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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.


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    SURRY COUNTY, N.C. — Emergency Management Services Director John Shelton says, now more than ever, he wants his workers to think about safety every time they’re in the field. After recent shootings of police officers in Dallas and Baton Rouge, Shelton says the department will be making some changes to protect EMS workers that often accompany police at dangerous scenes. “We’ve all got to train more,” Shelton said. “We’ve all got to be more alert. We’ve all got to be […]

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    Forum on police and community relations in Greensboro

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — More than 100 people poured into New Jerusalem Cathedral Wednesday, looking for answers and healing after recent police shootings and the shootings of officers. “We have to find a solution to the problem,” said Dr. Kevin Williams, senior pastor of the church. Williams organized the event and says the goal is to come up with concrete ideas and not just talk. “How do we fix it?” he asked. Greensboro police, city council members, local pastors, county commissioners […]

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    Randolph County veteran fighting to get money back after debit account hacked

    RANDOLPH COUNTY, N.C. — John Ammons is fighting to get back nearly $1,000 stolen from his Social Security debit account. “I been robbed basically that’s what it was,” Ammons said. The 69-year-old lives on a fixed income and depends on the monthly payment. “Now, I have to take it out of my savings to get groceries until we get it straightened out,” he said. His granddaughter April Hernandez manages the account and uses it to buy groceries for her grandparents. […]

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    Burlington Animal Services gets in on Pokemon Go craze to help dogs get adopted

    BURLINGTON, N.C. — Officials with Burlington Animal Services have joined the nationwide Pokemon Go craze, where players use their phones to capture, battle and train Pokemon. The game has inspired animal shelter director Jess Arias to try something new to get more animals adopted. “What better way to find Pokemon then when you’ve got a Pokemon-sniffing adoptable dog by your side?” Arias said. Inspired by the game which causes its players to move around to different locations, the shelter is […]

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    No early-voting poll site on WSSU campus, Forsyth County elections board votes

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Students, residents and educators sounded off at members of the Forsyth County Board of Elections during a meeting Friday. The board voted 2 to 1 to approve 15 early voting poll sites for November’s general election. The Anderson Center at Winston-Salem State University was not on the list, upsetting many who say the site was easy for students and those who use public transportation to get to. “Shame on them,” said Eric Ellison, chairman of the Forsyth […]

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    Storm in Elkin causes damage, car wrecks

    ELKIN, N.C. — Surry County Emergency Services officials say straight line winds ripped through the city Thursday afternoon, causing down trees, power lines, and lots of damage. Strong winds tore the roofs off of several buildings including the old bottling plant on South Bridge Street. Between 160 and 200 people lost power, according to Surry County EMS director John Shelton. The storm also caused three car accidents and shut down parts of South Bridge Street for hours. One person had […]

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    Businesses booming in Lexington’s Uptown district

    LEXINGTON, N.C. — Within the past six months, about half a dozen new small businesses have opened in Lexington’s Uptown district. “We’re seeing a lot of entrepreneurs taking an investment in Lexington,” said Mayor Newell Clark. From a wine bar to a new fitness center and several new restaurants, Clark says businesses are booming, helping expand options in the city to more than just barbecue. “When you come to visit and all there is is barbecue, you eat and leave, […]

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    Shots fired into residences during shootout at Burlington apartment complex

    BURLINGTON, N.C. — Lee Gatewood lives at one of two apartments sprayed by bullets during a shootout in the parking lot of Oak Pointe Apartments Tuesday afternoon. Burlington police say at least two to three people starting shooting at each other just before 2 p.m. Luckily, Gatewood wasn’t home at the time. “They just messed my door up real bad and as you can tell, I’ve got one at the side of my railing right there,” Gatewood said, pointing at […]

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    High Point working to clean up abandoned homes

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — The city is moving forward with its plan to clean up blighted areas which are usually homes that have been left abandoned and are now boarded up, have overgrown grass, or worse. “Roof falling in, porches falling off, that kind of stuff,” said Michael McNair, director of community development and housing. Currently, the city has about 240 cases against properties considered to be substandard, according to McNair. Within the next few weeks, the city will be […]

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    March against recent police shootings planned for Saturday in Greensboro

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — At least 50 people are expected to gather outside the International Civil Rights Museum Saturday for a march against recent police shootings. Organizers stress that the “Peaceful but Real” march will be peaceful in the wake of Thursday’s ambush on Dallas police officers. The protest is mainly being organized by college students and will begin at the Civil Rights Museum and stop at the jail. Greensboro police say they will have extra officers out to keep protesters safe […]

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    Protesters gather in downtown Greensboro after shootings in Louisiana, Minnesota

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Protesters rallied in several areas throughout the city Thursday in response to two officer-involved shootings this week. Protests began in the afternoon outside the courthouse downtown and outside Grasshopper Stadium after 9 p.m. At least 50 protesters held signs and chanted “no justice, no peace.” At times, protesters laid down in the street. Many said watching images of the police shootings of Alton Sterling in Louisiana and Philando Castile in Minnesota caused them to move to action. “A […]

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    Local teens called heroes after rescuing man who had seizure in pool

    BROWNS SUMMIT, N.C. – What started off as a normal day by the pool Tuesday quickly took a turn for the worse. Seventeen-year-old Trevor Robertson and 14-year-old Cory Jaskolski noticed a man’s body at the bottom of their neighborhood pool in Browns Summit around 6 p.m. Tuesday. Jaskolski dove in first to see if the victim was alive. “Right when I poked him I was so scared,” Jaskolski said. “I couldn’t get him to move. He was too heavy for […]

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