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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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    REIDSVILLE, N.C. — More than a year has gone by and for Edward and Linda Long, the pain of losing their son Darnell is still fresh. “When you have lost a child, that’s a hurt like nothing else,” Edward said. “I was just numb,” Linda said. “I was just speechless. I can’t believe I lost my son in such a tragic way.” On top of the pain, Edward and Linda say there’s frustration. “Knowing that people know what happened and […]

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    Summerfield family that helps refugees in the Piedmont reacts to travel ban

    SUMMERFIELD, N.C. — From running daily errands to helping refugees adjust to American culture, Lana and Zane Kuseybi have been helping Syrian refugees feel at home in Greensboro for more than two years. “Helping with English, learning the language,” Lana said. “It’s our duty, our obligation to try to help,” Zane said. They volunteer with Church World Service which helps refugees resettle in the US. Both Lana and Zane’s parents are from Syria, one of seven countries where travel has […]

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    High Point couple says family dog attacked by dogs in backyard

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — When Rodney King came home Monday afternoon, he found his dog Slainte was bloody and barely breathing in the backyard. Warning: Images in the video are graphic.  “I thought she was dead,” King said. “I looked at her — no movement, no nothing.” Two large pit bulls were standing nearby. “A white pit bull with spots and a reddish one with spots,” King said. Rodney and his wife Patricia live on Marywood Drive in High Point […]

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    New amphitheater in Lexington nears completion

    LEXINGTON, N.C. — Construction is almost finished on Lexington’s new amphitheater. “[We will] have a great place for the community to come and enjoy events,” said City Manager Alan Carson. With just a few details still left like putting up signage and building a handicap ramp, the Breeden Insurance Amphitheater is just a few months away from its first act. “I hope to see plays down there,” Carson said. “I hope the churches will use it.” Carson says the venue […]

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    Triad senior couple stressed by unusually high water bills

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — When Phyllis Oliphant got her November water bill, she thought it was a joke. “Are you kidding me? I could not believe it,” she said. Her bill was for $648.95. “There was no possible way,” Oliphant said. Oliphant says it was a huge jump from the $20 to $30 she says she normally pays every two months. “It has been unbelievably stressful,” she said. The 73-year-old lives in Winston-Salem with her husband and says they don’t use […]

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    ‘The shelves are empty’: Greensboro food pantry running out of food

    GREENSBORO, N.C. – Greensboro Urban Ministry works hard getting food to each family that walks through its doors. But by the end of this week, executive director Myron Wilkins says that may not be an option. “The shelves are empty,” Wilkins said. “We have empty boxes.” The non-profit has seen about a 20 percent increase in clients. About 102 families get food from the pantry every day. “We’ve been seeing an uptick,” Wilkins said. “We’ve been seeing more people, our […]

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    Girls take part in Burlington police ‘Girls with Pearls Leadership Program’

    BURLINGTON, N.C. — Gracie Roney, 14, wants to be a nurse when she grows up. “Helping people and helping them get better makes me feel better,” Gracie said. And to be a good nurse and talk with her patients, she says she wants to work on her speaking skills. “I’m kind of shy sometimes, so I think that would really help with meeting new people,” Gracie said. In a few weeks, she’ll get lots of practice. “They’ll know how to […]

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    Western Rockingham Middle School cheers on student battling cancer

    MADISON, N.C. – Students, teachers, and staff at Western Rockingham Middle School cheered on a student battling cancer at Thursday’s girls’ basketball game. “We love you, and we’re fighting right along with you,” said Principal Stephanie Wray during the half time presentation. It’s been months since 14-year-old Bailey Smith has seen her classmates. “I kind of miss going to all the games and hanging out with my friends,” Smith said. The teen has been homebound since August when doctors found […]

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    Local mom loses son, given only 3 months to live, after 2-year battle with cancer

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    City council hears calls to make Winston-Salem a sanctuary city

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Residents stood before city council members Tuesday asking city leaders to make Winston-Salem a sanctuary city for immigrants without proper documentation. “We’re not criminals,” resident Valeria Rodriguez said. “Would you look at me and say that I’m somebody that is undeserving to live in this community?” asked resident Jennifer Castillo at the meeting. A sanctuary city is commonly known as a city where local government limits how much it helps federal immigration agencies. About a dozen people […]

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    Triad woman warns of ‘Ukraine’ email scam

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — Charity Jackson has been checking in with her family and friends letting them know she’s safe. “I am OK,” Jackson said. “My business is OK. My house is OK. Everything is OK.” It’s a message she’s been sending since last Thursday when her AOL email account was hacked. An email went out saying she was stranded overseas and needed money. “It’s been a nightmare ever since,” Jackson said. The bogus email states that Jackson had been […]

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    Detecting dementia during the holidays

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Paula Leonardi spends most of her time with her 84-year-old mother Ramona. Sometimes playing word games or just sitting and talking. It’s bonding that often happens at Senior Services Williams Adult Day Center. A place Leonardi starting bringing her mom in 2015 when she started noticing changes. “I went home at Christmas a couple of years ago and things were definitely different,” Leonardi said. Ramona was diagnosed with dementia. “The hygiene wasn’t quite the same, the conversations […]