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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.

Feel free to send her news tips or story ideas at

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    Toddler critically injured in Walkertown crash; unidentified left-of-center driver blamed

    WALKERTOWN, N.C. — Chris Leupold calls his 16-month-old grandson Mason “papa’s angel.” “When he walks in a room, he just has a big smile,” Leupold said. Leupold and his family are praying that they will see that smile again as Mason lies in critical condition at Brenner Children’s Hospital after a tree landed on the family’s truck Sunday, crushing around the toddler. He’s suffering from head injuries and loss of oxygen. “We don’t know what to do,” Leupold said. “We […]

  • McMichael football team tries to boost morale after back-to-back terrible seasons

    MAYODAN, N.C. – Coach Matt Stack wants this season to be different than last year’s for the Fighting Phoenix Football team at Dalton L. McMichael High School. “I’m hoping this is the season we see a lot of changing,” Stack said, who is starting his first year with the team this season. Last year, the Fighting Phoenix went 1 and 10. The year before that, they went 0 and 11. “They’ve never won a championship here,” Stack said. Back to […]

  • Hundreds sign up for free dental clinic in Greensboro

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Hundreds of people camped outside the Greensboro Coliseum Thursday to register early for a free two-day dental clinic. The North Carolina Missions of Mercy is hosting its annual dental clinic on Friday and Saturday. Organizers expect to serve about 1,000 people, many who will be able to get thousands of dollars’ worth of dental work for free. Patients will be able to get fillings, extractions, and lots of other dental work which many people say they can’t […]

  • Vigils held to remember slain Virginia journalists

    MONETA, Va. — Communities across Virginia are paying tribute to the victims of a deadly shooting Wednesday morning which killed a television news reporter, a photographer, and a local official. Prayer vigils and memorials were held to honor the lives of Alison Parker and Adam Ward, who were both employees at WDBJ in Roanoke. About 50 people gathered for a candlelight vigil in the Westlake community, four miles from where Parker and Ward were shot and killed during a live […]

  • Rescue squads stressing safety on Dan River

    ROCKINGHAM COUNTY, N.C. — Local rescue squads are working with outfitters to try to keep people safe while on the Dan River. The Madison-Rockingham Rescue Squad gets updates on emergency plans, safety policies and, where outfitters drop off and pick up customers along the river. This year, the Madison-Rockingham rescue squad has made six water rescues. Two of those have been made within the last two weeks, according to Captain Matt Hall. Experts say many of the accidents happen because […]

  • High Point businesses on Washington Street vandalized

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — When Charity Jackson showed up to work Tuesday morning, she thought someone had broken into her coffee shop on Washington Street. “I looked around the store to see if I had anything missing,” Jackson said, who owns Cre8tive Niche coffee shop. Nothing was gone except her peace of mind. Vandals shot BB guns and paintballs at her business and the barber shop next door. Jackson’s brand new glass door was a target. She’ll now have to […]

  • Clinics busy with back-to-school rush

    ROCKINGHAM COUNTY, N.C. — Parents have been pouring into Rockingham County’s Division of Public Health for weeks to make sure their children have mandatory back-to-school immunizations. “If they fail to get the vaccines that are mandated by law within 30 days, the child or children will be suspended,” said Jennifer Love, an immunization coordinator for the division. New immunization laws have gone into effect across the state. Children starting kindergarten must now have a fourth dose of the polio vaccine […]

  • Construction starts on major distribution site in Alamance County

    ALAMANCE COUNTY, N.C. — Construction started this week on the distribution center for the German grocery store LIDL, expected to bring hundreds of jobs to Alamance County. The distribution center is expected to bring about 200 jobs to the area. The project is part of a joint effort between Mebane, Graham and Alamance County to create the NC Commerce Park — a business park being built on a 1,200-acre lot. Along with LIDL, construction has also started on the new […]

  • Avoiding back pain caused by heavy backpacks

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — This school year, experts are trying to make parents and students aware of a problem that often goes unnoticed — back pain caused by overweight backpacks. Alexis Wright Ph.D. says heavy backpacks can have damaging effects on a person’s neck, spine and other areas. Wright is an assistant professor of physical therapy at High Point University. For the past year, she’s used YouTube and other platforms to educate the public about the dangers backpacks can cause […]

  • Rockingham County residents ask Commissioner Mabe to step down

    ROCKINGHAM COUNTY, N.C. — Rockingham County residents spoke out at the county commissioners meeting Monday, demanding that Commissioner Keith Mabe step down. “Stand up and be the man you need to be and give up your position,” said resident Kelly Lawson. It was the first time residents came face to face with Mabe since he was charged with a DWI in July, his second charge of drunk driving in less than a year. Many are calling the charges an embarrassment […]

  • $10,000 worth of equipment stolen from Rockingham County rock band

    EDEN, N.C. – A local rock band says thieves stole their trailer which was loaded with about $10,000 worth of equipment. It had been parked for weeks until band members showed up for practice Tuesday and noticed it wasn’t there. Michael Wilson plays guitar for the band named Blacktooth Grinn. Although officials don’t have any leads, Wilson thinks whoever did this was someone they know. “Someone knew what time to come,” he said. “Someone knew where it was sitting, how […]

  • Greensboro BBB warns of survey scams

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Experts say they’re seeing a rise in the number of people falling for “survey scams.” Survey scams are when a company calls asking someone to take a brief survey in exchange for money or a prize, but first that person has to hand over bank information. Kevin Hinterberger with the Better Business Bureau of Central North Carolina says handing over that information can lead to money being taken from a person’s account or being signed up for […]


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