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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
  • Burlington launching ‘Court Respect Initiative’ to promote sportsmanship

    BURLINGTON, N.C. — City Parks and Recreation officials are launching the Court Respect Initiative to promote sportsmanship at youth basketball games. “We will go on the court, center court and talk to the parents, the players, the coaches, even the officials about what we expect, what court respect is,” said Jordan Wood, athletic coordinator for the Burlington’s Parks and Recreation Department. Under the initiative, before basketball games parents, coaches and players will be reminded to stay calm even when the […]

  • Police looking for hit-and-run driver who injured skateboarding teen in Winston-Salem

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – Amie Johnson got a frantic call from her son’s friend Thursday night. Around 9 p.m., her 15-year-old son Gayland was hit by a car while riding his skateboard on Motor Road near Patterson Street. His friend was with him who flagged down a car and called 911. “I just jumped in the car and ran down the street,” Johnson said. Gayland was lying unconscious on the side of the road. “His face is covered in blood,” she […]

  • Shoppers in Greensboro get head start on Thanksgiving

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Long before doors opened Thanksgiving Day, shoppers stood outside stores at Friendly Shopping Center determined to snag a good deal. Old Navy opened at 4 p.m., two hours before most retailers opened at 6. With 50 percent off everything in the store, some shoppers with big families decided to get a jump start on their Christmas lists. “Four kids equal a lot of money and at 50 percent off, I’m going to save a lot of money […]

  • Local restaurants prepare for Thanksgiving

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — For the past two days, Retha Spates has been washing and chopping vegetables for one of her restaurant’s most popular dishes — dressing. It’s a side dish she and her husband Robert will be making a lot of along with other Thanksgiving staples like macaroni and cheese, collard greens, yams and potato salad. The Spates own Ro-Rees Catering Restaurant on Randleman Road where not only will dozens of catering orders will be going out but dozens of […]

  • Sugar water helps city cuts costs in Asheboro

    ASHEBORO, N.C. — At the city’s wastewater treatment plant, two huge tanks are where three million gallons of the city’s wastewater are treated every day. It’s a process that for the past year has gotten a lot easier and cheaper by adding a little something sweet — sugar water. “We thought we’d give it a shot, got some samples and ran it and it’s worked great,” said Michael Rhoney, water resources director. The sugar water is picked up and brought […]

  • Local family reacts to Obama’s immigration statement

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — The Ortiz family gathered around the television Thursday night, shedding tears of joy as President Obama announced a temporary plan to shield five million undocumented immigrants from deportation. “At least my kids will know that their father will come to them every night,” said Dulce Ortiz whose husband is undocumented. “They’re not going to be worried one of these days that he’s not going to come home.” The president’s announcement gave her hope that he’ll never be […]

  • Extreme cold causing problems for Christmas tree farms in Alleghany County

    SPARTA, N.C. — The recent snap of cold weather is causing branches and limbs on Christmas trees to become brittle and to break, causing concern for tree farmers. At John Wagoner’s Christmas Trees, Co-manager Bruce Wagoner says the freezing temperatures come during its busiest season, the week before Thanksgiving. “We’ve got to be open because we’ve got to beat everybody to the punch — the big box stores,” Wagoner said. Wagoner helps manage his family’s tree farm which for the […]

  • Creating crime watch groups in Burlington

    BURLINGTON, N.C. — A few times a week officer Karla Topete stops by the mobile home park on Greenwood Street in Burlington. “Usually I cruise through with my patrol car, or I’ll get out,” Topete said. She’s pretty close with most of the families there. A bond she’s created over the past two months while helping residents in the mainly Hispanic neighborhood form its first neighborhood watch group. “We don’t really have many Hispanic community watches in Burlington and being […]

  • Police beef up downtown presence after shooting last weekend

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Police are beefing up patrols and adding four more officers downtown after a violent shooting last weekend where one man was killed and four were injured. “Knowing that there are extra police officers always makes, not just me, but anybody feel safer,” said Jessica Borgione, manager of The Worx Bistro. Borgione works just a few doors down from where the shooting broke out and says the extra protection is a good thing. “I think it’s great,” she […]

  • 210 homeless, no open homeless shelter in Rockingham County as cold snap hits

    ROCKINGHAM COUNTY, N.C. — With cold weather expected in the Piedmont over the next few days, many are trying to find ways to help the homeless escape from the cold. But in Rockingham County, that’s not easy to do, being that the Home of Refuge Outreach, the only temporary shelter in the county, doesn’t open for another month. Right now, there are 210 homeless people throughout the county. Until the temporary shelter opens on Dec. 17, many of the homeless […]

  • Land to be redeveloped around Wil-Cox bridge in Davidson County

    DAVIDSON COUNTY, N.C. — Darla Leonard remembers her childhood while crossing the Wil-Cox Bridge with her two sons. “It’s just part of my history, part of me growing up,” said Leonard, who lives in Churchland. It’s where she bonded with her father as a young girl, spending her summers along the Yadkin River. “We’d go down there and go fishing,” she said. “Sometimes we’d go in a little boat, paddle around and canoe.” Those are the type of memories Davidson […]

  • Kernersville hopes to become a ‘tournament town’

    KERNERSVILLE, N.C. — Town leaders are hoping to market Kernersville as a tournament town due to its newly built, four-field sports complex behind Cash Elementary School. The complex is made up of two fields about 12 to 14 acres in total, covered in high-grade durable grass. The strong turf is hard to find in the Piedmont which mainly has soccer fields, a softer surface. “This is the first complex that was built with lacrosse as the main focus,” said Ernie […]


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