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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
  • Preparations underway for Lexington Barbecue Festival on Saturday

    LEXINGTON, N.C. – This week, Brandi Glenn and her husband Greg will have their hands full, sculpting 50 tons of sand into a giant pig. “It gets people kind of riled up and ready to go and ready to eat some barbecue,” Glenn said. It’s their 18th year making a pig sculpture for Lexington’s Barbecue Festival. “A band that was all pigs, race cars with pigs in it, you name it, we’ve probably done it,” she said. It’s a hard […]

  • Dog abused by Guilford County teen in viral video gets a new family this weekend

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Bella, a chocolate Labrador retriever, is getting washed and groomed for her big day Saturday. “She’s excited and she’s ready to go,” said Tammy Graves with The Haley Graves Foundation. This weekend, Bella goes home to her new family. “She’s going to this next chapter in her life where people are excited to see her,” Graves said. She’s come a long way in the past two months. “She was withdrawn,” Graves said. “She was confused and she […]

  • Lice risk associated with Halloween costumes

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Halloween is less than two weeks away. But before you head out to buy costumes for your kids, some doctors say you might want to make sure a creepy crawler isn’t inside — lice. Doctors say it’s something to watch out for this Halloween season as kids try on costumes with wigs, masks or hats. “Especially if it’s been tried on by lots of kids,” said Dr. Ron Pudlo, a pediatrician with Greensboro Pediatrics. Pudlo treats one […]

  • Cone Denim White Oak plant in Greensboro to close; close to 200 jobs lost

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — For more than 60 years, Jimmy Hipp has lived on the corner of Gordon Street. “It’s just part of the family,” Hipp said. It’s across the street from Cone Denim White Oak Plant where his grandmother and father used to work. “You got people working down there 30, 40, 50 years,” he said. It’s a historic part of his community that will be shutting down in December. “It’s just sad,” Hipp said. “It’s just a part of […]

  • Grant needed for new terminal at Asheboro Regional Airport

    ASHEBORO, N.C. — Asheboro City Manager John Ogburn has a big vision for a new terminal at Asheboro Regional Airport. “We envision a 12,000-square-foot terminal on this site, two stories with a new entrance driveway,” Ogburn said. “It’ll have parking, storage area, bus travel.” Ogburn says a new terminal at the airport is long overdue. “Right now, we’re really at our max,” he said. He says there’s been lots of new growth and that now it’s time for the airport — […]

  • Greensboro police to have increased presence this weekend for three nights of huge concerts

    GREENSBORO, N.C. – Tens of thousands of people will fill the seats at the Greensboro Coliseum this weekend for three nights of huge concerts. Tim McGraw and Faith Hill will perform Saturday night, the Foo Fighters on Sunday and the Eagles on Tuesday night. Large crowds Greensboro police have been preparing for, for several months. “You’ve got a lot of major events this weekend, you’ve got a lot of precious cargo that’s coming into town,” said Officer A.D. Reed. “We […]

  • Guilford County rescue dogs trained to be police K-9s

    GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. — A Piedmont nonprofit is trying to save rescue dogs from being put down by helping them become police K-9s. Next week, the Haley Graves Foundation based out of Guilford County will send two dogs from its rescue to the Universal K-9 training program in San Antonio, Texas. The six- to eight-week program trains dogs to search for drugs and other skills. The nonprofit says their goal is to give high-energy rescue dogs, which are often seen […]

  • Local reactions to girls being allowed in Boy Scouts

    COLFAX, N.C. — Amanda Wyckoff says it came as a shock Wednesday when the Boy Scouts of America announced it was letting girls join. “It took us back a little just because we weren’t brought to the table for that option,” said Wyckoff, outside recruitment manager for Girl Scouts Carolinas Peaks to Piedmont in Guilford County. It’s an organization she says that still plans to be around and serve girls despite the Boy Scouts opening its doors to both genders. […]

  • Local pharmacists see spike in prescription fraud

    PLEASANT GARDEN, N.C. — Pleasant Garden Drug Store is seeing a spike in people trying to use phony prescriptions to buy drugs. Pharmacist Elizabeth Vieira says in the past two months, they’ve had at least four fake prescriptions brought in to the pharmacy. “Nine times out of 10 we know immediately that it’s fake if it is,” Vieira said. They’ve also dealt with patients changing the date or dosage on real prescriptions. Vieira says often times, the phony prescriptions are […]

  • WSSU volleyball team collects supplies for teammate’s family in Puerto Rico

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Michelle Murray-Garcia shed tears of joy Monday night, celebrating the fact that she’ll be reunited with her family in Puerto Rico very soon. It’s something she hasn’t been able to do in months. “It feels good cause I can just be with them for a little bit,” Murray-Garcia said. The 22-year-old senior who plays volleyball for Winston-Salem State University will visit her mom, dad and brothers who lost everything after Hurricane Maria devastated the island. “I want […]

  • Mother of NC A&T fatal shooting victim speaks out 1 year later; suspect still wanted

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — It’s been more than a year since two North Carolina A&T State University students were shot and killed at a party off campus. Twenty-one-year-old Ahmad Campbell and 19-year old Alisia Dieudonne were shot and killed at a party on Circle Drive on October 2, 2016. “We still don’t know who murdered him,” said Alicia Campbell, Ahmad Campbell’s mother. It’s a scary thought for Campbell as students head to parties on and off campus for homecoming this weekend. […]

  • String of break-ins at homes, businesses in Guilford County

    PLEASANT GARDEN, N.C. — The drive-through window at Pleasant Garden Drug Store has been boarded up for three weeks. It’s the same window where two thieves broke in Sept. 13. “They were in and out in a matter of one minute and 15 seconds,” said owner Michael Johnston. Altogether, Johnston says they stole about $12,000 dollars’ worth of drugs. “Any small business that’s trying to survive, that’s a pretty big impact,” he said. Johnston says his business has been broken […]