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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
  • Summer Night Lights keeps teens busy during the summer in Greensboro

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — From basketball to soccer to a live DJ spinning hours of the latest music, dozens of teens poured into the city’s Sportsplex Friday for a night of fun. Teens got a sneak peek of the activities the city will be offering as part of Summer Night Lights — a program, now in its third year, geared towards giving teens positive things to do and places to go on summer weekends. “Opportunities for kids to volunteer, programs and activities for […]

  • Funds running low for spay and neuter program

    DAVIDSON COUNTY, N.C. — Since the fall, the Humane Society of Davidson County has had double the amount of people signing up for its transport spay and neuter program, which helps low-income families with spay and neuter costs. The increase comes just after state reimbursement for the program was slashed by about 75 percent. The program pays 100 percent of spay and neuter costs for people who qualify for a state program. With more people signing up, the Humane Society […]

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    Person struck, killed by train in Mebane identified

    MEBANE, N.C — Police are investigating a fatal train crash that killed a 65-year-old man Wednesday afternoon. Charlie Johnson, known to neighbors as “Cheeda,” was trying to cross the railroad tracks near South First Street and U.S. 70 when he was hit and killed by an Amtrak train at about 2:15 p.m. There were 58 passengers on the train at the time of the crash. No one onboard was injured. The crash shut down the railroad for about three hours […]

  • Randolph County sheriff’s deputy surprises girl with new headphones

    RANDOLPH COUNTY, N.C. — Ashely Figueroa got a surprise pair of Beats Solo headphones last week Friday. They’re the same kind of headphones thieves stole from her home in Sophia last month along with thousands of dollars’ worth of electronics. “I would go to school and see kids with Beats, and I’d come home and be sad still,” Figueroa said. She was so upset Deputy Jody Cheek raised the money to buy her a new pair. “You hear an 11-year-old […]

  • Distribution center could bring 200 jobs to Alamance County

    MEBANE, N.C. — City council members voted unanimously Monday night to approve its share of a nearly $5.4 million incentive package that would attract German grocery store Lidl to build its first U.S. distribution center and headquarters in the city. The project would create 200 jobs and is part of a partnership between Mebane, Graham and Alamance County. “Activity is happening faster than we could have hoped for,” said Mebane City Manager David Cheek. The 850,000 square foot center would […]

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    Greensboro, Winston-Salem listed as possible filming locations for ‘Dirty Dancing’ mini-series

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — The Stevens Center on West Fourth Street is one of two places in the Piedmont being scouted as a possible location for scenes in a new television mini-series based on the 1980s movie “Dirty Dancing.” Film company Lionsgate won a $4 million grant from the state for the project. The Carolina Theater in Greensboro was also scouted by producers in December. “Of course, we’d love to have them here,” said Rebecca Clark, executive director of Piedmont Triad Film […]

  • Community relations meeting held in Greensboro

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Dozens of community members prayed and shared stories at Shiloh Baptist Church Thursday night as part of the Police Accountability, Community Safety and Healing Initiative. “Since Ferguson, there’s been a massive, in a sense, explosion of emotion,” said Rev. Nelson Johnson, executive director of Beloved Community Center of Greensboro. Johnson says the explosion has most recently been seen through days of protests and recent unrest in Baltimore after the death of Freddie Gray. “The problem is so […]

  • Growing demand for speech-language pathologists

    GREENSBORO, N.C — From kindergarten through the third grade, Alyssa Cook had a hard time expressing herself. “I couldn’t say my ‘R’s’ properly, so I said things like ‘bud’ instead of ‘bird,’” she said. But Cook overcame that challenge after years of working with a speech-language pathologist, and now that she’s an adult she’s helping other do the same. “We work with stuttering, nonverbal kids, kids with autism,” Cook said. She’s a second-year grad student at UNCG, just weeks away […]

  • NC A&T students rally for Freddie Gray

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — From calls for change, to quiet moments of prayer, more than 200 students, teachers and activists rallied, marched and stood together at North Carolina A&T University Tuesday night. Many students carried signs calling for peace and prayer for the city of Baltimore after days of protests and recent unrest after the death of Freddie Gray. It’s an issue that hits home for students like Xavier Hunt who helped organize the rally. “We have been following the case of […]

  • Troopers retracing HPU student’s final steps before death

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — Troopers with North Carolina State Highway Patrol are trying to retrace the final steps of Mario Mayorga before he was killed in a fatal crash Friday morning. Troopers are still trying to piece together how Mayorga ended up walking in the middle Interstate 85 just before 1 a.m. A law enforcement source tells FOX8 that the 19-year-old was last seen being put in a cab after hanging out Thursday night in downtown Greensboro. A viewer tells […]

  • Strawberry farmers brace for potential frost

    JULIAN, N.C. — A frost advisory in the Piedmont Thursday night caused some strawberry farmers to take extra precautions in protecting their crop. Fred Greeson covered up the strawberries on his 100-acre farm in Julian to protect them from damage. He says about 50 to 60 percent of his profit comes from strawberries. He fears the unseasonably cool temps may shorten the four to six week window strawberry farmers have for picking. “If you lose a bloom, you’ve lost the berry,” […]

  • String of robberies at High Point businesses

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — About half a dozen chain restaurants and one gas station have been robbed at gunpoint since late March, according to police. The latest robbery happened early Wednesday morning at the Bojangles on Westchester Drive. Lieutenant Kevin Ray says the first robbery happened on March 29 at Arby’s on river Point Place. On April 11, Wendy’s on Eastchester Drive was robbed. April 19, McDonald’s on North Main Street April 21, Sam’s Mart (near McDonald’s) on Westchester Drive […]


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