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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
  • Flu virus on the rise

    ASHEBORO, NC. — Local pharmacies and hospitals are seeing a rise in people with the flu virus. This month, The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) named North Carolina as one of 14 states with widespread flu. Since October, five people have died from the virus throughout the state. The CDC says this year’s flu vaccine wasn’t strong enough to stop the new strain of the virus, causing more people — even those who got flu shots — to […]

  • Lexington after-school program moving due to fire

    LEXINGTON, N.C. — The Kidz Dreamz Klub after school program will be running out of Davidson County’s public library for the rest of the week. The after school center burst into flames Wednesday afternoon, destroying thousands of dollars’ worth of books, TVs, games and other supplies. The program serves between 25 to 30 students. Officials don’t know what caused the fire but believe it may have started in a bathroom. Those who run the program say they plan to keep […]

  • City holds off on nightclub ordinance

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — City council members voted to hold off on an ordinance for tougher security rules at nightclubs and bars Tuesday night. The rule would require owners of bars and clubs with more than 100 customers to hire at least two armed, uniformed guards. The ordinance was supposed to go into effect Tuesday, but city council members voted eight to one to put it on a 30-day moratorium. Business owners spoke out at the meeting saying the extra security […]

  • Rockingham Co. businesses and organizations step up to feed hungry seniors

    ROCKINGHAM COUNTY, N.C. — Some are stepping up to make sure seniors who get meals delivered daily don’t go hungry. In Reidsville, volunteers, businesses and local groups have been donating time and money to deliver meals through the county’s Meals on Wheels program. The program has been struggling to feed its 300 seniors after losing $20,000 in state funding earlier this year. Volunteer Margaret Griffin, who is 90, has been delivering meals for 27 years. Despite her age, she doesn’t […]

  • Salvation Army food pantry needs donations

    GREENSBORO, N.C — From vegetables to fruits and different kinds of pastas, the shelves at the Salvation Army’s food pantry on South Eugene Street are normally well-stocked, but lately many of those shelves have been pretty slim or empty. Case Manager Jamie Fuller helps take inventory of the pantry which gives away about 300 bags of food a month to families in need. During the last few months, Fuller says food has been going out faster that donations have been […]

  • New rules for used car lots in Lexington

    LEXINGTON, N.C. — This week city council members passed new rules aimed at cleaning up the look of used car parking lots throughout the city. All new used car lots will only be allowed one car per 350 square feet. New lots will also have to be paved and have landscaping. Both new and existing lots will have to keep cars at least five feet from the curb. It’s a rule city planner Josh Monk says is more about safety […]

  • Davidson County Animal Shelter turned over to nonprofit

    LEXINGTON, N.C. — County commissioners voted five to two to turn the county’s animal shelter over from the sheriff’s department to the nonprofit United Animal Coalition Tuesday night. Dozens of animal rights advocates cheered after the vote was made. Many protested the shelter’s use of gas chambers to euthanize animals and its high kill rate of 83 percent. UAC currently runs Guilford County’s animal shelter, which has had a drop in its kill rates and a jump in adoptions. From […]

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    Retired Greensboro officer, husband involved in shooting identified; husband dies of wounds

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — A retired police lieutenant shot and killed her husband inside their home on Larchmont Drive Wednesday, according to police. Brenda Johnson Bishop, 70, called 911 around 1 p.m. to report that she shot her husband, 68-year-old George David Bishop III. Bishop died hours later after being rushed to a nearby hospital. Brenda’s Facebook page shows the couple had been married for 46 years. Police say it’s the first time they’ve ever been called to the house. Some […]

  • Woman plans to turn plot of land in Rockingham Co. into RV park

    ROCKINGHAM COUNTY, N.C. — Planning and inspection officials approved a plan for a second converted travel trailer park in the county Monday night. Lisa Bowden plans on turning her two-acre plot of land in Madison, which used to be a mobile home park, into a travel trailer park. The goal is to give travelers to Rockingham County a place to stay for more than just a few days but not permanently. “I think it will be nice for people coming […]

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    Community members gather to heal after Garner, Brown decisions

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Beyond the loud cries for justice heard around the country and in Piedmont, there are small rooms and churches holding circles of prayer and conversations by community members who want their voices heard. “Nobody listens to those voices,” said Reverend Nelson Johnson, with Beloved Community Center. “It cuts into your humanity when nobody will listen to you.” From pastors to students to local activists, dozens of people gathered at Genesis Baptist Church Thursday. “All of these spaces […]

  • Local student protesters hope to turn frustration into action

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — All over the country, protestors have been marching, rallying and crying out for justice. Across the Piedmont, many were on college campuses or organized by student leaders like Andrea Picou and Emily McNair. They’re both students at UNCG and have been helping organize protests in Greensboro after officer Darren Wilson was not indicted for the shooting death of unarmed black teen Michael Brown. Despite their loud cries, both feel like their voices still aren’t being heard. “It […]

  • UNCG student helps the homeless

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — A few times a week, Melissa Donnell spends about 15 to 20 minutes unloading the back seat of her car. It’s normally packed with boxes and bags filled with the basics. “Wipes, razors, Q-tips, anything you can think that you would need on a daily basis,” Donnell, a student at UNCG, said. They all go into duffle bags called “care packs.” Since September, Donnell has delivered between 15 to 20 care packs to homeless men and women […]

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