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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.


Recent Articles
  • Plan to give Thomas Built Buses incentives approved, could create 236 new jobs

    RANDOLPH COUNTY, N.C. — By 2016, 236 new full-time jobs could be coming to Archdale and High Point. Archdale city leaders and Randolph County commissioners approved a plan to give Thomas Built Buses more than $66,000 in incentives at a joint public hearing Tuesday night. The goal is for the company to create hundreds of jobs from welders to painters and line inspectors with an average salary of $37,000 a year. That’s $5,000 more than the average Randolph County salary. […]

  • Wheels 4 Hope program in Greensboro

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Johnny Armstrong is now the proud owner of a 2002 Grand Marquis. It’s a symbol of how far he’s come in the last year. “I have my own place,” Armstrong said. “I have a job. I even got funds saved up and now I have a car.” He only paid $500 for it through Wheels 4 Hope which fixes up donated cars and sells them to people getting back on their feet. Armstrong is a recovering alcoholic […]

  • Tattoo artist explains possible meanings behind Clemmons murder suspect’s facial tattoos

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Tattoo artist Ronnie Whitesell, also known as “Tic Toc,” says the tattoos on Pazuzu Algarad’s face tell a story. “Now you look at the situation he was in and you kind of understand what he’s thinking,” said Whitesell, who owns Darkside Tattoos on High Point Road. Algarad was one of three people arrested Sunday for allegedly killing someone and burying their body in a Clemmons backyard in 2009. Algarad’s face is marked with close to a dozen […]

  • Burlington City Council unanimously passes dog tethering ordinance

    BURLINGTON, N.C. — City council members unanimously passed a tethering ordinance Tuesday which will limit how pet owners can restrain their dogs. Under the ordinance, dogs can only be chained or tied up if their owner is outside with them, for the use of law enforcement, or for special events like dog shows. The ordinance was passed after months of complaints from residents who say dogs throughout the community are often chained and left abandoned for days. Animal Services Director […]

  • Concealed carry in Rockingham Co. government buildings tabled again

    ROCKINGHAM COUNTY, N.C. — County Commissioners tabled the discussion of whether or not concealed weapons should be allowed in government buildings at their meeting Monday night. This is the second time the issue has been tabled in months. In May, commissioners voted three to two against discussing the issue. The county has more than 30 government buildings which currently ban concealed weapons. Commissioner Mark Richardson says with uniform and undercover officers at all government buildings, public safety is not an […]

  • Community gathers in Davidson Co. to pray before game; school won’t allow prayer over PA system

    DAVIDSON COUNTY, N.C. — Hundreds of bowed heads and closed eyes gathered around the football field at Ledford High School Friday to send a strong message to Davidson County School officials who no longer allow students to pray before games using the school’s PA system. Students, players, and staff locked hands and stood together, reciting the Lord’s Prayer before kick-off. But school officials say using the school’s PA system for prayer violates state law. Instead, they’re letting students hold a […]

  • Plans for possible public shooting range in Rockingham Co.

    ROCKINGHAM COUNTY, N.C. — Two to three times a week, Roger Smith loads up his truck and heads to his favorite quiet place — a 10-acre plot of land along the Dan River in Madison. “It’s a place to get away,” Smith said. “There’s a lot of good fishing right here.” But lately, he hasn’t gotten much peace and quiet; instead he hears rounds of gunshots from shooters nearby taking target practice. “It sounds just like you’re in a firing […]

  • State cuts hurt program for at-risk moms

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Bernetta Terry is enjoying being a mother. She has a 2-year-old son named Jeremiah and is about six months pregnant with her second boy. She’s in a much better place than where she was when she first became a mom. “I was crying a lot,” Terry said. “I was scared all the time.” After Jeremiah was born, Terry suffered from postpartum depression on top of losing her job. “I didn’t have any income so I was struggling,” […]

  • Guilford Co. schools striving to improve security

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Guilford County Schools are working hard updating security changes recommended by the Board of Education’s Security Task Force. “We need to do everything in our power as a community to end school violence and prevent school violence,” said Greggory Slate executive director of district safety. Since last year, Guilford County Schools has spent about $1.2 million making upgrades including: $463,221 to replace 75 doors $37,460 to improve fire alarm triggers to local fire departments at 79 sites $537,500 […]

  • Preserving Washington Street buildings and history

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — From the front entrance to the roof, the historic Ritz Theatre on Washington Street is one of several buildings about to undergo a facelift. “I have Home Depot coming out to give us estimates on what it’s going to take to repair our roof, what it’s going to take to repair our leaks,” said Charity Jackson, a business owner on Washington Street. Her specialty gifts store Creative Niche sits inside the Ritz Theatre which is more […]

  • New developments coming to Alamance Crossing Shopping Center in Burlington

    BURLINGTON, N.C. — By 2015, at least five new developments from apartments to restaurants and even a hotel will all be built within a one-mile radius of the Alamance Crossing Shopping Center in Burlington. “You could very easily just walk and you’re right there at everything you need,” said Burlington Planning Director Amy Nelson. Nelson says over the past six months, the area has been a hot spot for developers because it is near shops, Elon University and Interstate 40/85. […]

  • Clay Aiken campaigns for congressional seat in Asheboro

    ASHEBORO, N.C. — Democratic Congressional candidate Clay Aiken spoke to Randolph County Tea Party members Thursday less than two months before the Nov. 4 midterm elections. The former American Idol star is running against GOP incumbent Renee Ellmers who has won the second district which covers most of Randolph and Alamance Counties for the past two terms. Although the district is mostly known to favor conservative candidates, Aiken thinks voters will see past party lines. “I think it’s insulting to imply […]

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