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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
  • Troopers retracing HPU student’s final steps before death

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — Troopers with North Carolina State Highway Patrol are trying to retrace the final steps of Mario Mayorga before he was killed in a fatal crash Friday morning. Troopers are still trying to piece together how Mayorga ended up walking in the middle Interstate 85 just before 1 a.m. A law enforcement source tells FOX8 that the 19-year-old was last seen being put in a cab after hanging out Thursday night in downtown Greensboro. A viewer tells […]

  • Strawberry farmers brace for potential frost

    JULIAN, N.C. — A frost advisory in the Piedmont Thursday night caused some strawberry farmers to take extra precautions in protecting their crop. Fred Greeson covered up the strawberries on his 100-acre farm in Julian to protect them from damage. He says about 50 to 60 percent of his profit comes from strawberries. He fears the unseasonably cool temps may shorten the four to six week window strawberry farmers have for picking. “If you lose a bloom, you’ve lost the berry,” […]

  • String of robberies at High Point businesses

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — About half a dozen chain restaurants and one gas station have been robbed at gunpoint since late March, according to police. The latest robbery happened early Wednesday morning at the Bojangles on Westchester Drive. Lieutenant Kevin Ray says the first robbery happened on March 29 at Arby’s on river Point Place. On April 11, Wendy’s on Eastchester Drive was robbed. April 19, McDonald’s on North Main Street April 21, Sam’s Mart (near McDonald’s) on Westchester Drive […]

  • Grease causes sewer to clog and overflow in Burlington

    BURLINGTON, N.C. — The city is working on putting together a new campaign to stop residents from pouring grease, fat and oil down drains and toilets. The campaign will include public service announcements, videos, and handing out newsletters and pamphlets at public events, educating residents on how to properly get rid of grease and oils. The idea for the campaign comes just days after 20,000 gallons of sewage overflowed from a city sewer line near Morningside Drive causing a foul […]

  • Partnership allows people to move from the shelter to apartments

    BURLINGTON, N.C. — The shelter at Allied Churches of Alamance County, the United Way, and local property owners have formed a new partnership to help residents staying in the shelter find brand new apartments at 30 to 40 percent discounts. Three families have moved in to Oak Point apartments since last week. The shelter’s executive director Kim Crawford says the goal of the partnership is help make that transition smoother and more affordable. To qualify, residents have to have a […]

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    Thomasville police investigate three cases of indecent exposure

    THOMASVILLE, N.C. — Police are investigating three cases of indecent exposure, at least two of which involved a man who allegedly exposed himself to a minor. Thomasville police said three cases have recently been reported. Police said the first was reported March 24 and involved a man exposing himself to a minor in the area of Unity and Griffith streets. Police said the suspect was seen driving a faded dark Honda car with scratches west on National Hwy. from Unity St. […]

  • Suspect in fatal Wayne Community College shooting wrestled from courtroom after outburst

    GOLDSBORO, N.C. — Kenneth Morgan Stancil III tried to wrestle with court officers as they rushed him out of a Goldsboro courtroom Thursday. Stancil yelled and cursed at Superior Court Judge Arnold O. Jones and was thrown out of the courtroom. The 20-year-old is charged with first-degree murder for the shooting death of 44-year-old Ron Lane at Wayne Community College Monday morning. Lane was Stancil’s former boss at a campus print shop. According to a jail transcript, Stancil says he […]

  • Geese covered in oil caused by spill in Greensboro

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — At least seven Canada geese from a retention pond near Bridford Parkway were found soaked in dark, greasy motor oil Wednesday, according to firefighters. Piedmont Wildlife rehabbers combed the area, trying to rescue geese so they could be cleaned and examined in Charlotte. Only three were captured. Firefighters don’t know how the oil was got into the pond and say the spill is under investigation. Environmental crews hired by Guilford County will continue to pump oil out […]

  • Cleaning up litter along roadways in Davidson County

    DAVIDSON COUNTY, N.C — From beer bottles to plastic bags and even furniture, Davidson County Commissioners say roadways are getting filled with litter. County Commissioners discussed ways to keep roads clear at Tuesday’s meeting. Possible solutions include getting more residents involved in adopt-a-highway programs, volunteer cleanup sweeps or making people who litter pay a fine. Commissioner Todd Yates says trash normally gets picked up by prison inmates as part of a highway cleanup program. But things slowed down after the […]

  • Impact of police body cameras in Winston-Salem

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — All across the country and the state, law enforcement has been stepping up their efforts to buy body cameras in response to recent police shootings. In Winston-Salem, police say they’ve been leading that effort with more than 340 cameras currently being worn. Police met with the city’s public safety committee Monday night to give an update on how the cameras’ effectiveness. So far, police say the cameras have been helpful in keeping situations from escalating with both […]

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    Shots fired, 3 injured behind Greensboro business

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Police and EMS responded to a report of multiple gunshots fired at a Greensboro business Friday afternoon. The incident happened at about 4:30 p.m. behind American Furniture Warehouse on High Point Road, according to Greensboro police. “Somebody had came up through the back and had been shot in the hand, he said, and his hands were bleeding,” said Bill Cook, owner of Tri-City Transmissions, beside of American Furniture Warehouse. Moments later, he saw a second victim. “He had […]

  • Reidsville hunting store helping father with ALS

    REIDSVILLE, N.C. — A local hunting store is helping a father diagnosed with a crippling disease. Derrick Atkins is an avid hunter but was diagnosed with ALS in 2013. “My legs, as long as I stand on them, they get really weak, really bad cramps, muscle spasms,” Atkins said. Since then the father of three has been out of work and on disability, and says it’s been hard to make ends meet. To help out, Jeff Morgan, the owner of […]

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