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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.


Recent Articles
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    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Jesse Carr’s BMW was towed away after suddenly breaking down. “I went to start the car and soon as I started it, the whole back end of my car started shaking and all this smoke coming out of the exhaust, then it immediately shut off,” Carr said. Last Saturday, she filled it up at the BP on Fleming Road with what she thought was premium gas. It seemed fine for the first few hours, but then wouldn’t […]

  • Tow truck drivers deal with stranded vehicles in the Triad

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — For tow-truck drivers like Steven Dagenhart, the phone calls have been nonstop. “People just sliding off the road,” Dagenhart said. “It’s been so busy that we had to resort to doing only emergency calls.” He works for Spotlight Towing in Greensboro where more than 100 calls have come in since Wednesday. “Cars being stuck off an embankment due to sliding, police accidents where people are sliding into other vehicles,” he said. They’ve pulled about 15 vehicles out […]

  • Highway Patrol preparing for winter weather crashes

    GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. — Whenever there’s snow, things get hectic for state troopers like Master Trooper Brandon Baker. “Doesn’t matter if it’s an inch or six inches,” Baker said. “You go from call to call to call.” Baker says those calls can range from small fender-benders to deadly crashes. “It can be very dangerous,” Baker said. “These vehicles are out of control.” “You might run off the road and hit a mailbox,” he said. “You might run off the road […]

  • Crews brining the roads in Greensboro ahead of possible snow

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Street crews in Greensboro are getting ready early for winter weather expected this week. Ten trucks were out Monday night through Tuesday morning, spraying about 65,000 gallons of brine on major roads and bridges. Although the Piedmont isn’t expecting much snow, crews say freezing temps could make things dangerous. “We want to make sure we’re out ahead of an event anytime something goes, no matter what the size,” said Randall Cox, stormwater maintenance section supervisor. Along with […]

  • Local opioid task force seeks help from family members of addicts

    FORSYTH COUNTY, N.C. — It’s been four years and for Bob Young, the pain of losing his son Rob to a heroin overdose is still fresh. “I went in and I found him laying on the floor in the bathroom,” Young said. “There was evidence that he had been using.” “I was crushed,” he said. “He was such a smart young man.” His son got hooked on opioids after a snowboarding accident. “He had nine dislocations and four surgeries in […]

  • Lexington BBQ Capital Cook-Off canceled because of plant fire

    LEXINGTON, N.C. — Barricades and yellow tape still rope off the area behind Lexington’s amphitheater where a massive fire ripped through the old Dixie Furniture plant in December. “It’s basically twisted metal and debris at the moment,” said Rebekah McGee, executive director of Uptown Lexington. “There are currently just standing walls at the moment,” McGee said. “If something happens and they topple over, there’s 50 feet plus ricochet.” It’s an area McGee says is now too dangerous to host the […]

  • Wake Forest gets grant to research alcohol addiction

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — It’s been one year and eight months since Holly Mills had her last drink. And since then, life’s been good. “Overall, there’s very little to complain about,” Mills said. “I feel very blessed.” For six long years, the 25-year-old battled with alcoholism. “I started drinking in the morning,” Mills said.  “I started drinking on lunch breaks. I would drink beers in my car.” It’s an addiction she hid pretty well, ironically while working at Full Life Counseling […]

  • Program to help dementia patients during cold weather

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Telma Jeffries is happy her father is safe and sound after a scary Monday afternoon. “It’s like a mother losing her baby,” Jeffries said. Her father, 70-year-old Charles Jeffries, has Alzheimer’s disease and often wanders off, sometimes for hours. “Your mind is racing,” she said. “You’re thinking about all the things that could be happening. He could walk out in the middle of the street and get hit by a car.” The last time Charles wandered away […]

  • Person found dead after house fire in Clemmons

    CLEMMONS, N.C. — Firefighters found a body in a home on Parker Court after the home went up in flames around 5:20 p.m. Tuesday. “We do feel that loss for them and keep them in our thoughts and prayers,” said Fire Marshal Gary Styers, with Forsyth County Emergency Services. The home is now a total loss. “When the firefighters arrived, there was flames coming from the roof,” Styers said. What caused the fire is still unknown. Styers says firefighters have […]

  • State troopers are collecting data on deadly crashes in Randolph County to make the roads safer after 23 people died in wrecks there last year

    RANDOLPH COUNTY, N.C. — Flowers and hearts mark the spot on N.C. Highway 134 near Asheboro where 17-year-old Edgar Salazar died on December 14th after troopers say he crossed left of center. “That’s just a bright young life that’s not going to be able to continue going forward,” said Master Trooper Brandon Baker with the North Carolina Highway Patrol. “There was a car that was traveling north, crossed in the center lane, and hit a truck that was traveling south.” […]

  • Man, 22-month-old son airlifted after house fire in Ruffin

    RUFFIN, N.C. — Judy Scott says it’s hard looking at what’s left of her neighbor’s home. “There were fire trucks all in my yard,” Scott said. “That’s when I saw the flames.” She lives on Quick Road in Ruffin where her neighbor 30-year old Stephen Shane Lucas and his son were burned, running out of their home after it a fire ripped through it. “When I stepped out, the flames were as tall as the trees,” Scott said. Investigators say […]

  • Mothers fight for justice after NC A&T students killed

    WHITSETT, N.C. — Mary Dieudonne-Hill and Alicia Campbell are going into the new year more determined than ever to find their children’s killer. “We gotta have some action,” Dieudonne-Hill said. “I will fight until I close my eyes,” Campbell said. “I won’t let it go.” It’s been more than one year. “The person is still out there, that really bothers me still,” Dieudonne-Hill said. There still hasn’t been an arrest since 19-year-old Alisia Dieudonne and 21- year-old Ahmad Campbell were […]