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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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    Large drug bust in Davidson County, $2 million worth of cocaine seized

    DAVIDSON COUNTY, N.C. — Four men were arrested after officials seized close to $2 million in cocaine along with guns and cash from a Davidson County home. The suspects have been identified as Juan Carlos Miramontes Martinez, 49, of Lexington; Franco Antonio Bonfil, 30, of Raeford; Ramon Hugo Gonzales, 38, of Lexington and Jorge Martinez Sandoval, 24, of Lexington. The suspects have all been charged with conspiring to traffic cocaine. Sandoval was also charged with possession with intent to sell […]

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    New Lexington ordinance will require businesses’ front doors to face main road

    LEXINGTON, N.C. — City officials are working on a new ordinance which will soon require the front entrance of newly-constructed businesses to face main roads. Officials say the store fronts of several businesses now face side streets, causing blank, empty walls along major roads. “We’re wanting to promote more of a downtown feel,” said City Planner Josh Monk. Monk says the goal is to improve the city’s appearance and give Lexington a more urban feel. “It encourages people to park […]

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    Man shot dead in Burlington City Park

    BURLINGTON, N.C. — Police are investigating the shooting death of 21-year-old Tony Daye Jr. who was found shot several times near a bathroom at Burlington City Park Monday night. Daye was shot in the chest and legs and later died from his injuries, according to police. Some residents who live near the park heard the gunshots. “I heard, I think it was like, two shots at first then a short pause,” said Rick, who lives across the street from the park. […]

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    ‘You can see this from blocks away’: Reidsville police cars get new lights

    REIDSVILLE, N.C. — Even in a marked car and while in uniform, Captain Brian Oakley with Reidsville Police Department says sometimes residents still don’t notice him or other officers while doing patrols. “The community is saying, ‘We’re not seeing police officers. I know you’re not coming through our neighborhoods,’” Oakley said. But he’s hoping the blue light on top of their squad cars will soon help officers become more visible, even from far away. “You can see this from blocks […]

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    Coyote concerns in Davidson County community

    WELCOME, N.C. — Joanie Williams hasn’t seen them but over the past few weeks, she’s heard coyotes howling in her back yard. She lives on Old US Highway 52, an area where some residents say coyotes have been creeping around their homes. Williams says her roosters won’t even sleep in the barn anymore. Instead, they sleep on the porch. “They’re afraid,” she said. It’s something they started doing a few weeks ago after they were attacked. “We found blood on […]

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    Local farmers concerned after recent heavy rains

    BROWNS SUMMIT, N.C. — For tobacco farmers like Ryan Lambeth, heavy rain over the past two weeks has caused over saturation in his fields. He manages a tobacco farm in Browns Summit. About one-fourth of it is under pools of standing water. He says the rest of the four-acre farm hasn’t been touched in weeks due to non-stop rain. “We haven’t been through it one time cultivating it,” Lambeth said. “We haven’t been through it one time putting fertilizer through […]

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    FOX8 House Call segment helps family save sick father

    ARCHDALE, N.C. — Gerald DeHart is happy to be back home with his wife Charlotte and son Jerry. “I feel better today than I have in over a week,” DeHart said. He almost feels back to normal after nearly a week in the hospital. “For a day and a half, I was out of it,” he said. “I didn’t even know where I was at.” Last week Wednesday, Charlotte noticed something wrong her husband. “He didn’t look right,” Charlotte said. […]

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    Cyclists gather for Greensboro’s 10th annual Ride of Silence

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Dozens of cyclists peddled hard for more than six miles Wednesday in Greensboro’s 10th annual Ride of Silence, a memorial for cyclists who’ve died or have been hurt doing the sport they love. It’s a ride Barry Anderson is grateful to be part of after a close call of his own. “I love to ride,” Anderson said. “First time in my life I ever thought about laying the bike down.” In October 2014, Anderson was riding down […]

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    Burlington prepares for new transit system

    BURLINGTON, N.C. — The City of Burlington is just weeks away from launching its first city-run public transportation system. This week the city has taken several steps to get ready for the launch of Link Transit. About a dozen bus drivers will be in training until June 3. Drivers are learning how to operate the buses and how to navigate the five routes that make up the new system. The system will be operated by Maryland-based company Transdev Systems, according […]

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    Greensboro War Memorial Commission asks McCrory to reverse support of ‘economically harmful’ HB2

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — The Greensboro War Memorial Commission, the advisory board to the Greensboro Coliseum Complex, wrote a letter to Gov. Pat McCrory asking him to reverse his support of House Bill 2. At the request of Ted Oliver, the chairman of the commission, Greensboro Coliseum Complex Public Relations Manager Andrew Brown emailed the letter out to the media on Monday afternoon. The letter was dated May 12. “The Greensboro Coliseum Complex and the City of Greensboro are experiencing economic […]

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    Parents concerned about overcrowding in Page High School cafeteria

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Some parents and alumni of Page High School say they want the Board of Education to allocate more funding to the school to deal with a number of issues caused by overcrowding. Richard Beard, whose daughter is a senior at the school, says the biggest problem is overcrowding in the school’s cafeteria where students often can’t find a seat. “They’re sitting on the floor of the hallway,” Beard said. Beard is one of several parents and alumni […]

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    Need for foster parents in Rockingham County

    ROCKINGHAM COUNTY, N.C. —  The Department of Social Services’ foster care unit is stepping up its efforts to recruit foster parents that live within the county. Officials say placing children in foster homes outside the county in cities like Charlotte or Durham is starting to take a big hit on their resources. Right now, 165 children in the county are in foster care but only 45 foster parents live in the county. Social worker Tierra Ross usually spends half of […]

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