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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    Stokes County residents demand higher taxes to help with much-needed services

    STOKES COUNTY, N.C. — Several Stokes County residents stood before county commissioners Monday night, demanding to pay higher taxes to help offset costs for much-needed services like EMS, funding for schools and the county animal shelter. “The citizens of this county are demanding that the bullet be bitten and taxes be raised,” said resident Darlene Dill. “Whatever it takes to make that happen in turn, needs to occur even if it means raising taxes,” said resident Rebecca Gibson. “These services […]

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    Winston-Salem man says brother is political prisoner in Venezuela

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — It’s been four days since Alejandro Marquez-Lara has heard from his brother Francisco. On Sunday, Francisco, a U.S. and Venezuelan citizen, and his friend Gabriel San Miguel — both activists and attorneys — were arrested and detained in Venezuela. Marquez says they are political prisoners. “They’re in prison because they believe in a better Venezuela,” Marquez said. “They’re fighting for a better Venezuela.” Marquez says Francisco and San Miguel were helping get signatures for a recall vote […]

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    ‘Stop the Violence’ prayer vigil held in Burlington

    BURLINGTON, N.C. — Dozens of people stood together Wednesday night to fight back against crime in their neighborhoods, using their best weapon — prayer. “Let’s pray for an answer,” said Dejuana Warren, founder of the nonprofit Women Empower Women, which organized the “Stop the Violence” prayer vigil. “Everybody’s confused,” she said. “Everybody’s on edge. So let’s take the time to pray together.” After weeks of shooting incidents throughout the city, two of which happened on Monday, community members say enough […]

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    Guilford County Sheriff’s Office holds job fair

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — More than a dozen potential applicants filled the Army National Guard Armory Tuesday for the first ever Guilford County Sheriff’s Office job fair. The sheriff’s office normally recruits at college and high school job fairs but wanted to hold something of its own to stand out in a competitive market, according to Deputy Tommy Hurley. “It’s very competitive in law enforcement,” Hurley said. “A number of agencies out there are vying for the same candidates.” Hurley says […]

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    Stokes County Animal Shelter no longer accepting strays, animal surrenders

    STOKES COUNTY, N.C. — With dozens of animals to care for and two staff members, the Stokes County Animal Shelter has made some recent policy changes. On June 14, it announced it would no longer accept strays or animal surrenders. “It’s just unbelievable the number of animals people just want to give up,” said County Manager Rick Morris. It’s a change Morris says will cut costs for cleaning supplies and spay and neutering. Morris says the changes, along with getting […]

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    Madison-Rockingham Rescue Squad struggles to survive

    MADISON, N.C. — Volunteer rescue squads in Rockingham County say they’re struggling to survive. The Madison-Rockingham Rescue Squad along with squads in Eden and Reidsville say they’re having a hard time paying for gear, equipment, and other items due to a lack of funding. The groups are trying to work with county and city leaders to come up with a way for services to be publicly funded like police, fire, and EMS. Rusty Gray, chief of Madison-Rockingham Rescue Squad, says […]

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    Burlington center for people with disabilities gets grant

    BURLINGTON, N.C. – A Piedmont building which serves people with special needs is about to get a much-needed facelift. The Starpoint Day Program won a Community Development Block Grant in May for $52,000 to make upgrades to its building. Water damage had taken a toll on the building, causing missing tiles, rotting wood, and other damage. Repairs are expected to start in July. “It’s exciting to know that we’re going to get some much-needed repairs done,” said Dorene Cole, operations […]

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    Eden city worker in hospital after inhaling toxic fumes while picking up trash

    EDEN, N.C. — An Eden city worker is in the hospital after inhaling hazardous fumes from a leaking container Wednesday. Eden Fire Chief Tommy Underwood says the driver is in stable condition at Morehead Hospital. At about 12 p.m., the driver was operating a city crane which picks up yard waste. Liquid was leaking from a container, giving off fumes which the driver breathed in, according to Marshall. The driver got shortness of breath and was taken to the hospital. […]

  • Greensboro gay nightclub holds vigil for Orlando victims

    GREENSBORO– Sharing words of comfort, hundreds of people came together Monday night to grieve the lives lost during the mass shooting at Pulse Nightclub in Orlando. Nearly 400 people attended the candlelight vigil inside of Greensboro’s Q-Bar. The owner of the bar, Drew Wofford, says it’s like home to many in the LGBT community – much like Pulse Nightclub. “Gay bars are our sense of safety,” said Wofford. “They’re our safety net. They’re our home.” Wofford says what happened in […]

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    High Point initiative helps domestic violence victims

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — Police and the group High Point Against Violence have been holding offenders accountable through the Offender-Focused Domestic Violence Initiative, removing some of the pressure from victims who may be too afraid to press charges. “This is a way of reducing and, in many cases, stopping the domestic violence that an offender’s involved in,” said Jim Summey, the director of High Point Against Violence. The program separates offenders into four categories. If an officer is called to […]

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    Stokes County EMS needs more employees

    STOKES COUNTY, N.C. — Emergency Services Director Greg Collins says he and his staff have been working hard for months getting the best emergency care to residents even while being short-staffed. “We have not had to shut any trucks down,” Collins said. “Every shift has been covered by people working extra shifts.” Between resignations, retirements and workers going on leave, Collins says EMS is short six workers. In April, county commissioners tried to fill in that gap by approving emergency funding […]

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    Vigil held for man killed in officer-involved shooting in Rockingham County

    ROCKINGHAM COUNTY, N.C. — Hundreds gathered outside Rockingham County’s courthouse Friday for a prayer vigil to remember Todd Burroughs, of Stoneville, who was shot and killed by a sheriff’s deputy Sunday morning. “He was a good man,” said cousin Mara Burroughs. “Everybody knew him as a good, kind-hearted man. Loving father, loving husband, son, brother, everything.” More than 200 people attended the vigil held on a field outside the courthouse. Many held candles and wore T-shirts with the words “Justice […]


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