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

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    King emergency room turning into urgent care center

    KING, N.C. — By next year, people who live in King will have to drive out of the city to go to the emergency room. The only emergency room in King will soon change its services from emergency to urgent care. Pam Tillman, the CEO of Pioneer Community Hospital of Stokes which runs the ER, says the consolidation is a proactive way for them to keep treating patients while keeping the hospital system afloat. Tillman says the hospital has been […]

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    Five Rockingham County 911 call center employees cited for having moonshine

    ROCKINGHAM COUNTY, N.C. – Five employees from the Rockingham County 911 call center were given citations this week for allegedly possessing or selling moonshine, according to court documents. Four of the five workers received citations for possession of “white liquor” also known as moonshine. The fifth worker is cited with selling the alcohol. Several of the citations state that the moonshine was either sold or bought while inside the old 911 communication center. Making or buying untaxed liquor for personal […]

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    Mother hosts dinner to honor son’s life 3 years after shooting

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — On most Sundays, Deborah White and her son Demarcus would have brunch at the Golden Corral on Lawndale Drive. It was Demarcus’ favorite restaurant. “He would eat, get full, go use the bathroom, and he’d come back and be hungry all over again,” White said laughing. “There was nothing that we couldn’t talk about,” she said. “I don’t care what it was. We always had that relationship.” It’s been three years since White has had one of […]

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    Stoneville armed robbery victim says suspects pointed gun at mom, 4-year-old son

    STONEVILLE, N.C. — Esmeralda Alvarez remembers the nightmare she lived through Friday morning as three males armed with guns broke into her restaurant, Tienda Little Mexico. “One guy to the front, one guy to the back,” said Alvarez, describing how the suspects surrounded her with guns pointed to her forehead and back. “He pushed me here, he said open it,” she said. Alvarez handed over all the money in the store totaling more than $3,000. The third suspect focused on […]

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    Sudanese family reunited in High Point

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — It’s been one week since Peter Ngor moved his wife Magdalene and his two daughters from Kenya to High Point. The last time Ngor saw his family was 2012 on a missionary trip. But when he came back to the U.S., Ngor lost his job and couldn’t get time off when he found a new one. “The jobs that we find here in the U.S. do not allow us to go back quickly to stay with […]

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    Construction expected to start soon on historic Oneida cotton mill

    ALAMANCE COUNTY, N.C. — It’s one of the oldest buildings in Graham, the historic Oneida cotton mill. Mayor Jerry Peterman says the building — about as large as a city block — has been sitting empty for more than 50 years. But within a few weeks, Peterman says construction is expected to start. The former mill will be converted into new downtown apartments, 135 units in total. “They’re convenient to the interstate,” Peterman said. “They’re convenient to shopping.” It’s a trend […]

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    Group gathers to protest House Bill 318 in Greensboro

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — More than 100 people joined together Wednesday to fight back against a bill community leaders say will devastate the lives of thousands of undocumented immigrants and people who live in poverty across the state. Greensboro city leaders, residents, and more than a dozen Civil Rights’ advocates spoke out against House Bill 318 at the International Civil Rights Center and Museum. “This is an act of hypocrisy,” said Michelle Kennedy, executive director of the Interactive Resource Center in […]

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    Singles in the Piedmont, with no children, will no longer get food stamps next year

    THOMASVILLE, N.C. — Terri Fisher says many of the people she helps feed every day are working but underemployed. “I see the people who come through these doors,” Fisher said, “they just lost their job.” Fisher is the executive director of the Fairgrove Family Resource Center in Thomasville which has a food pantry for those in need. She expects the pantry to get a lot busier next year after food stamps are cut for thousands of people in the Piedmont. […]

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    Parents concerned after group seen photographing Davidson County school bus

    DAVIDSON COUNTY, N.C. — Parents in one Davidson County community got a disturbing phone call last Thursday. A school bus taking students home from Friendship Elementary School was followed by a car. The passengers inside were taking photos of the children. Davidson County Sheriff David Grice says two women and a man were following the school bus, taking pictures of children being dropped off. The school bus driver took down the car’s information and reported it. But after investigating, Grice […]

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    Hundreds of people expected to attend post-market auction in High Point

    HIGH POINT, N.C. – Lamps, vases, and other market samples went fast on the auction floor at AFD Home in High Point Friday. Now that furniture market is over, residents are pouring into the store for their chance to snag this year’s hottest market samples. From now through Sunday, hundreds of people are expected to pack into AFD for its bi-annual post market auction. Market samples from about 20 vendors will be auctioned off, starting at 10 percent of its […]

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    Winston-Salem boy with brain stem cancer beating the odds

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — A Piedmont mother is thanking doctors at Duke University Medical Center for keeping for her son alive after being told he only had a few months to live. Ebony Aiken was told that her 11-year-old son Nasir had only three months to live after being diagnosed with brain stem cancer in January. Doctors found 12 tumors on the boy’s brain. Ten months later, Nasir is still alive. Eleven of the 12 tumors are now gone. Aiken got […]

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    Alamance County dispatcher helps father deliver baby over phone

    BURLINGTON, N.C. — A Piedmont family wants to thank the 911 dispatcher who helped them deliver their baby girl in the front seat of their SUV. Bryan and Amanda Westcott of Burlington were on their way to the hospital last Tuesday when they realized the baby was on its way. The couple pulled into a gas station just after 3 a.m. “At that point, the baby’s head was already completely out,” Bryan said. Emily Wrightenberry was the Alamance County 911 […]


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