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Kim Wynne joined the WGHP news team in December 2013 and is excited to call the Piedmont Triad her new home!

She moved to North Carolina after working for CBS affiliate KGAN news in Cedar Rapids, Iowa where she was a reporter and anchor.

Kim also worked as a general assignment reporter and fill-in anchor at KXXV News Channel 25, the ABC affiliate in Killeen, Texas. She got her first “big break” while in graduate school, landing her first job as a hard news and feature reporter for Torrance CitiCABLE 3 in Torrance, California.

Kim has interned at stations in top television news markets including WPIX-11 News and NY1 in New York City. She also interned for the KTLA morning show in Los Angeles.

She earned a Master's Degree in Broadcast Journalism from the University of Southern California in 2007. She also holds a B.A. in English from Virginia State University where she graduated Summa Cum Laude. An east coast native, Kim was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York.

In her free time, Kim enjoys cooking, exercising, and spending time with friends and family.

She is also a member of the National Association of Black Journalists.

Feel free to send her news tips or story ideas at

Recent Articles
  • Mental health straining emergency care

    ROCKINGHAM COUNTY, N.C. — Beds that would normally go to emergency room patients are sometimes being used to house the mentally ill before they can be sent to a mental health hospital. At Annie Penn Hospital in Reidsville, besides the hundreds of patients each day who need emergency medical care, there is a growing number coming in with non-medical emergencies. “Psychotic patients, schizophrenia. It just varies,” said emergency department Assistant Director Susan Owens. The emergency room stay can last anywhere […]

  • UPS, FedEx hiring ahead of holidays

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — For the past three to four weeks, Taylor Owenby has been learning the science of shipping in a hurry. “Put it on the scale, scan it and give them their receipt; that way they can track it wherever it’s going,” Owenby said. He’s a trainee at the UPS Store on Skeet Club Road in High Point where by December the store five to six workers will be ready to handle the heavy volume of holiday traffic. […]

  • Guilford Co. adding more books highlighting African-American culture

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — From biographies to fiction, Guilford County elementary schools are adding more books highlighting African-American culture to its reading lists through the African-American male initiative. “It creates that self-image in them that’s very positive,” said Eric Hines, director of Diversity and Inclusion for Guilford County schools. Hines created the program two years ago to help young African-American males improve in reading. By the end of the last school year, 77 percent of Guilford County students from kindergarten to […]

  • Mobile trailer with fresh produce coming to Greensboro

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — About 60,000 thousand Greensboro residents live in food deserts — areas where supermarkets with fresh, healthy food are at least one mile away. But on October 1st, city and county officials are trying to close that gap. The city is going to start a mobile oasis program — a mobile trailer with fresh produce will be set up once a week in food desert areas. “What we’re trying to do is meet that need, said Janet Mayer, […]

  • Group campaigning for quarter-cent sales tax increase for GCS

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — The group Quarter Cent for Schools launched its campaign Thursday for a quarter-cent sales tax increase for Guilford County Schools. Eighteen billboards and more than 500 yard signs will be placed throughout Guilford County over the next few weeks before the issue appears on the November 4th ballot. The goal is to raise an extra $12 to $14 million a year to reduce classroom sizes, pay for textbooks and repair old buildings. “The teachers are making do […]

  • Work on Davidson Co. corporate center one step closer

    DAVIDSON COUNTY, N.C. — Work on the Interstate 85 corporate center is one step closer to starting now that the $7 million needed to build the 1,000-acre site has been approved. The park will be home to manufacturing companies and businesses, which often overlook Davidson County for its lack of infrastructure. But officials hope the new park will change that. The $7 million state grant will pay for water, sewer and gas line extensions to the site. It’s a site […]

  • Nonprofit helping homeless in Guilford Co.

    GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. — The nonprofit Partners Ending Homelessness announced the Housing First Initiative Tuesday — a plan which will find housing, case workers and mental health support for the chronically homeless. As of January, 850 people were considered homeless in Guilford County. One hundred and seven of them were chronically homeless, meaning they’d been homeless for more than a year and have a disability. The program is being funded through a $1 million grant by the Phillips Foundation and […]

  • Fewer people becoming foster parents in Davidson Co.

    DAVIDSON COUNTY, N.C. — Social workers with the Department of Social Services say fewer people are becoming foster parents in the county, creating fewer homes for a growing number of children being placed in foster care. This year in Davidson County, the number of children who need foster homes has doubled from nine to 18 while the number of foster homes has dropped from about 35 to 29. And most of those foster homes are already full. It’s a need […]

  • Rockingham Co. wants a homeless shelter

    ROCKINGHAM COUNTY, N.C. — For the past three years, William Case has been a proud homeowner. “I have my own key to my own front door,” Case said. “It felt so great.” He lives in Madison and says even though his house isn’t anything fancy; it’s a lot better than some of the other places he used to sleep. “I really came from the streets,” said Case, who was homeless for three months. He slept in abandoned buildings, under bridges […]

  • Deputy stops woman threatening elementary school

    STONEVILLE, N.C. — A school safety plan and the quick action of a Rockingham County Sheriff’s detective prevented what could have been a tragedy at Stoneville Elementary School Thursday afternoon. “She was going to head to the school and kill somebody,” said Rockingham County Sheriff Sam Page. Thirty-five-year-old Crystal Sizemore is charged with disorderly conduct, attempting to bring a firearm to a school and attempting to discharge a firearm at a school. Rockingham County Sheriff’s detective Ray Joyce found guns […]

  • Preventing heroin overdoses in the Piedmont

    GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. — Emergency workers and law enforcement agencies are looking at implementing training and supplies to help police and firefighters treat patients who have overdosed on heroin. In 2013, 170 people died from overdosing on heroin throughout the state. This year, in Guilford County, there have already been 150 heroin-related overdoses and at least 20 deaths. Randolph County has had 78 overdoses. The city of Thomasville has had 42. Guilford county EMS is working on a program to […]

  • Program to repair or tear down homes in Alamance Co.

    ALAMANCE COUNTY, N.C. — City and county leaders are working on programs to help beautify neighborhoods throughout the county. In Burlington, about a dozen homeowners a year are able to rehab their homes through the city’s home rehabilitation program. Some of the repairs are done to the inside, but many are done to the home’s exterior. City leaders say the program is open to low-income residents who live in Burlington or Alamance County. The county also just received federal funding […]


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