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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
  • Dog finds new home at Burlington water treatment plant

    BURLINGTON, N.C. — Six-month-old Tux Mackintosh is happy to be in his new home. He has all the space he needs to run around now that he lives at Burlington’s water treatment plant where the Australian Shepherd mix is getting a lot of love. Workers at the plant adopted Tux last week from the city’s animal shelter. He’s quickly become part of the family and a good guard dog against dozens of geese that have been causing big problems at […]

  • High Point police cracking down on youth vandalism

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — Police will be stepping up patrols this weekend to stop a disturbing trend of car vandalism and other crimes caused by groups of juveniles and teens on weekends. Police and representatives from businesses on North Main Street met Thursday after months of complaints of teens jumping on cars at different businesses, causing thousands of dollars’ worth of damage. Besides increased patrols, businesses will also start a new policy where juveniles have to be accompanied by a parent […]

  • High Point residents start petition to prevent speeding on Johnson Street

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — Residents on Johnson Street say speeding is a big problem throughout their neighborhood and are petitioning for the city to change the street from a high-traffic, collector road to a residential street. Some residents say there have been at least a dozen car accidents along Johnson Street in the past year. The most recent was on Sunday when a car crashed into the front yard of a home on Louise Avenue and Johnson Street. No one […]

  • Group wants help from City of High Point to fight hunger

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — According to the USDA, High Point has seven food deserts — areas where it’s hard to find affordable, fresh food. “Their only option is getting a bag of chips at the convenient store,” said Ross Lackey, owner of Kapuka Farms in High Point. This week Lackey and other members of the Greater High Point Food Alliance and the group People are the Point spoke out to city leaders, asking for changes in city ordinances to make […]

  • Winston-Salem officer under investigation after 'First Amendment Audit' video posted online

    Winston-Salem officer under investigation after confrontation with man shooting video

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Winston-Salem police are investigating an encounter between an officer and a man who was shooting video at the police department’s building. The video was posted to YouTube on Sunday. Police say the video was taped by a citizen, Richard Goins, and was a part of the national trend called “First Amendment Audit.” Winston-Salem police described the First Amendment Audit as “a trend where citizens attract the attention of law enforcement or military security personnel to determine if those security […]

  • Thomasville mother assaulted at High Point putt putt business

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — From setting a curfew to stepping up police patrols, one Thomasville woman wants justice after being assaulted by a group of teens in High Point last week. Dana Smith, 37, says she was beaten by a group of more than a dozen teens, ranging from age 13 to 17, in the parking lot of the Putt Putt Fun Center on North Main Street last Saturday. Smith says two of the teens were jumping on the hood […]

  • Police see drop in heroin deaths, overdoses in the Piedmont

    HIIGH POINT, N.C. — The Drug Enforcement Administration is calling a nationwide spike in heroin-related deaths and overdoses a threat to public health and safety. This comes after police all across the Piedmont have been stepping up their efforts to fight the growing problem. Police say the most recent death came on Sunday where a woman was found dead behind a building on Fairfield Road, likely from a heroin overdose. High Point police say there’s still a lot of work […]

  • Rockingham commissioners say public image was reason to vote out Mabe as chair

    ROCKINGHAM COUNTY, N.C. — Rockingham County commissioners say restoring public image was the reason behind their decision to vote out Commissioner Keith Mabe as chairman Monday night. The vote comes after Mabe was arrested and charged with a DWI in December. His legal problems worsened last week when the district attorney accused Mabe of using Valium and other controlled substances the night of his arrest. The board’s new chairman Mark Richardson says residents had spoken out about the county’s lack […]

  • Cracking down on food stamp trafficking in Rockingham County

    ROCKINGHAM COUNTY, N.C. — Rockingham County’s Program Integrity Unit is trying to crack down on food stamp trafficking, meaning food stamps are sold for money or to buy non-food items. Investigators in the unit say about one-third of their calls are of reports of people who misuse food stamps. “They tell you, ‘I will purchase your groceries with my EBT card’ and say for instance your groceries are $200, ‘You only have to give me $100 cash,’” said Wendy Yates, an […]

  • Alamance-Burlington students may see higher lunch prices

    ALAMANCE COUNTY, N.C. — Students in the Alamance-Burlington school system may soon have to pay an extra 10 cents for school lunches, raising the price to $2.40. The change would only affect students who don’t get free or reduced-price lunches. It’s a possible increase some parents say may hurt. “Lunches are expensive for some families out there, a middle income family, you know it’s hard if they’ve got a couple of kids in school,” said parent Todd Woodward. “I pay […]

  • Program at UNCG helping student athletes after college

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — As thousands of basketball fans pack Greensboro Coliseum for this year’s ACC tournament, student athletes take center stage. It’s a life Stephanie Barrett lived for three years while in college. “From running to lifting to conditioning to skills practice, there was always something on the calendar,” Barrett said. She played Division 1 and Division 3 softball. A sport she picked up when she was eight. “It was very busy, very hectic and not a lot of down […]

  • Davidson County food pantries getting anonymous donations

    DAVIDSON COUNTY, N.C. — From finding a bag of pasta to a can of vegetables, fixing boxes of food for the hungry has gotten a lot easier at Fairgrove Family Resource Center in Thomasville. The nonprofit whose food pantry serves about 1,000 people a month now has more space and order, thanks to about a dozen brand new shelves that the center got for free from an anonymous donor. “We have no idea who did this,” said Terri Fisher, executive […]

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