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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

Recent Articles
  • Proposal to start curbside recycling in Rockingham County

    ROCKINGHAM COUNTY, N.C. — Most people around the Piedmont who recycle can easily put their items in a bin and leave it on the curb for pick up. But for thousands of people in Rockingham County, that’s not an option. But a new push to add curbside recycling to areas outside city limits may soon change that. Curbside recycling is only offered in Madison and Stoneville, according to Ronnie Tate, director of engineering for the county. Tate says glass, aluminum […]

  • Program helps moms and kids get healthier

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — Sasha Kimber has been exercising and eating healthy for the last six weeks. “Instead of frying my foods, I bake my foods now,” said Kimber, a mother of two. So far, that discipline has been paying off. She’s already lost seven pounds. Kimber is one of several High Point moms getting fit through the women’s wellness program by the nonprofit D-UP. Each mom has a child in the nonprofit’s nutritional summer day camp known as the […]

  • Local Special Olympian now allowed to walk in opening ceremonies

    Athletes from all over the world are less than 24 hours away from the kickoff to this year’s Special Olympics World Games. It’s a competition Allen and Linda Douglas say has already been an uphill battle for their daughter Allison. “It’s been pretty emotional,” Linda said. “It’s been a roller-coaster of emotions.” This week Allen and Linda have been fighting against what they say has been discrimination. On Saturday, the family was told by officials with Special Olympics USA that […]

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    Officer-involved shooting with barricaded suspect in Stokes County; suspect dead

    PINNACLE, N.C. — An armed robbery suspect was shot and killed by a Stokes County deputy on Friday evening. The suspect allegedly committed an armed robbery at Shear Country Hair & Tanning, located at 2792 North Old 52 Road in Pinnacle at about 5 p.m. The salon owner’s husband was stabbed in the incident, according to the sheriff’s office. He was taken to a Winston-Salem hospital and his condition has not been disclosed. The suspect then fled to a nearby home and barricaded […]

  • Rockingham County paramedic killed in January remembered

    ROCKINGHAM COUNTY, N.C. — It’s been six months since Capt. William McKinney Jr., known to many as “Billy,” died while helping others. McKinney was a paramedic with Rockingham County EMS for 19 years. But months after his death, his life and service are still being honored through memorials and tributes to his family. McKinney’s family got a plaque from the North Carolina Military Order of the Purple Heart USA on Wednesday. The memorial is given to EMS workers and other public […]

  • Parents claim Piedmont Special Olympian being treated unfairly

    DAVIDSON COUNTY, N.C. — Thousands of athletes from all over the world are pouring into Los Angeles this week for this year’s Special Olympics World Games. It’s an event that has lost some of its excitement for Allen and Linda Douglas, who feel they’re daughter is being treated unfairly. Allen and Linda say they were told by officials with Special Olympics USA that their 25-year-old daughter Allison could not march in opening ceremonies, go to training camp or stay in […]

  • High Point City Council to consider tethering ordinance

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — Animal rights advocates are one step closer to getting dogs unchained and untethered in High Point. On Monday, city council members voted to consider adopting Guilford County’s tethering ordinance. The ordinance states that dog handlers cannot tether or chain their dogs outdoors without supervision. Chains, cables, wires or leashes can’t be used to tie a dog to a tree or any other object. It’s a practice animal advocates like Summer Connor say can make dogs more […]

  • Bikers across the Piedmont in shock after fatal crash in Guilford County

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Bikers across the Piedmont are in shock over the fatal crash which killed one motorcyclist and seriously hurt five others on Interstate 85 in Greensboro Friday morning. Troopers with N.C. State Highway Patrol say the bikers were parked on the side of the road along I-85 when a tractor-trailer hit them. Troopers believe the truck driver fell asleep behind the wheel but kept going for another half a mile until he got a flat tire. Biker Angus […]

  • Winston-Salem family deals with flooding issues

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – From front yards, to driveways, and other areas around their homes, residents in one Winston-Salem community say clogged drains are caused flooding and water backups on their properties whenever it rains. Giorgio Hiatt lives on Westover Avenue. He says even with about half a dozen storm drains outside his home, water still backs up, flooding his front yard, driveway, and the street. Charley Morton with the city’s storm water division says clogged drains are likely caused by […]

  • Man accused of kidnapping, beating girlfriend in Surry County

    SURRY COUNTY, N.C — A local woman was beaten, kidnapped and nearly set on fire during three days of torture by her boyfriend, according to Surry County sheriff’s deputies. Officials say 43-year-old Michael Key is charged with second-degree kidnapping, assault with a deadly weapon and other charges after abusing his girlfriend from July 2 through July 5. Key doused the victim with lighter fluid and threw lit cigarettes at her, each day telling the woman that he would kill her, […]

  • Burlington Police Department lays out community-based policing strategy

    BURLINGTON, N.C. —  After months of careful planning and getting hundreds of hours of feedback from the community, Burlington police are laying out their plans to help better serve the public. On Tuesday, police unveiled their five-year community-based strategic plan. A plan some residents hope will bridge the gap between the community and law enforcement. “We spent four hours in some of those sessions talking about what the community expects from the police, what they’d like to see from police […]

  • Piedmont family staying at YWCA gets a home, dad gets job

    ADVANCE, N.C. — It’s been one week since Lavar Hoggard moved into his new home — a two-story, three bedroom house in Advance. It’s the perfect size for him and his wife Traci and their three small children. “It’s just a wonderful feeling,” Hoggard said. It’s a big change from where they were about two weeks ago; a small room at the YWCA’s family shelter in Greensboro. A place Hoggard moved into after he lost his job and home in […]


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