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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.

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Recent Articles
  • High costs cause change in plans for new Davie County High School

    DAVIE COUNTY, N.C. — Unexpected high costs for construction bids on the new Davie County High School have caused administrators to make changes and scale back plans on the 335,000 square foot project. Superintendent Dr. Darrin Hartness says construction bids came in $11 million over budget. Last week, the school district awarded a $52.6 million contract to New Atlantic Contracting for the school’s construction. But Hartness says that agreement was reached after the school board and staff made cuts to […]

  • Greensboro school employee stops girl from choking

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Kaliyah Rutledge remembers how scared she was when she realized she could barely breathe. “I was panicking,” the 10-year-old girl said. A piece of cheese got stuck in her throat while eating lunch in the library at Bessemer Elementary School on Monday. “It felt like I had a big rock in my throat,” said the fourth grader. She tried to get it out. “I had pushed, kicked the chair back a little bit and then I had […]

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    How to spot a phony cancer charity

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — For the past 15 years, Troy Thee has dedicated his life to one cause. “We are going to find a cure for cancer,” said Thee, director of estate and asset services for the American Cancer Society. “We are going to eliminate cancer as a major health problem.” Thee says 100 percent of donations come from the public and go toward programs to help find a cure. “I always tell people, ‘Please do research on those organizations and […]

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    Man helps create new sports teams for Burlington students

    BURLINGTON, N.C. — A retired little league coach is helping dozens of students from Eastlawn Elementary school play baseball for free. David Vaughn created three baseball teams after realizing the school didn’t have any team sports. Vaughn said many of the parents were also struggling financially and wouldn’t be able to afford the registration fees and uniform costs for their children to play. “It can be pretty expensive with uniforms and registration, it’s probably over $100 a kid. That’s tough […]

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    Flag flying at half-staff to honor officers stolen from Gibsonville Police Department

    GIBSONVILLE, N.C. — An American flag flying at half-staff in honor of National Peace Officer Memorial Day was stolen from the Gibsonville Police Department Friday morning. Police said in a Facebook post the theft happened at about 11 a.m. “Today is National Peace Officer Memorial Day and the flag was flying at half-staff in honor of those officers who made the ultimate sacrifice,” police said. Police Chief Ron Parrish calls the act “a sign of disrespect.” “That is a slap […]

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    Bowman Gray community helps baby in need of heart transplant

    WINSTON-SALEM–For the past month, Chase and April Alexander have been praying for a miracle. “It’s just the waiting, you wait every day, and every night until you get that call,” said Chase Alexander. “Every day you’re just wondering if you’ll get a heart.” Their 1-month-old son Declan was born with hypoplastic left heart syndrome. “There’s no blood flow on the left side of the heart at all,” Chase Alexander said. It’s a condition doctors at Duke Hospital say baby Declan will […]

  • GPS tracking for domestic violence offenders

    FORSYTH COUNTY, N.C. — Some Forsyth County lawmakers are pushing for House Bill 740 which would require domestic violence offenders to wear GPS tracking devices in the form of an ankle bracelet. The bill would set up a pilot program, allowing judges to order convicted offenders to wear the monitoring. The Randolph County Sheriff’s Office has been using a similar program since 2008, according to Lt. Thomas McIver. The Sheriff’s Office has a dozen GPS ankle bracelets that are only used when […]

  • Forsyth County Commissioners vote against Family Dollar rezoning in Rural Hall

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Dozens of homeowners from Rural Hall stood together before county commissioners Monday night to say no to a Family Dollar store in their neighborhood. County commissioners voted 6 to 1 against rezoning the 1.2-acre lot which was supposed to sit on the corner of Bethania-Rural Hall Road and Angus Street — a mostly residential area. “How many of you would like to have this store next to your house?” resident Shirley Shelton asked commissioners at the meeting. […]

  • Summer Night Lights keeps teens busy during the summer in Greensboro

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — From basketball to soccer to a live DJ spinning hours of the latest music, dozens of teens poured into the city’s Sportsplex Friday for a night of fun. Teens got a sneak peek of the activities the city will be offering as part of Summer Night Lights — a program, now in its third year, geared towards giving teens positive things to do and places to go on summer weekends. “Opportunities for kids to volunteer, programs and activities for […]

  • Funds running low for spay and neuter program

    DAVIDSON COUNTY, N.C. — Since the fall, the Humane Society of Davidson County has had double the amount of people signing up for its transport spay and neuter program, which helps low-income families with spay and neuter costs. The increase comes just after state reimbursement for the program was slashed by about 75 percent. The program pays 100 percent of spay and neuter costs for people who qualify for a state program. With more people signing up, the Humane Society […]

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    Person struck, killed by train in Mebane identified

    MEBANE, N.C — Police are investigating a fatal train crash that killed a 65-year-old man Wednesday afternoon. Charlie Johnson, known to neighbors as “Cheeda,” was trying to cross the railroad tracks near South First Street and U.S. 70 when he was hit and killed by an Amtrak train at about 2:15 p.m. There were 58 passengers on the train at the time of the crash. No one onboard was injured. The crash shut down the railroad for about three hours […]

  • Randolph County sheriff’s deputy surprises girl with new headphones

    RANDOLPH COUNTY, N.C. — Ashely Figueroa got a surprise pair of Beats Solo headphones last week Friday. They’re the same kind of headphones thieves stole from her home in Sophia last month along with thousands of dollars’ worth of electronics. “I would go to school and see kids with Beats, and I’d come home and be sad still,” Figueroa said. She was so upset Deputy Jody Cheek raised the money to buy her a new pair. “You hear an 11-year-old […]


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