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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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    Trinity toddler needs kidney transplant

    TRINITY, N.C. — Sixteen-month-old Hazel Niemitalo has congenital nephrotic syndrome — a genetic kidney disease. “The doctor described it like her kidney is like a coffee filter and the holes in her filter are really big, so things are falling out that shouldn’t be,” said Maria Niemitalo, Hazel’s mother. Maria says just days after bringing her baby home, she knew something was wrong. “When she was 12 days old, she started having seizures,” she said. Doctors say eventually Hazel’s kidneys will […]

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    Greensboro dad says 8th-grade son asked to create Twitter account; insulted by teacher’s note

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Arik Griffith says his 13-year-old son mentioned something that caught him by surprise when he came home from school Monday. “He said ‘Dad, one of my teachers said I need a Twitter account,’” Griffith said. Griffith’s son is an eighth grader at Southeast Guilford Middle School. He says his son’s science teacher asked students to sign up for the social media website on the first day of class. “I said ‘Twitter? What do you need a twitter […]

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    GOP VP nominee Pence speaks in Winston-Salem

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Republican vice presidential nominee Gov. Mike Pence took the stage at the Millennium Center Tuesday night speaking in front of hundreds of supporters. “I’m a Christian, a conservative and a Republican, in that order,” Pence told the crowd. Pence started his speech explaining why he believes Donald Trump should be president. “You have nominated a man for president of the United States who never quits, who never backs down,” Pence said. “He’s a fighter. He’s a winner.” Pence wasted […]

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    500 pounds of marijuana found at home near Sapona Ridge Country Club in Lexington

    DAVIDSON COUNTY, N.C. — Seventeen bags of marijuana were seized from home at Sapona Ridge Country Club on Monday night, according to Davidson County Sheriff David Grice. The bags were found at a home in the 600 block of Indian Wells Circle and contained about 510 pounds of marijuana, Grice said. The marijuana was worth approximately $828,000. Grice said two men, identified as Hong Nguyen and Haih Nguyen, were renting the house and turned it into a marijuana growing operation. The home had seven grow […]

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    Local mother plans safe driving event after fatal crash kills son

    WHITSETT, N.C. — Mona and William Johnson say the pain is still fresh one year after the tragic death of the son Kie.

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    Local nonprofits trying to help people with drug addictions

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Several local nonprofits are trying to fight drug addiction and stop the spread of diseases shared through dirty needles by trying to start a syringe exchange program in Winston-Salem. Syringe exchange programs allow people who use injection drugs, like heroin, to turn in their used or dirty needles in exchange for free, clean ones. AIDS care service is one of several nonprofits trying to open a syringe exchange in Winston-Salem. The larger part of what the programs […]

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    Local law enforcement taking part in campaign to stop underage drinking

    GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. — Stop underage drinking. It’s a message that will soon be plastered on the back of marked patrol cars where parents, teens and other drivers won’t be able to ignore it. “As parents ride around or they may be at stop light behind a patrol car, they’re going to respect what’s on the back of a patrol car,” said Kevin Green, a commissioner with the North Carolina Alcoholic Beverage Control Commission. The bumper stickers are the newest […]

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    Local father promotes need for foster parents in Rockingham County

    ROCKINGHAM COUNTY, N.C. — Justin Stewart says helping children in foster care has always been part of his life’s mission. “These children just need an advocate,” Stewart said. Stewart is an assistant training officer for Rockingham County Emergency Services. He got involved helping children find safe, loving homes after a family tragedy of his own in 2011. His daughter Lauren died from leukemia. She was just 11 years old. “She battled it for just over three and a half weeks […]

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    Greensboro woman found shot in vehicle has died; homicide investigation underway

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Katiria Webster says she woke up to flashing police lights outside her home on York Street. “Police cars all down Gillespie Street,” Webster said. “All down here, roped off.” Just a few feet away from her home, police say 59-year-old Sharon Little was found shot in her car at about 4:45 a.m. Monday. “Front of the car was damaged, the doors were open,” Webster remembers. “There was blood in the car,” said Capt. Mike Richey with the Greensboro Police […]

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    Local residents react to E. coli being found in water supply

    JAMESTOWN, N.C. – People who live on or near Sherry Court in Jamestown are closely following the city of High Point’s orders to boil any water that may be consumed like drinking water or water used to cook. “I’ve been boiling water,” said Dennis Kendrick who lives in Jamestown. “I’m in the house now boiling water and trying to get prepared as best as possible,” said Debbie Olson, a Jamestown resident. This week, High Point city officials say two water […]

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    Lexington’s new Depot District denied $24 million grant

    LEXINGTON, N.C. – It may take a little longer for construction to get started on the city’s new Depot District. On Tuesday, city leaders learned that the project was denied for a $24 million Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery grant also known as a “TIGER” grant. Tammy Absher is the director of business and community development for the city and has been working hard on the new Depot District. She calls the news “a bump in the road.” “It was […]

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    Winston-Salem seniors create retirement center for seniors

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — A 10-acre lot on Barbara Jane Avenue will soon be turned into a 50-unit senior living housing complex called Emmanuel Retirement Village. It’s a development created by seniors for seniors. Hobart Jones is vice-president of the nonprofit Ujima Community Development Corporation, a nonprofit made up of mostly seniors who’ve been working since 2005 to turn the land owned by Emmanuel Baptist Church into something for the community. Jones says who better to meet seniors’ needs than other […]