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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
  • Higher demand for heating assistance in Davidson County

    THOMASVILLE, N.C. — Every year when the weather starts to get colder, Leigh Thompson finds herself making the same tough choices. “Do we buy shampoo and paper towels and toilet paper?” Thompson asked. Thompson is a single mother with three children and gets by on disability checks. She has rheumatoid arthritis and diabetes and can’t work. “When you have to raise three kids on $691 a month, it gets a little tight,” Thompson said. It gets even tighter during the […]

  • Murdered Thomasville waitress missed

    THOMASVILLE, N.C. — The front counter at Elizabeth’s Pizza on Liberty Drive usually is crowded. But this week it’s filled with pictures and an apron belonging to Tammy Sellers Holland who was a waitress there for 10 years. Early Tuesday morning, Randolph County Sheriff’s Deputies found Holland’s body on the floor of her home in Trinity. Deputies say she was stabbed to death. “We feel like want to pay some respect to her,” said manager Gino DiPuorto. “We want to […]

  • Preliminary contract approved to turn over Davidson County Animal Shelter

    DAVIDSON COUNTY — County commissioners voted 6 to 1 to work on a preliminary contract to turn the county animal shelter over from the sheriff’s office to a non-profit at its Board of Commissioner’s meeting Tuesday. The change comes after animal advocates expressed concerns over the shelter’s kill rate of 83 percent. The shelter also uses the gas chamber on 37 percent of its animals — a method some residents say is inhumane. “Throw away the stigma of the county […]

  • Winston-Salem hopes to repave roads if voters approve $42.3 million bond

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Meghan Hall drives down Patterson Avenue about twice a week to get to school. She says it’s a pretty rough ride, filled with cracks and uneven surfaces. “It definitely gets a little more bumpy,” Hall said. “You can definitely tell the road has not been redone or repaved.” Patterson Avenue is just one of many roads Winston-Salem street crews have on a long list of streets that need work. A list they’re hoping they can shorten if voters […]

  • Forsyth Country Day School using helmet sensors on football players to measure impact

    LEWISVILLE, N.C. — Football is a collision sport where some of the most devastating injuries often go unseen. So, to keep players safer, shockbox helmet sensors are being used at Forsyth Country Day School to measure the impact of a hard hit. The shockboxes are placed in each player’s helmet. Each device sends blue tooth signals to trainers’ cell phones. If an impact measures too high, players have to get checked out before getting back in the game. The team […]

  • Protestors want use of gas chamber on animals in Davidson Co. stopped

    DAVIDSON COUNTY, N.C. — County Commissioners will continue a discussion about the future of the Davidson County Animal Shelter at its next meeting. Animal rights groups like Davidson County’s Humane Society are urging county leaders to allow another agency to run the shelter, currently run by the Davidson County Sheriff’s Office. Becky Everhart, president of the local Humane Society says the main issues are high kill rates, which now stand at 83 percent, and using gas chambers to euthanize animals. […]

  • Police team up to solve cold cases

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Tawanda Fulwood still remembers the day she rushed to her mother’s house to help find her little brother. “My mom had called and let us know that he was missing,” Fulwood said. Before she got there, her phone rang. She found out that her brother 13-year-old Isaiah Brooks had been killed. He had been shot in the head. Detectives found his body in a driveway on Machine Street. “What could a 13-year-old child who probably stood no […]

  • New plans for Gate City building in Greensboro

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Andy Zimmerman has had a vision of redeveloping the now-closed Gate City Lincoln Mercury Dealership on North Church Street for a long time. “I’ve been driving by this location for probably four months,” said Zimmerman of AZ Development. Zimmerman and development partner Cort Bennett are working on plans to turn the 3.5-acre property into a major downtown attraction. “A restaurant, or another brewery, a distillery,” Zimmerman said. “It’s really a clean canvas.” The former car dealership already […]

  • Neighbors in shock, fear after Lion Street homicide in Greensboro

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Some residents on Lion Street say they don’t feel safe in their homes after a 76-year-old man was found dead in his home Friday. Police found Alvin Blackwell in his home Friday night during a welfare check. Police say someone broke into Blackwell’s home, got into a physical confrontation with him and killed him. Neighbor Charles Shoffner remembers Blackwell, known as “Jitterbug,” as kind and friendly. “He always waved, seemed nice and polite,” Shoffner said. Shoffner says […]

  • Hundreds celebrate Ashley Furniture expansion

    ADVANCE, N.C. — Hundreds gathered in Advance to celebrate the grand opening of Ashley Furniture’s 1.7 million-square-foot expansion. Since 2012, about 20 percent of Ashley Furniture’s products have been made at its Davie County campus which employs close to 700 people. With the new facility, company leaders hope to add about 150 more jobs. This comes as good news to Davie County leaders who over the past 10 years have been struggling to get the county back on its feet […]

  • Security preps for Lexington Barbecue Festival

    LEXINGTON, N.C. — Police, emergency workers and city officials tested a new security plan Thursday which includes roping off areas with metal gates at this year’s barbecue festival. The goal is to have better crowd control by creating two to three gated sections. Gates will also line sidewalks, creating a path for emergency workers to quickly get to someone who needs help. The city began working on a plan this summer to prevent a repeat of what happened last year.  Close […]

  • Ebola call center opened in Charlotte

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Between four to six specialists man the phones at the state’s new 24-hour Ebola hotline in Charlotte. It’s an information center put together by Carolinas Poison Center as part of Gov. McCrory’s plan to be prepared in case of an Ebola outbreak. So far, the hotline has gotten about 104 calls in the past 48 hours. Specialists are trained to ask callers worried they may have Ebola if they’ve recently traveled to West Africa or have come […]

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