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Contact: Kim.Wynne@wghp.com

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 kim.wynne@wghp.com.


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    Police across the Triad prepare for winter weather

    From city crews brining streets in Greensboro to shoppers making a mad dash to grocery stores, most people in the Piedmont Triad are getting ready for winter weather, including police. “All the cars are filled up, topped off with gas the night before,” said Sergeant W.A. Krawczynski with Greensboro Police Department. Krawczynski says most of the department’s 500-plus vehicles are winter-ready. He says most of their SUVs and newer cars have all-wheel drive. The SUVs that don’t have all-wheel drive […]

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    Car crashes through roof of house in Winston-Salem neighborhood

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Robert Christie thought something exploded when he heard a loud boom just before 5 p.m. Friday. “We heard a bang, a loud bang, and then our house shook a little bit,” said Christie, who lives on Konnoak Drive. “I ran outside, looked up and saw the hole in the roof,” he said. Winston-Salem police say at approximately 4:45 p.m., an elderly woman driving between 70 to 90 miles an hour went straight through the intersection of Konnoak […]

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    Increase in rhinovirus cases in the Piedmont Triad

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — The staff at High Point Regional Hospital has been busy for the past few weeks treating people for rhinovirus. The virus is similar to a common cold or the flu but if left untreated, it can turn into something much more serious like pneumonia, according to Andrea McQuaigue, a nurse with the hospital. “Our emergency room has been extremely busy,” McQuaigue said. Since early December, about 12 to 15 people have come into the emergency department […]

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    More than $9,000 worth of guns stolen from Lexington business

    LEXINGTON, N.C. – Jennifer Haynes is a store clerk at Mimi’s Mini Mart in Lexington where Davidson County sheriff’s deputies say thieves broke in, stealing more than $9,000 worth of guns. “They hit it once and they hit it again and on the third time, they hit hard enough where it shoved everything in,” Haynes said, describing how the suspects got in the back door of the store. “It knocked all the braces off.” Haynes says the suspects stole a […]

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    Anonymous donor pays for all adoption fees at Forsyth Humane Society

    Alex Watkins was speechless when she got to work Thursday and found out an anonymous donor wrote a $5,000 check. “He wanted to sponsor all of our animals,” said Watkins, the marketing director for Forsyth Humane Society. Watkins says the donation is enough to cover adoption fees for all the shelter’s animals through January. “This will help so many animals get home before the holidays,” she said. The same thing happened last week at Burlington Animal Services. A family that […]

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    Santa’s helper accused of spraying family with mace at Hanes Mall

    DENTON, N.C. — Elsie Brooks says she just wanted her 3-year-old daughter Ileighanah to take a picture with Santa Claus Tuesday night at Hanes Mall in Winston-Salem. Her mother, Christina Macdonald, and grandmother, Selma Brooks, were at the side of the display, taking pictures when Elsie says things got bad. “One of Santa’s helpers started yelling at my mom, ‘You need to get behind the line,’ and just really nasty,” Elsie said. Elsie said they tried talking with her. “We […]

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    Greensboro hospice program helps grieving children

    GREENSBORO, NC — Dana Reece is remembering her younger sister Ashley. “She embodied the spirit and the love and the aura of just love,” Reece said. It’s been 22 years since Ashley’s death. “She’s my angel now, and I miss her every single day,” she said. On June 25, 1994, Reece was driving with her sister in the backseat. “When I turned, they hit us and she was thrown out of the car.” Ashley died at the scene. “I was […]

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    Local team spreads cheer to friend with cancer

    RANDOLPH COUNTY, N.C. — When the girls basketball team from Archdale-Trinity Middle School gets on a bus, it’s usually on the way to a game, but Tuesday night, they got on it to go caroling. But the eighth graders weren’t just caroling for anyone, they were singing for their friend and classmate Kaleigh Moore. “The people in the community have stepped up and loved our family and showed so much support for us,” said Leigh Moore, Kaleigh’s mother. The 13-year-old […]

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    USPS ramps up efforts during holiday rush

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Some call it the “Super Bowl” of handling mail. Workers at post offices throughout the Piedmont are quickly sorting through crates, stuffed with boxes and letters, hoping to get them to their destinations by Christmas Day. “We’ll be delivering packages right up until Christmas Eve,” said Jason DeChambeau, senior plant manager for the USPS processing and distribution center in Greensboro. The 24-hour plant is normally staffed with about 800 workers, but during the holiday season, they bring […]

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    Plans move forward on Wil-Cox Bridge

    DAVIDSON COUNTY, N.C. — Within the past few months, Chris Phelps says there’s been progress on the Wil-Cox Bridge. “We’ve got some of the infrastructure in place,” said Phelps, the executive director of Tourism and Recreation Investment Partnership for Davidson County. “Some of the lighting, some of the security measures.” Phelps is one of several county officials working hard to turn the historic bridge built in the 1920s into a major tourist attraction open to public events. “We can have […]

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    Heated argument in stands leads to cancellation of Reidsville/McMichael game

    REIDSVILLE, N.C. — Matthew James was there when things got intense at a basketball game Wednesday night at Reidsville High School. “It was yelling and screaming and then the crowd just stood up,” James said. Reidsville was playing against McMichael High School. Around the third quarter, police say several heated arguments broke out between people in the stands. “There were some words exchanged between parents from opposing sides,” said Lt. Chuck Evitt with the Reidsville Police Department. Reidsville police were […]

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    Swimming lessons help save local boy’s life

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Once a week, 3-year-old Asher Ansley brushes up on his swimming skills. His favorite move is the breast stroke or as he calls it “the pizza cutter.” It’s a technique Asher’s mom Katherine says saved her son’s life. “We’re just so grateful that he had learned what he had in these lessons,” she said. On Thanksgiving Day, Asher was fishing with his grandfather on Lake Norman. As the family was leaving the dock, Asher fell in. “You […]