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.

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Recent Articles
  • Mom of Eastern Guilford High student killed in crash speaks on teen driver safety

    WHITSETT, N.C. — For Mona Rena Johnson, every day without her son Kie is a struggle. “I just want him here,” Johnson said. “I want to hold him.” “We were robbed,” she said. “We didn’t get to see him blossom into adulthood. We didn’t get to see the type of person he would have been.” It’s been nearly two years since Kie, a senior at Eastern Guilford High School, was killed in a car accident. He was only 17. “This pain […]

  • Davidson County joins online speeding ticket payment program

    LEXINGTON, N.C. — At the Davidson County Courthouse, Superior Court Clerk Brian Shipwash has seen people wait to appeal speeding tickets or ask for reductions for hours. “The lines were out the door, lined up in the hallway,” Shipwash said. “People having to miss work, arrange child care.” Shipwash says processing speeding tickets makes up half of the court’s criminal cases. “To stand in the line, to wait, spending half the day just to end up paying for a reduction […]

  • Triad couple gets engaged during eclipse at Hanging Rock State Park

    STOKES COUNTY, N.C. — For Hunter Sawyers, Monday’s solar eclipse was the perfect time to pop the question to his girlfriend while at Hanging Rock State Park. “It was really beautiful and everything and she was distracted looking at the beautiful eclipse,” Sawyers said. “’It’s a once in a lifetime happening and you’re a once in a lifetime girl,’” Sawyers said during his proposal. “I said, ‘I want to grow old with you and tell our grandkids about this day.’” […]

  • Burlington police renew focus on getting help to people with mental health issues

    BURLINGTON, N.C. — Burlington police have had a renewed focus this year on de-escalation training and getting help to those with mental health issues. “If we recognize that person’s in crisis, we back up, we slow down,” said Sergeant Shelly Katkowski, a training officer with the Burlington Police Department. “Diffuse that situation without using force, that’s our goal.” Since January, officers have taken classes like Verbal Judo which focuses on things like body language and talking with the public. “We […]

  • Woman, child stabbed in Eden; suspect shot by police

    EDEN, N.C. — Arielle Dominguez ran outside when she heard a little girl begging for help. “We just heard her saying, ‘Help me,’ and then she was screaming,” Dominguez said. “She was bleeding out.” Moments later, Dominguez says the girl’s mother ran out with blood dripping from her neck. “She was frantic running around saying that someone needed to save her baby,” she said. A lieutenant with Eden police says he believes the victims are a 44-year-old mother and her […]

  • Eden man takes part in Cone Health study to help people with heart failure

    Simple things like walking to the mailbox used to be exhausting for Paul Kelley. “I would just be out of breath,” Kelley said. “I could not breathe.” He’s had congestive heart failure most of his life and has had about a dozen heart attacks. “It was like an elephant sitting on my chest,” he said. But lately, Kelley, who just turned 78, says he’s been feeling like a brand-new man. “I don’t feel a day over 40,” he said. In […]

  • Local woman nearly scammed by fake job ad

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Crystal Ezekiel was almost ready to sign her name on the dotted line. “I thought I hit the jackpot,” Ezekiel said. “This is the job of a lifetime.” Last week, the 27-year-old got an email about a customer service job at Servier Pharmaceutical Company. “They pulled my resume,” she said. “I seem like a good candidate for the position.” She thought the pay sounded great: $21 an hour. “Good benefits, 401(k), health, dental,” she said. The best […]

  • Greensboro massacre survivor talks about Charlottesville violence

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Rev. Nelson Johnson says the dramatic video of violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, this weekend brought back painful memories of 1979. “Looking at a car plow through a group of people who were standing brought back deeply tragic memories of people getting out of their cars opening the trunk, smoking a cigarette and aiming into the crowd,” Johnson said. That was the year a march against racism called “Death to the Klan” turned violent in Greensboro. “It was […]

  • New speed cushions in High Point’s Washington Terrace neighborhood

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — These days Zina Smith feels a lot better going for a walk or letting her kids play outside. “I feel a lot safer,” Smith said. She lives in Washington Terrace where neighbors say cars used to fly down Hoskins Street and Davis Avenue doing a lot more than 25 mph. “They would zoom past the stop sign and keep straight,” Smith said. “Traffic was horrible,” Ashley Harrington said. “Kids outside playing, people flying, riding by.” Harrington […]

  • Hundreds march, chant through downtown Greensboro to make a call to action for immigration reform

    GREENSBORO, N.C. – Hundreds of people marched and chanted through the streets of downtown Greensboro, making a call to action for immigration reform. Saturday marked the fifth annual Downtown Unity Walk for Immigration Reform held by FaithAction International House. “Nothing’s going to stop us from serving, loving, and protecting our neighbors,” said David Fraccaro, director of FaithAction. Organizers say the goal of the event was to shed light on recent deportations and to stand in solidarity with families that have […]

  • Guilford County girl using birthday to collect donations for animal shelter

    BROWNS SUMMIT, N.C. — Emma Carper turns 10-years-old on Monday. “We normally invite friends over and have a really big party,” Emma said. But this year, she’s skipping the cake and ice cream, collecting pet supplies instead of birthday gifts. The 9-year-old came up with the idea last month after she saw something at the Guilford County Animal Shelter. “There was a sign out front that said ‘donations needed,’” Emma said. “I was like, ‘Someone needs to do something about […]

  • Greensboro woman warns of debt collector scam

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Susan Sims was watching TV and having a cup of coffee when she got a strange phone call July 17. “She says ‘I’ve got a judgment against you,’” Sims said. “‘I’ve got the paper work, you need to sign.’” Someone claiming to be a debt collector with the company Alternative Dispute Resolution said her account was in collections for not making payments on a Check ‘n Go loan she took out three years ago. “They were in […]