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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
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    DAVIDSON COUNTY, N.C. — From new security lights to three bright blue “no littering” signs, Davidson County officials are working hard to keep the historic Wil-Cox Bridge free from litter and vandalism. “We’ve come in here and cleaned it all up,” said Thomas Marshburn, parks and recreation director. “We’ve done these community clean-ups.” Marshburn says they’ve already had two community clean ups for the year, getting rid of trash and bigger items dumped on or near the bridge. “Couches, TVs […]

  • Surry County working to reduce number of babies born addicted to opioids

    SURRY COUNTY, N.C. — Cade Wright says many of the babies she cares for at Northern Hospital of Surry County are born addicted to opioids and show signs of withdrawal. “Uncontrollable crying, they’re unable to sleep, shaking, jitteriness, uncontrollable tremors in their bodies,” said Wright, director of women’s and newborn services at the hospital. “It’s just very sad to watch that.” She says 18 to 20 percent of babies delivered at the hospital have opioid-related addictions. “To watch the babies […]

  • Neighbors dealing with litter issues in Davidson County

    DAVIDSON COUNTY, N.C. — Every few months Chip Ackerman heads to Highway 47 in Davidson County and gets his hands a little dirty. “It’s disgusting,” Ackerman said. “It’s disgusting what you’ll pick up.” He picks up everything he sees from small pieces of trash to big ones. “Beds, mattresses, they’ll just dump them on the corner of a highway,” Ackerman said. Ackerman says he’s doing his part to clean up roads and highways in Davidson County, which he says has […]

  • Burlington police to host open house for people wanting to become officers

    BURLINGTON, N.C. – Within a few weeks, the Burlington Police Department will open its doors to people who want to become police officers. “Allow folks in our building, make them feel welcome, interact with them,” said Captain Brian Long. The department is hosting its first open house next month. “We’ve always gone to other events outside the department and tried to find good officers,” Long said. It’s something new the department is trying out to bring in more recruits. Like […]

  • Rapid DNA system to help solve crimes in Guilford County

    GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. — From high level crimes like homicides to property crimes, Col. Randy Powers with Guilford County Sheriff’s Office is hoping a new rapid DNA system will help deputies fight crime a lot faster. “It’s a big deal because if we can get the people who are committing these crimes off the streets and arrested, then the crime rate should drop,” Powers said. The rapid DNA system processes DNA samples, which normally takes about a month, in just […]

  • Winston-Salem nonprofit holds reading parties to improve literacy

    WINSTON-SALEM– Quadedra Davis wants to make reading fun for her children. “We read before we go to bed,” Davis said. “We put up sight words. Sometimes I may put them in different shapes in their rooms.” She has a third grader, a first grader, and two twin boys at Ashley Elementary School. Even though Davis is a teacher herself, she and other parents are learning new ways to teach pre-reading skills to their kids by attending reading parties. “If you […]

  • Crowdfunding to change controversial billboard in Winston-Salem

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — It’s only been about one week since a controversial billboard went up on Business 40 in Winston-Salem which states, “Real men provide. Real women appreciate it.” It’s a billboard Molly Grace says sends the wrong message. “The very notion that there should be a man to provide and that no matter what a woman should just plain accept it and appreciate it, is a sexist comment,” said Grace, who is an outspoken critic against the billboard. Grace […]

  • Homeowners talk about evacuation during Asheboro industrial plant fire

    ASHEBORO, N.C. — Firefighters evacuated George Price from his home Friday afternoon. He got out with just the clothes on his back and his pets. “I just grabbed my dog and that’s it,” Price said. “I got two little dogs.” He and his wife Ellen live on Northwood Drive where a massive fire broke out next door. “The smoke was so thick you couldn’t see,” Ellen said. The fire started around 12:30 p.m. outside of Covanta Environmental Solutions, a tire […]

  • Study provides relief for Rockingham County farmers after coal ash spill

    ROCKINGHAM COUNTY, N.C. — Claude Angell and his wife Sherry are breathing easier these days. “Sometimes it’s best to wait and let some tests be done,” Sherry said. They grow hay on a 16-acre farm along the Dan River in Eden where more than 30,000 tons of coal ash spilled into the river in 2014. “Our office started getting concerns from farmers about livestock, irrigation out of the river,” said Will Strader, Rockingham County Extension director. But now, more than three […]

  • Friends remember High Point business owner Jack Little

    ARCHDALE, N.C. — James Johnson is remembering his friend Jack Little. “Jack was more than a store owner,” Johnson said. “He was a friend. We cared for him. We’d call him up just to talk on the phone.” Johnson says his heart is now broken. “My heart is wrecked because of this,” he said. It’s been nearly two weeks since police say 65-year-old Jack Little was shot and killed at his gun store Whetstone Army/Navy Surplus in High Point. “It’s […]

  • Retail sales up for Randolph County businesses

    RANDOLPH COUNTY, N.C. — For boutique owner Brandi Crumley, business at her store Ennobra Bloom in Asheboro is good. She expanded last year, moving her store into a 2,400 square foot space which is double the size of her first store. “Expand our brand expand, what we provide for our customers,” Crumley said. John Revell, chairman of the Asheboro/Randolph Chamber of Commerce, says Crumley’s business is one of many adding to the county’s surge in retail sales. “You’ve got expansion […]

  • High Point police, community come together to curb spike in violent crime

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — Police and community members reached out to residents in the Daniel Brooks neighborhood Thursday, updating them about the investigation into the death of 26-year-old David Gainey, who was shot and killed Feb. 8. High Point police arrested Shacoby, Danlonta and Shalla Lindsey in connection to the shooting. Police and members of High Point Community Against Violence want residents to know they’re working hard to curb a recent string of violence. “We’re concerned about all the homicides […]