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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
  • Graham neighbors use app to deal with snow storm

    GRAHAM, N.C. — Brian Ward lives in the Mallard Creek community in Graham, a neighborhood that got buried under seven to eight inches of snow this week. “It caused a few road hazards, a few road problems,” Ward said. But Ward and many of his neighbors were able to avoid those road problems without even going outside. “People understood that they were safe to drive at a certain point,” he said. With the click of a button, Ward and other […]

  • Winter weather causes boom in business for Piedmont auto shops

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Auto body shops across the Piedmont have seen  a huge boom in business since last week due to snow and ice-related accidents. Greensboro Body Company says cars have been piling in with fender benders to more serious damages since the first snow storm last Monday. Across town at Gate City Auto Body and Services, business has doubled within days. The company says workers have been pulling extra hours to get cars back to their owners quickly. Both […]

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    Oil truck, tractor-trailer crash on Wallburg Road in Forsyth County; injuries reported

    FORSYTH COUNTY, N.C. — Three people were involved in a crash Monday after a tractor-trailer and an oil tanker collided on Wallburg Road, shutting down traffic for about four hours. Officials say the driver of the tractor-trailer was airlifted and taken to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center after being pinned inside. There’s no word yet on the conditions of the victims. About 20 to 50 gallons of oil from the fuel truck spilled onto the road. Residents nearby say the crash happened […]

  • Community responds to help Thomasville family without heat, water

    THOMASVILLE, N.C. — A mother and her three children will have a warm place to sleep for a few nights, after going days without heat or water in their home. Annie Powell and her children will be staying in a hotel until next week. The room was paid for by a FOX8 viewer who saw her story and wanted to help. “I don’t know what to say, I’m so thankful,” Powell said. Powell lives in a mobile home which has […]

  • Welfare checks expected to jump during extreme cold

    ROCKINGHAM COUNTY, N.C. — The below freezing temperatures in the Piedmont which started Wednesday night  are causing many to check in on their family and friends to make sure they’re safe and warm. Dispatchers at the Emergency Operations Center in Wentworth are expecting three times the amount of calls for welfare checks over the next few days. Those calls range anywhere from frantic to general concern from family or friends worried about a loved one, especially a senior, who lives […]

  • Students make Valentine’s Day cards for seniors

    ROCKINGHAM COUNTY, N.C. — Ninety-one year old Jalene Smith is one of hundreds of seniors in Rockingham County receiving sweet, heartfelt messages on homemade Valentine’s Day cards written by local students. “You’re awesome,” Smith reads from her pink card and burgundy card. “You rock.” Within two weeks, students from nine Rockingham County schools made 1,000 Valentine’s Day cards for seniors in the Meals on Wheels program. Close to 70 percent of seniors in the program have lost a spouse and […]

  • Greensboro mother fights for justice for son killed in 2012

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Deborah White used to start every day the same way — at her kitchen table, having breakfast with her son Demarcus. A hot meal and conversation Deborah says her son never missed. “There was nothing my son and I couldn’t talk about,” she said. “I saw him every day sometimes two or three times a day.” It’s been two years since she’s had one of those meals with her son. Demarcus was shot and killed in 2012 […]

  • Death of Kayla Mueller hits home for local medical missionaries

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — The death of 26-year-old Kayla Mueller, an American humanitarian worker held hostage by the terror group ISIS, has hit home for some local medical missionaries just weeks away from traveling to the Philippines to help thousands of people in need. The Worlds Apart One Heart group carries medicine, supplies and other items to the Philippines once a year during two-week-long visits. The group is made up mostly of health care workers from Cone Health who say they’ve […]

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    Stokesdale woman arrested for leaving four children home alone

    ROCKINGHAM COUNTY, N.C. — A Piedmont mother is accused of leaving her four young children home alone and in unsafe, dirty conditions two different times to participate in drug activities, according to sheriff’s deputies. Tracey Ann Young, 31, of Stokesdale, is charged with eight counts of contributing to the delinquency of a child. A neighbor called sheriff’s deputies for a welfare check after noticing that the children — ranging from 4 to 12 years old — were left alone. Detectives […]

  • War Memorial Auditorium demolition to begin in the spring

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — At the end of February, city leaders will open up bids for the third time to demolish the War Memorial Auditorium and build a 300-space premium parking lot after months of delays. When the lot is complete, the VIP parking spaces will raise close to $400,000 a year. Since the auditorium closed in September, plans have been stalled along with profits that could have been made for the Greensboro Coliseum during some big-name events. With the building […]

  • NC A&T students voice concerns to state lawmakers

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Students at North Carolina A&T university are adding a new approach to the marches and demonstrations as part of the Black Lives Matter movement across the country using their cell phones. On Wednesday, the student group Bombshells in Business set up a phone bank in the cafeteria at Williams Hall where students called state lawmakers directly, voicing concerns about issues on campus and in their communities. Students called in about topics like financial aid, campus security and […]

  • High Point University grooms students for local job force

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — Along with offering full scholarships to students first in their families to go to college, a High Point University is also trying to keep those students working in their communities once they graduate. For the past four years, High Point University has offered free tuition, books and fees to students as part of its First Generation Scholarship. Students have to be a senior at a Guilford County school and live in High Point to get the […]

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