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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    First gay pride festival in Burlington set for this weekend

    BURLINGTON, N.C. — About 1,000 people are expected to pour into Alamance County this weekend to celebrate a day of pride. This Saturday will be the first ever gay pride festival at the historic train depot in Burlington. The historic six-hour event will include food, music and live entertainment. Organizer and President of Alamance Pride Paul Keller said he’s been overwhelmed by the amount of community support that the event is getting especially from local churches. The festival will begin […]

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    22 taken to hospital, 3 seriously injured after roof collapse at Iredell County school

    IREDELL COUNTY, N.C. — Twenty-one students and one adult were rushed to the hospital Saturday after the roof of the awning outside North Iredell High School’s front entrance collapsed and crashed down on them. Three of the victims have serious injuries, according to Brady Johnson, superintendent of Iredell Statesville Schools. “There were kids that witnessed this and are traumatized by what they saw,” Johnson said. Around 3 p.m., a Ryder delivery truck hit a structural beam, causing the roof to […]

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    Tree falls near Greensboro house with woman inside

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — City crews had their hands full Friday trying to remove a huge tree in one woman’s yard which uprooted and collapsed onto North Tremont Drive. “I didn’t believe it,” said homeowner Mary Irvin, referring to the tree in her side yard. “It’s just ridiculous.” Irvin thought something had struck her home when she heard a loud crash this afternoon. “The house shook,” she said. “I said what in the world was that?” Irvin is 83 and gets […]

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    High Point 911’s call center releases list of 11 local areas prone to flooding

    HIGH POINT, N.C. – A local 911 call center is trying to help drivers stay safe this weekend as the Piedmont braces itself for major storms. High Point’s 911 call center has put out a list of 11 flood-prone streets and areas for drivers to stay away from. The list includes both North and South Centennial streets along with North Main Street at Eastchester and Westchester. Supervisor Tracey Thomas says the list was put together after Tuesday’s rain storm where […]

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    ‘Extra Mile’ campaign for Brenner Children’s Hospital

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — A local family is thanking Brenner Children’s Hospital for helping save their son’s life. The Raymer family says their 6-year-old son Mack was diagnosed with a congenital heart defect before he was even born. He also has a genetic disorder and was born prematurely. The family says the boy is now happy and healthy due to medical and emotional support from the hospital. “He is doing unbelievably well,” said Casey Raymer, Mack’s mother. The family will take […]

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    Rockingham County water rescue proves dangerous to rescuers

    ROCKINGHAM COUNTY, N.C. — Joel Madren feared for his life after his raft capsized during a water rescue Monday night. “It was just unreal what the speed of the water was,” said Madren, chief of the Reidsville Rescue Squad. The squad was one of about half a dozen agencies called to the scene where a driver hydroplaned off County Home Road and into a flooded creek. “The creek was so swollen and swift that it carried him and his vehicle […]

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    Stokes County approves 3-year moratorium on oil, gas development

    DANBURY, N.C. — Stokes County Commissioners took what many residents are calling ‘a big step’ towards keeping fracking out of the county. Commissioners voted unanimously for a three-year moratorium on oil and gas development Monday night. Residents gave commissioners a standing ovation and offered words of thanks before the vote came down. “I’m here to thank you for every step that you’ll take to help prevent Stokes County from being a poison for profit community,” said resident David Hairston. For […]

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    Mount Carmel Church in Reidsville gets help after fire

    REIDSVILLE, N.C. — It’s been nearly seven months since a fire destroyed the sanctuary of Mount Carmel United Methodist Church in Reidsville. It’s a devastating loss that the church is bouncing back from thanks to the help of more than 50 churches throughout the state that have held dozens of fundraisers to help the church rebuild. The most recent fundraiser was a dinner and theatre event Friday night held at Bethlehem United Methodist Church. Pastor Glenda Bennett of Mt. Carmel […]

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    Local mom starts campaign for ‘Justice for Mason’ after fatal crash

    WALKERTOWN, N.C. — A local mother has started a campaign to help a Piedmont family find justice after the death of their 16-month-old son. Lisa Clark, of Kernersville, has printed 2,000 flyers to be handed out at an event she created called “Justice for Mason.” The flyers have a picture of the car state troopers believe caused the crash on Aug. 30 which led to Mason Roten’s death. Roten died on Sept. 6, about a week after a tree landed […]

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    Lack of funding for emergency assistance in Burlington

    BURLINGTON, N.C. — It’s been about a week since Kathy Bailey moved out of the homeless shelter at Allied Churches of Alamance County. It’s a place she turned to when her family was going through hard times. “We didn’t have power; we didn’t want to stay at the house with no power, so we came here to stay,” Bailey said. Even though bailey has her own home, she says money got tight after her husband was out of work. “Due to […]

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    Josephine Boyd Bradley, who integrated Grimsley High, dies

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Fannie Thompson remembers her sister Dr. Josephine Boyd Bradley as being her role model. “She loved books,” Thompson said. “She loved education, and she wanted us all to get an education.” Thompson thinks back to nearly 60 years ago when her sister was the first African-American to integrate at Grimsley High School. “The biggest word I heard her use in describing that was ‘fear’ or ‘being scared,’” she said. Bradley went to the school from 1957-1958, when […]

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    State officials discuss plans after MillerCoors in Eden cuts more than 500 jobs

    EDEN, N.C. – Just days after MillerCoors brewery announced it was closing its Eden plant, cutting more than 500 jobs, state, county, and city leaders have been working on an action plan to brace the area for losing one its biggest employers. It’s a plan Governor McCrory, along with other state officials, started discussing on Thursday. “Our first priority is taking care of those people losing jobs,” said Mark Richardson, chairman of Rockingham County’s Board of Commissioners. Richardson says the […]


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