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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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