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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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    RANDOLPH COUNTY, N.C. — For boutique owner Brandi Crumley, business at her store Ennobra Bloom in Asheboro is good. She expanded last year, moving her store into a 2,400 square foot space which is double the size of her first store. “Expand our brand expand, what we provide for our customers,” Crumley said. John Revell, chairman of the Asheboro/Randolph Chamber of Commerce, says Crumley’s business is one of many adding to the county’s surge in retail sales. “You’ve got expansion […]

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    High Point police, community come together to curb spike in violent crime

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — Police and community members reached out to residents in the Daniel Brooks neighborhood Thursday, updating them about the investigation into the death of 26-year-old David Gainey, who was shot and killed Feb. 8. High Point police arrested Shacoby, Danlonta and Shalla Lindsey in connection to the shooting. Police and members of High Point Community Against Violence want residents to know they’re working hard to curb a recent string of violence. “We’re concerned about all the homicides […]

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    Randolph County Sheriff’s Office launches new crime task force

    RANDOLPH COUNTY, N.C. — Randolph County sheriff’s deputies are checking licenses, registration, clocking speed of drivers and talking with residents in different areas every day as part of a new task force called the “Crime Suppression Unit.” Each day, the task force, made up of four deputies, go to areas where there has been a recent string of crimes like break-ins. Deputies run checks on who’s coming and going. “We’re just trying to put our resources where they can be […]

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    Push to get Surry County probation officers Narcan training

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    Credible threats made against Danville police officers

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    Thousands come to Greensboro Coliseum to see Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — It’s the end of an era. Thousands of people poured into Greensboro Coliseum Wednesday night to see one of Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey’s final shows. “We’re kind of sad,” said Misty Causey, who brings her family to the circus every year. “We’ve been coming as a family tradition for years.” “After this, is no more circus,” said Renee Bailey. For people like Paul Hunt, seeing Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus brings back childhood […]

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    Upgrades for Burlington parks, community centers

    BURLINGTON, N.C. — From an upgraded basketball court to a new walking trail, North Park in Burlington has come a long way. “We were able to pinpoint some areas that needed some improvement,” said Recreation Superintendent Lisa Wolff. The first phase of renovations on the park is almost done. “We’re ahead of schedule,” Wolff said. “We’re ready to roll everything out in the spring.” Last year, the city approved a plan to spend half a million dollars upgrading the park. […]

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    Funding concerns for Davidson County Transportation

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    String of business break-ins in High Point

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — Dr. Ed Martin’s dental office on Phillips Avenue is one of 16 businesses targeted in a string of recent break-ins, police say. “They came in and out through the window,” Martin said. He found the front window to his office shattered early Wednesday morning. “They threw a rock about this big through the window,” Martin said, using his hands to gesture. Luckily, Martin says nothing was stolen. “I guess I was one of the lucky ones,” […]

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    Local woman loses 140 pounds, starts fitness program

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — Every day for at least 30 minutes, Monica McConico is out getting exercise. “Wherever there’s concrete, that’s where you’re going to find me,” McConico said. “I walk, that’s what I do.” It became part of her routine after a scary trip to the doctor in 2013. “I was diagnosed with high blood pressure,” she said. Back then, McConico weighed 335 pounds. “I’ve always been bigger,” she said. “As long as I can remember, I’ve been plus-sized.” […]

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