro, local businesses are doing their best to keep up both in stores and online. “This is definitely a make-or-break period of time for our business,” said Alexa Terry Wilde, owner of Antlers and Astronauts. Wilde’s store has been selling vintage items and gifts in downtown Greensboro for about two years. […]
DAVIDSON COUNTY, N.C. – With just days until Christmas, a Piedmont Triad organization wants people experiencing homelessness to know sometimes you just need some help getting back on your feet. The founder of Broken Wings in Unity says she knows this first hand, which is why the group brought Christmas to the homeless in Davidson County Sunday. People at Crisis Ministry in Davidson County were able to enjoy a free haircut, a warm meal, and pick up items like clothes […]
GREENSBORO, N.C. –A local business owner reached out to FOX8 after he says someone or a group of people burglarized his store four times in the last few months. The last break-in happened sometime between Dec. 13 and 14. “If they do it one more time I will definitely go out of business because I am behind on bills,” said Abdoulaye Amadou, the owner of AC Wireless Inc. Amadou says he feels like Greensboro police aren’t doing enough to solve […]