Michelle Wolf joined the FOX8 team in July 2019 as a reporter.

She comes to the Triad from Quincy, Illinois, where she reported, produced and anchored for KHQA News.

Prior to working in the Midwest, Michelle attended Penn State University (WE ARE!) and holds a degree in Broadcast Journalism and Italian.

She loves telling people’s stories and telling them right. She truly feels like journalism is her calling.

Michelle was born and raised in the Philadelphia area and is an avid Eagles fan.

She is excited to be back East and can’t wait to explore the Triad with her Siberian Husky, Kodak. (Yes, he is named after Kodak Pictures!)

When she’s not at work, she can be found exploring the outdoors with Kodak or whipping up one of her grandmother’s recipes in the kitchen.


Recent Articles
  • Man saves Burlington boy who nearly drowned in pool

    BURLINGTON, N.C. — A Burlington boy nearly drowned at an apartment complex pool when he slipped underwater in the deep end. “I had to save him. I had to. It wasn’t an option,” said Richard Green, a resident at Glennwood Apartments in Burlington. Moments before that, Green’s mind was consumed with thoughts about not being able to pay this month’s rent. Then he heard a cry for help. “I’ve never seen a child that was just living and then not […]

  • Local animal shelters at capacity for summer; how you can help

    LEXINGTON, N.C. — Local animal shelters have some tough decisions to make now that they’re at capacity. Employees at the Davidson County Animal Shelter said this happens every year. Brian Smith and his daughter Christa were only planning to look at the dogs up for adoption at the Davidson County Animal Shelter Monday. Instead, they now have a new member of the family who stole their hearts. “She pretty much chose us and made it easy,” Brian Smith said. Their […]

  • Burlington Police Department swears in 7 new officers

    BURLINGTON, N.C. — The Burlington Police Department swore in seven new officers this week. Jumping four-foot fences, crawling under small spaces and carrying 165 pounds are just some of the exercises recruits must conquer to make the force. “It’s just an everyday grind. You do a lot of PT. You do a lot of tests. Take a lot of tests. You must pass all the tests and you just take it day by day,” said Joshua Lynch, a cadet in […]

  • Annual cook-off in Lexington put on the chopping block

    LEXINGTON, N.C. — A Lexington tradition is coming to an end. The BBQ Capital Cook-Off, an annual cook-off showcasing different types of barbecue, is done after almost a decade. “We have been evaluating the cook-off each year and we have just come to the conclusion that for Uptown Lexington, it does not fit our charter nor is it really becoming the fundraiser that we need it to be,” said Rebekah McGee, executive director of Uptown Lexington. The fundraiser showcased different […]

  • ‘It was a miracle’: King family thankful to heroes who came to son’s rescue after near-drowning at beach

    KING, N.C. — A 12-year-old boy struggled in the water at Holden Beach. Just when everyone thought he was gone, angels came to his rescue. “It was a miracle no doubt,” said Lyndsey Floyd, the boy’s mother. Like any 12-year-old at the beach, Floyd’s son dove into a wave. But Levi never came up for air last Saturday while visiting Holden Beach. His dad frantically pulled him from the water. “Levi’s lifeless. There was nothing,” Floyd recalled. The boy was blue […]

  • New exhibit at North Carolina Transportation Museum celebrates the history of barbecue

    SPENCER, N.C. — The North Carolina Transportation Museum in Spencer, typically known for trains, is now showcasing the history of barbecue. “We’re hosting this traveling exhibit that is all about food. This is literally, when you’re talking about pit-cooked barbecue, this is the way it was done,” said Mark Brown, who works at the museum. It’s a topic that hits close to home for Brown. His great-grandfather was one of the first three people to get inducted into the Lexington BBQ […]

  • Davidson County rescue crews challenged by rough weather

    LEXINGTON, N.C. — Wet weekend weather was a challenge for rescue teams in Davidson County. A man got stuck in the mud about half a mile off Rogers Road in Lexington on Sunday. And on top of that, the driver got hurt trying to free his truck. It was a tough call for the South Lexington Fire Department, Davidson County EMS and Davidson Rescue Squad. “There was no way to have gotten him out of the woods,” said Eric Morrow, […]

  • Local pet owners search for missing animals frightened by fireworks

    Fireworks had a lot of pets hiding in fright during the Fourth of July, and many pet owners have reported their animals are missing. Yolanda Liles describes her trip to the Davidson County Animal Shelter Friday as disappointing. “I’ve got to find him. I want to find him,” Liles said. Her dog, Diesel, ran off after she let him outside. “We were standing out there and turned our backs, and then he was gone. And they were shooting fireworks, so […]

  • Tree crashes through Trinity home during storm

    TRINITY, N.C. — A Fourth of July storm caused a tree to come crashing through a home in Randolph County. A mother and father were watching the storm from inside their house in Trinity with their two daughters when they heard a loud crash. A backyard tree came through their bedroom closet and landed on top of their back porch. “I saw the wind and went ‘Oh no, the wind is heading towards our house,’ said homeowner Renee Leonard Kennedy. […]

  • ‘Trying to make a living’: Greensboro woman has a message for thieves who stole from fireworks stand

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — A Greensboro fireworks stand was robbed twice in three days. FOX8 spoke with Mariah Mewborn who runs the stand on Lawndale Drive. She tells FOX8 a group of kids scoped out the area, and then, in the middle of the night, rushed in and stole a bunch of fireworks. The thefts happened Monday and Tuesday. Mewborn says she is using the earnings to help pay off her fiancé’s student loans. “I know everybody has their hard times […]

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