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
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    Davidson County takes ownership of Wil-Cox Bridge

    DAVIDSON COUNTY, N.C. — Guy Cornman has a big vision for the future of the Wil-Cox Bridge that includes bike rides, foot races and major events. “Just to get people out and enjoying the beautiful scenery of the Yadkin River,” said Cornman, the planning and zoning director for Davidson County. For the past 10 years, he and other county officials have been working hard to take over the pedestrian bridge and the 21 acres of land surrounding it from the […]

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    Machine helps treat concussions at High Point University

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — Keegan Meyer has been playing competitive soccer since he was 6 years old. “When I’m on the field, it’s like an escape for me,” Meyer said. “I zone out everything else.” Now at age 18, he’s a goalkeeper on High Point University’s soccer team. A sport he says that can get pretty dangerous. “You can collide heads, hit the ground,” Meyer said. “Every game, there’s a chance you can get a concussion.” A serious injury Meyer […]

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    Asheboro-Randolph teen court helps keep teens out of trouble

    ASHEBORO, N.C. — The Asheboro-Randolph Teen Court Program helps divert first-time teen offenders who commit small crimes from going to juvenile court. Teens who commit misdemeanors are tried and sentenced in a courtroom of their peers. The only adult is the judge. Depending on the severity of the crime, teens can be sentenced to community service, writing an essay or giving a face to face apology. Since 2013, 117 teens have gone through the program, which has a 96 percent […]

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    Art, music on display at 75th National Folk Festival in Greensboro

    GREENSBORO, N.C. – Besides the live music put on by hundreds of artists and the food and wine vendors sprawled out throughout downtown Greensboro, there also dozens of booths where local artists like Gary Fischer are showing off their work at the National Folk Festival. “It’s a really unique opportunity for artists to show what they have,” said Fischer. Fischer is a glass artist who uses a fire kiln to make both decorative and functional pieces. “Bowls and platters that […]

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    Eden barber, woman face prostitution charges involving woman’s daughter

    EDEN, N.C. — Two people are behind bars after someone contacted the Eden Police Department alleging that two teenage girls were involved in inappropriate sexual relationships with an older man and that the girls’ mother was facilitating the relationships. “I’ve been doing this 20 years,” said Rockingham County District Attorney Craig Blitzer. “This is the first one that I know of, of a mother prostituting her daughter. It makes you speechless.” After an investigation, conducted by the Eden Police Department […]

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    Rockingham County woman raises awareness for blood donation needs

    ROCKINGHAM COUNTY, N.C. — A local woman is asking for an unusual gift for her birthday this year — blood. Mitzi Evans is asking friends, family and co-workers to donate blood on her behalf on her 55th birthday Sept. 30. Evans was diagnosed with breast cancer in April. Because of chemotherapy, she’s no longer able to donate. Evans has been an avid donor for more than 20 years. Through social media and a letter sent to hundreds of county employees, […]

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    Family relieved after finding missing Surry County woman

    SURRY COUNTY, N.C. — After two long days of searching for his 82-year-old mother who had been missing since Saturday, Ron Ross can finally take a deep breath. “I’ve never experienced that much anxiety in all my life,” Ross said. His mother, Joan Atkins, was found alive at the bottom of a hill near Rockford Road Tuesday morning. She was barely conscious. “She actually rolled down almost 200 feet,” Ross said. “She’s bruised from head to toe very much in […]

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    Authorities locate missing Surry County woman

    Update — Authorities have located 82-year-old Joan Atkins who went missing Sunday night. Original story  SURRY COUNTY, N.C. — More than 100 people from the Rockford community helped EMS crews search for 82-year-old Joan Atkins Monday. The senior who has dementia and heart problems was last seen on Saturday. “She’s wearing a pink shirt, gray jogging pants and black shoes,” said Surry County Emergency Services Director John Shelton. Five different teams of dogs were used to help sniff out the area along […]

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    Audience members yell sexually explicit comments at cast of Greensboro College play

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — An investigation has been launched at Greensboro College in response to sexually explicit comments directed at cast members during a play about sexual harassment and rape on college campuses. At the first performance of “It Stops Here” on Wednesday, members of the audience yelled sexually explicit comments at the actors and made sexual noises throughout the one-hour show. “Many of the boys started calling out ‘She wanted it, it’s not rape,’ and making masturbation noises,” said Claire […]

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    Lotus Lounge in Greensboro closed for good after fatal shooting

    GREENSBORO, N.C. – The Greensboro bar that a man was shot and killed near over the weekend is now closed for good. “A tragedy, unfortunately, led to it,” said Zack Matheny, president of Downtown Greensboro Incorporated. Paul Talley announced on Thursday that he has chosen to immediately close the Lotus Lounge at 120 W. Lewis St. and sell the property. One man was killed and another arrested after a shooting outside the bar early Sunday morning. “We lost a young […]

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    2 killed in small plane crash in Davie County

    Update Sept. 3: The two victims have been identified as David Randall Stubblefield  of Morristown, Tennessee, and William Gerald Stubblefield of Knoxville, Tennessee. The two brothers were the only people aboard the plane. DAVIE COUNTY, N.C. — Two people were killed in a small plane crash in Davie County on Wednesday afternoon, according to Sheriff Andy Stokes. The crash happened at Twin Lakes Airport, located at 1105 Fork Bixby Road, in the eastern part of the county. North Carolina Highway Patrol Sgt. […]

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    Fairgrove Resource Center backpack program needs donations

    THOMASVILLE, N.C. — The Fairgrove Family Resource Center in Thomasville says its Nutrition On Weekends program is struggling to get food to students in need. Executive Director Terri Fisher says the backpack program is facing record-low donations and cuts in local funding this school year. “We’ve never been in as dire a situation as we are in now,” Fisher said. The program has only received $8,200 in donations, that’s one-third of the $26,000 needed to fill the backpacks. About 180 […]


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