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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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    Surry County EMS giving blood transfusion in the field

    SURRY COUNTY, N.C. — Surry County Emergency Services has enacted a new blood transfusion protocol which allows trained critical care medics to perform blood transfusions in the field. EMS director John Shelton says severe blood loss normally requires blood transfusions which are done at trauma centers. But for Surry County, the nearest trauma centers are in Winston Salem about 45 minutes away, according to Shelton. He hopes the new system will help cut that time down drastically. “Now, we’ll be […]

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    UNCG students gather in silence to protest police shootings

    GREENSBORO, N.C. – Students stood together in moments of silence and in protest in the cafeteria of UNCG Monday night in response to recent police shootings and cases of excessive use of force. Organizers say the demonstration was in protest to officer-involved shootings in Charlotte and Tulsa. “I think there’s a lot of things going on,” said UNCG student Xavier Maryland. “Frustration, confusion, pain, anger. With all those things, a lot of people just come out to have an outlet.” Many […]

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    Disturbing trend of illegal deer carcass dumping in Davidson County

    DAVIDSON COUNTY, N.C. — Illegal dumping is a problem in Davidson County currently but what’s being dumped isn’t trash. It’s deer carcasses. It’s a problem officers with the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission say has become a disturbing trend recently. Glenn James leases the land where a deer carcass was dumped on the side of Callahan Hill Road in Lexington about a week ago. “The hind quarters and the antlers were cut off,” James said. “It is an eyesore.” James […]

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    Western Alamance shows support for football player diagnosed with leukemia

    ALAMANCE COUNTY, N.C. — As hundreds of people packed into the stands at Western Alamance High School Friday in one of the biggest match-ups of the year, one player stood out the most even though he couldn’t be at the game. “We really try and show our support to Mark because we really love him,” said student Bia Davis. Wearing orange shirts, headbands and hats, hundreds showed their support for 17-year-old Mark Wheeler. Wheeler is a senior and a well-known […]

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    Plans to upgrade Davidson County parks

    DAVIDSON COUNTY, N.C. — Thomas Marshburn has a long list of upgrades he wants to make to Hughes Park in Thomasville. It’s work he and other county leaders started two years ago. “We redid these fields, sodded them, and got them re-graded,” said Marshburn, director of Davidson County Parks and Recreation. Using grant money, the county has already made $180,000 worth of renovations from new in fields to new grass to upgraded bathrooms. Marshburn says all six of the parks […]

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    Burlington police using videos to recruit

    BURLINGTON, N.C. — Many police departments across the U.S. have been facing the same challenge lately — low recruitment numbers. Some departments have been stepping up their efforts to try to get more applicants. Burlington police have started a new campaign, posting one-on-one interviews with police officers on why they joined the force. The videos are about 50 seconds long and are being posted to the department’s Facebook page. The first video with Officer Jerlhey Bonilla was posted last week. Bonilla was […]

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    Emerywood Fine Foods closes doors, leaves employees waiting for checks

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — Cory Brockington still can’t believe his job of the past two years is now gone. “You just let us go just like that,” he said. “No fair warning. We didn’t even know what was coming.” Brockington was a cook at Emerywood Fine Foods on West Lexington Avenue. But when he showed up for work on Sept. 6, he and other employees were told it was their last day. “They put signs on the door the same […]

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    Local EMS, fire crews adjust to EpiPen costs

    ROCKINGHAM COUNTY, N.C. — For the past year, Reidsville fire trucks have been equipped with syringe sets along with epinephrine — the medicine used in EpiPens which treats severe allergic reactions. “It’s the exact same medication, exact same quality, exact same dosage,” said Assistant Chief Jay Harris of Reidsville Fire Department. Harris says the only differences between the two methods are time and cost. “Five seconds versus 30 to 40 seconds,” Harris said, explaining the difference in the amount of […]

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    Businesses in downtown Greensboro hope for boost from Folk Festival

    GREENSBORO, N.C. – As thousands of people make their way into downtown Greensboro for food, fun and live music, businesses on the other side of Elm Street are hoping some of the festival foot traffic will come their way. “We wanted to have an event to start pulling some people down here,” said Joe Rotondi with the South End Advocacy League. The league is one of several groups hosting the South End Funk and Folk Dance Party. The goal is […]

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    McCrory, Cooper appear at forum in Charlotte

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. — In front of dozens of educators and community college leaders, both the Republican and Democratic candidates for governor took the stage, addressing ways to make community colleges in the state better. “We have to come together to make people realize this is what where we need to invest,” said Attorney General Roy Cooper, Democratic gubernatorial candidate. “Public education is the key to opportunity.” “The number one question we get from employers is, ‘Do you have the talent […]

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    Local Christian clown reacts to area clown sightings

    ROCKINGHAM COUNTY, N.C. — Teresa Robertson gets all dressed up a few days a week and transforms into “Buggles,” the Christian clown. “All my magic tricks, they have a gospel message to it,” Robertson said. It’s something Robertson has done part-time for the past 13 years. “I face paint,” she said. “I do balloon animals.” But Robertson fears some of the birthday parties and events she normally gets booked for may soon dry up. “I’m sure business will be slow […]

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    Students may have received inappropriate pictures from Davie County teacher; investigation underway

    DAVIE COUNTY, N.C. — The Davie County Sheriff’s Office is investigating allegations that students received inappropriate pictures from a former teacher, according to Sheriff Andy Stokes. The sheriff’s office received information on Aug. 26 that a female teacher at William Ellis Middle School sent inappropriate pictures to male students, Stokes said. The Davie County School System is cooperating in the investigation, Stokes said. “We began working immediately with law enforcement and we dealt with the issue,” said Davie County Schools Superintendent […]