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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.

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Recent Articles
  • Businesses help Andrews marching band raise money

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — On most afternoons, you can find the TW Andrews “Red Raiders” marching band hard at work, practicing either in the school’s cafeteria or in the gym. But every once in a while, you can find them on Eastchester Drive in the parking lot outside of Modern Home, a furniture store. “I turn my music off in the store just to hear them play,” Modern Home store manager Valerie Bercian said. For the past few months on […]

  • Woman accused of hitting 2 Grimsley High students with car, driving off

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Kelsey Meissner and Alondra Ruiz run track and cross country for Grimsley High School and go to practice in the afternoons. But at practice on Tuesday, the teens had a close call. “It was just like really scary,” Meissner said. “I was really glad we were all OK,” Ruiz said. According to a police report, Meissner and Ruiz were crossing the street near North Elam Avenue and Benjamin Parkway when they were both hit by a car […]

  • Winston-Salem fire officials hope $10k grant will help reduce kitchen fires

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — It’s the most common call Winston-Salem firefighters get. “About every 36 hours, we’re averaging a structure fire,” Division Chief Jay Walsh said. Walsh says the majority of their calls are for house fires which usually start in the kitchen. “Most likely unattended food left on the stove,” Walsh said. Winston-Salem came in at number 67 out of 100 cities across the country for highest risk of home fires. Greensboro came in at number 66. Connecticut-based insurance company […]

  • Greensboro police set to start ‘Community Classroom Educational Series’

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Starting next week, Greensboro police will start a new series of informational sessions, answering questions from the community and giving insight on various aspects of policing through the “Community Classroom Educational Series.” “If I’m pulled over what am I supposed to do?” said community engagement manager Jenny Caviness, explaining the different topics officers will address in the classes. “Why is force used?” she said. “When is it used? And, what is the expectation?” Once a month, officers […]

  • Holly Hill Mall reopens after evacuation because of report of person with gun

    BURLINGTON, N.C. — Police surrounded Holy Hill Mall Friday, evacuating shoppers and blocking all entrances and exits. “Police officers had huge guns walking around,” said Mechelle Cortes, who was at the mall with her family. “I was like, ‘What in the world is going on?'” Around 4:40 p.m., police got a call from a clerk from one of the stores at the mall, the Shoe Dept. The clerk said someone came in the store screaming about a man with a gun. […]

  • Uptown Lexington buildings graded by city

    LEXINGTON, N.C. — Not only does Jeanne Leonard work hard inside her candy shop, she also puts a lot of work into its exterior. “We took those boards down and put new windows in,” said Leonard who owns The Candy Factory on North Main Street. The shop is in Lexington’s Uptown District. She says the hard work she’s done to maintain her building is paying off. “Our report card was good,” Leonard said. “We got all As.” She’s one of […]

  • Local farmers battle the cold, lose crops

    It’s been a rough week at Persimmon Branch Farm in Denton. Owner Curt Jack says cold weather Tuesday night killed most of the peach blooms on his farm. “We’ve lost most likely 100 percent of our peach crop,” Jack said. He says it’s a devastating loss because it’s the second year in a row that cold weather has wiped out most of his crops. “Last year was a complete loss,” Jack said. “We didn’t open at all last year.” Although […]

  • Forsyth County man thankful to be alive after house fire

    FORSYTH COUNTY, N.C. — At about 1:30 a.m. Monday, Bernard Dallas woke up to find his home on Turfwood Drive in Pfafftown on fire. “I heard my fiancée screaming and crying behind me,” Dallas said. “I smelled smoke real bad.” With no time to call 911, Dallas and his fiancée jumped out the second-floor window. “I just went through the window and hit the porch,” he said. At the same time, Deputy Christopher King with Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office was […]

  • Plan to connect downtown Greensboro projects

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — For the past few months, it’s been busy around Joymongers Brewery on North Eugene Street. “When you’re in a downtown area, there’s always going to be some type of construction or something going on,” Joymongers manager Carrie Comer said. The brewery sits right between two major projects downtown — part of the city’s new greenway and around the corner, the future Hyatt hotel. “There is a lot going on,” Comer said. “I think some people are confused […]

  • Winston-Salem officer shot in 2016 named Officer of the Year

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Officer Nicholas Powell says he has a lot to be grateful for. “I’m just thankful for my family, my wife, the police department,” Powell said. Most of all, he’s thankful for his life. It’s been more than a year since Powell had a close call during a routine traffic stop on Business 40 in Winston-Salem. “I was doing my job,” Powell said. “I was not trying to be Superman or anything, just doing my job.” On Jan. […]

  • Davidson County taking steps to stop vandalism, littering at Wil-Cox Bridge

    DAVIDSON COUNTY, N.C. — From new security lights to three bright blue “no littering” signs, Davidson County officials are working hard to keep the historic Wil-Cox Bridge free from litter and vandalism. “We’ve come in here and cleaned it all up,” said Thomas Marshburn, parks and recreation director. “We’ve done these community clean-ups.” Marshburn says they’ve already had two community clean ups for the year, getting rid of trash and bigger items dumped on or near the bridge. “Couches, TVs […]

  • Surry County working to reduce number of babies born addicted to opioids

    SURRY COUNTY, N.C. — Cade Wright says many of the babies she cares for at Northern Hospital of Surry County are born addicted to opioids and show signs of withdrawal. “Uncontrollable crying, they’re unable to sleep, shaking, jitteriness, uncontrollable tremors in their bodies,” said Wright, director of women’s and newborn services at the hospital. “It’s just very sad to watch that.” She says 18 to 20 percent of babies delivered at the hospital have opioid-related addictions. “To watch the babies […]