Theo Dorsey joined the FOX8 family March 2019 as a reporter.

It’s a welcome to the Piedmont Triad for the Missouri City, Texas, native, but NASCAR country is far from his first lap in the South.

He comes to North Carolina after a 4-year stint in Georgia where he was the Sports Director at WALB News 10.

In 2018, The Georgia Associations of Broadcasters named him “Best Sports Reporter.” In 2017, Theo won 2nd place for “Best sports” from the Georgia Associated Press Media Editors.

From The Masters to the 2018 SEC Championship, Theo had his fair share of fun talking sports in the Peach State.

He also covered some of the tragic storms that impacted South Georgia, including the tornadoes of 2017 and Hurricane Michael’s landfall in 2018.

A month before landing in Georgia, Theo graduated from Hampton University in 2015.

At his “Home by the Sea” in Virginia, Theo won the Dean’s award as the top senior in the Journalism School, was runner-up in the national AOL Sports Search for the next great sportscaster, journeyed through the Sports Journalism Institute (Class of ’13) and interned at several outlets including NBC Sports, AOL Sports and ESPN Radio 97.5.

Theo lives by his mother’s scripture for him (1 Corinthians 2:9) and feels the best is ahead of him. He’s pumped to call the Triad home!

Recent Articles
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    THOMASVILLE, N.C. — Recycling is voluntary, but Dawn Strack calls it necessary. “I’ve got grandchildren. I want this world to be a better place for my grandchildren,” Strack said. It’s been a struggle ever since she moved to Rotary Lane in Thomasville a couple months ago. For three straight weeks, she brought her recycling bin to the curb in plain sight, and it sat there, untouched. Each week she’s had to call the city who sends someone out to pick […]

  • Police address trespassing problems in High Point

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — Salesmen at Triad in Motion want to stick to making sales, not managing people who trespass on their property at 1715 N. Main St. in High Point. “You give that one guy a pass and then it turns into his friend and then it turns into their friend and then you’ve got a whole waiting room full of beggars and trespassers,” said Mason Beaumont, general sales manager. Beaumont said he and his team deal with homeless […]

  • Untimely Randolph County power outages affect over 1,500

    RANDOLPH COUNTY, N.C. — Power outages in Randolph County left more than 1,500 homes without electricity as well as several businesses and schools Wednesday morning. “I thought we were going to be there all day,” Randleman High junior Steven Linin said. Students spent the morning in hot classrooms without air conditioning at Randleman High School. “It was very hot and humid and sweaty,” Steven said. The high school and Randleman Middle School were both without power all morning. Steven said […]

  • ‘We’re in a war’: Greensboro gas station manager worried about recent violence after man shot, killed at station

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — A Greensboro gas station manager is worried about violence in the area after a man was shot and killed at the station Monday night. “We’re in a war, and I don’t know what to say, you know,” said Adil Abdelsadig, who is a manager at the Exxon at 801 E. Market St. Hipolito Lopez, 36, of Greensboro, was shot at the gas station around 7:50 p.m. Monday. He was taken to the hospital where he later died. […]

  • Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office works to keep guns out of schools

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Three guns have been found in the past three weeks on Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools campuses. “We’re taking very strict measures,” Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office Major of Enforcement Mark Elliott said. That’s already halfway to the six guns recovered in all of the last school year. Students bring guns for different reasons. “A lot of times it’s just to show intimidation or to brag and try to show what I have access to, but there is an occasion […]

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    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Chad Winkle’s 12-year-old son has the size and the strength. “He’s about 6 foot, 240 pounds,” Winkle said. “Big kid, he can push me down.” Winkle wants to make sure his son keeps his good health as he continues his football journey from AAU to Southeast Middle School. “He has aspirations of playing college ball,” Winkle said. That’s why he always wears a guardian cap. It’s a soft shell pad that straps over the helmet to absorb […]

  • Foster parents needed in the Piedmont Triad

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — It’s been 50 years of marriage for Chester and Susan David and their love is also shown in another number. “We’ve had 45 people live with us,” Chester said. Mostly foreign exchange or college students, now for the first time, a teenage foster child. “If you are blessed then bless someone else,” Susan said. Introducing her at church, they quickly learned this would be different. “They would put out there hand and introduce themselves and she would […]

  • Standing water causes problems on Bicentennial Greenway

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Standing water on the Bicentennial Greenway is causing issues for people riding their bikes and walking their pets. For years, Wayne has complained about the problems on the Bicentennial Greenway. “I try to ride on those bricks there because the water splashes up in my face,” said Wayne, who did not want to give his last name. But he won’t let it keep him from doing what he enjoys. He says he rides on the Greenway multiple […]

  • Concerns over black mat algae in High Rock Lake

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  • Greensboro mom calls for violent crime to stop after daughter killed

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — In May of 2018, a friend found Lelia Hudson’s daughter Shaquanna Hudson and her boyfriend Jermaine Wilson dead inside their home on Finley Street. “Going through high school and not having your mom it’s very hard,” said Lelia Hudson. “It’s still very hurtful,” A mother was taken from her four teenage children, who now live with Lelia. “They hurt daily,” she said, of Shaquanna’s children. Shaquanna used to come to Windsor Recreation Center to cheer on her […]

  • Truck crashes through window of Wake Forest Baptist Health building in High Point

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  • Suspect caught on video robbing Winston-Salem store at gunpoint

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Police are searching for a suspect after an armed robbery at a Winston-Salem business, according to a news release. The robbery was reported at 11:39 p.m. Wednesday. Store employees said the robber walked into the business and pointed a handgun at the clerk. While in the business, the robber fired the gun several times, took the clerk’s wallet and the cash drawer, the release said. “He broke our glasses inside, he shoot on the water cases, lawn […]

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