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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

Recent Articles
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    Man who escaped Greensboro police custody captured; school lockdowns lifted

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — A suspect who escaped police custody during questioning Tuesday afternoon was caught more than three hours later. Greensboro police arrested 23-year-old Dominique Jerell Blount after police say he walked out of a police sub-station without permission. Police haven’t said if there was an officer inside or standing outside of the room where Blount was being interviewed. But police say they will interview the officers who were questioning the suspect. Blount was being questioned in connection with warrants […]

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    Local high school wrestler with diabetes overcomes odds to become state champion

    EDEN, N.C. — From the wrestling mat to the classroom, 18-year-old Benjamin Bullins pushes himself every day to places he never thought he could go as an athlete. Along with wrestling, Bullins plays football and baseball as a senior at John Motley Morehead High School in Eden. In 2014, he won the North Carolina state individual championship for wrestling and wrestler of the year at the Mid-State Conference. On Saturday, he and his teammates won the state dual wrestling championship […]

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    Rally for local teen facing deportation

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — Dozens of people gathered in the sanctuary at Iglesia Nueva Vida Friday night, rallying for the release of Josue Soriano-Cortez. On Monday, the 19-year-old from Thomasville was arrested at home during an immigration raid. Cortez — who doesn’t have a criminal record — is an undocumented immigrant from El Salvador and has been living in the U.S. for a year and a half. He’s now being held in a detention center in Georgia and could be […]

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    Send-off party for Greensboro pastor headed to the Super Bowl

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — A local pastor and die-hard Carolina Panthers fan got the send-off of a lifetime Thursday. Dozens of church members from Kingdom Vision Life Center threw a surprise send-off party for Pastor Ronald Wilson at his home. Wilson normally throws a Super Bowl party every year but since he’ll be at the game, his church family brought the party to him. Last week, Wilson’s wife Rachel along with church members surprised the pastor with tickets to the Super Bowl. […]

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    Guilford County Schools holds annual State of Our Schools event

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — Hundreds of people packed into the High Point Theatre Tuesday to hear what’s going on with Guilford County Schools at its annual State of Our Schools event. Teachers and administrators highlighted both successes and challenges faced by the district during 2015. “Our goal is to meet children where they are and develop them into well-rounded individuals, ready for college, career, and life,” said Reverend Amos Quick, III, vice-chairman of the Board of Education. One major accomplishment […]

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    Company announces nearly $1M expansion plan in Rockingham County

    REIDSVILLE, N.C. — Major industries are moving to or expanding their companies in Rockingham County. The latest expansion was announced Monday. Isometrics Inc., which makes tanker trucks and fuel-hauling equipment for airplanes, is expanding its Reidsville plant. The expansion will pump about $800,000 into the local economy and create more jobs. Jan Critz is director of Rockingham County’s economic development and tourism. She says in the past year, five companies have expanded in the county, creating 211 new jobs and […]

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    Walmarts in Liberty, Midway, Yanceyville close doors

    LIBERTY, N.C. — Three Piedmont Walmart Express stores closed their doors Thursday. Stores in Liberty, Midway and Yanceyville shut down. The closures are already making an impact on small, local businesses getting a new rush of customers looking for a new place to grocery shop or fill prescriptions. New customers and new drug prescriptions have been pouring into Liberty Family Pharmacy within the last few days. “The business has just doubled at least,” said Kathy Snider, a pharmacy technician. Within […]

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    Parents oppose plan for longer school days in Davidson County

    DAVIDSON COUNTY, N.C. — Hundreds of parents showed up to an information session Thursday, in opposition to a new proposal to start the school day 30 minutes earlier for elementary school students. The proposed changes would give all students who attend Davidson County schools a 7-hour school day. Elementary school students would have to get to school at 7:30 a.m. instead of 8:00 a.m. Middle and high school students would get to school at 8:30 a.m. instead of 8:00 a.m. […]

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    Denton hardware store bounces back after flooding

    DENTON, N.C. — These days Anne Carter Bean feels grateful. “We could have had so much more loss,” Bean said. She manages Wilson Carter Supply Company on Highway 109. The store is back open and running close to normal now. It’s a quick turnaround from Dec. 30 when heavy rains caused major flooding. More than a foot of water crept into the store causing about $15,000 in damage and lost products. Bean didn’t have flood insurance and hasn’t gotten any […]

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    Alamance County Commissioners hear concerns over animal shelter

    GRAHAM, N.C. — Animal advocates, county leaders and staff from Burlington Animal Services spoke out in front of Alamance County Commissioners Tuesday on the need for a new animal shelter. “It’s just a constant issue and a constant drain for our maintenance staff to put these band aids on this old building that’s crumbling to pieces,” said Jessica Arias, director of Burlington Animal Services. County commissioners voted to start the process of building the new shelter and getting the funding […]

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    High Point University students spruce up Ritz Theatre for MLK Day

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — It’s been about five long years since the inside of the historic Ritz Theatre on Washington Street got a fresh new coat of paint. More than a dozen students from High Point University rolled up their sleeves Monday, repainting the walls as an act of service honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. “It’s up to us to carry that dream forward,” said Reverend Dr. Joe Blosser, director of service learning at HPU. “I think students and […]

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    Walmarts in Liberty, Midway, Yanceyville among stores closing

    LIBERTY, N.C. — Daniel Francis shops at the Walmart Express on Swannanoa Avenue about two to three times a week. It’s a quick and easy, five-minute drive from his home, but pretty soon those trips to the grocery store will get much longer. In less than two weeks, Walmart Express stores in Liberty, Midway and Yanceyville will close. “It’s a tremendous inconvenience when you live way out here,” Francis said. On Friday, the retail giant announced it was closing 154 […]


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