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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
  • Cleaning up litter along roadways in Davidson County

    DAVIDSON COUNTY, N.C — From beer bottles to plastic bags and even furniture, Davidson County Commissioners say roadways are getting filled with litter. County Commissioners discussed ways to keep roads clear at Tuesday’s meeting. Possible solutions include getting more residents involved in adopt-a-highway programs, volunteer cleanup sweeps or making people who litter pay a fine. Commissioner Todd Yates says trash normally gets picked up by prison inmates as part of a highway cleanup program. But things slowed down after the […]

  • Impact of police body cameras in Winston-Salem

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — All across the country and the state, law enforcement has been stepping up their efforts to buy body cameras in response to recent police shootings. In Winston-Salem, police say they’ve been leading that effort with more than 340 cameras currently being worn. Police met with the city’s public safety committee Monday night to give an update on how the cameras’ effectiveness. So far, police say the cameras have been helpful in keeping situations from escalating with both […]

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    Shots fired, 3 injured behind Greensboro business

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Police and EMS responded to a report of multiple gunshots fired at a Greensboro business Friday afternoon. The incident happened at about 4:30 p.m. behind American Furniture Warehouse on High Point Road, according to Greensboro police. “Somebody had came up through the back and had been shot in the hand, he said, and his hands were bleeding,” said Bill Cook, owner of Tri-City Transmissions, beside of American Furniture Warehouse. Moments later, he saw a second victim. “He had […]

  • Reidsville hunting store helping father with ALS

    REIDSVILLE, N.C. — A local hunting store is helping a father diagnosed with a crippling disease. Derrick Atkins is an avid hunter but was diagnosed with ALS in 2013. “My legs, as long as I stand on them, they get really weak, really bad cramps, muscle spasms,” Atkins said. Since then the father of three has been out of work and on disability, and says it’s been hard to make ends meet. To help out, Jeff Morgan, the owner of […]

  • Plan to create more affordable housing

    ALAMANCE COUNTY, N.C. — For the past two years, Tara Brothers has been looking for a place to call her own. She says it gets a little crowded in her three-bedroom apartment in Graham where she lives with her two children and her grandmother. “It’s not enough space especially for my two kids,” she said. “They’re sharing a room.” Because of a low credit score, Tara says it’s been hard to get a loan or qualify for affordable housing. Tara’s […]

  • Mabe speaks out after being voted out as Rockingham County Commissioners chair

    ROCKINGHAM COUNTY, N.C. — Nearly a month after being voted out as chairman of the Board of Commissioners, Keith Mabe admits he made mistakes but says he was treated unfairly by county commissioners. Mabe was voted out as chair on March 16, just months after being arrested and charged with a DWI in December. County commissioners asked Mabe to step down from his position at least twice before the vote. Commissioners say Mabe’s arrest shed a bad light on the […]

  • Winston-Salem teen starts reading center at homeless shelter

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Katherine Bell works hard keeping the book shelves stocked at the reading center at the Salvation Army’s Center of Hope shelter. Bell is a senior at RJ Reynolds High School and an avid reader. That hobby inspired her to create, design and supply the books for the reading center which opened in December. “I wanted to do this somewhere where it would be useful,” Bell said. The center, which started off as Girl Scouts’ project, took Bell […]

  • Dust from High Point construction site affecting businesses

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — Clouds of dirt and dust have caused business owner Theodore Little to clean the floor at his barber and beauty supply store at least twice a day. He owns T and T Explosive Hair on Washington Street. The outside and inside of his business is covered in dust and mud, a layer of grime Little says has hurt his bottom line. “It’s hurting the business real bad,” Little said. He says sales have been down about […]

  • Airport in Burlington to construct fence to keep out wildlife

    BURLINGTON, N.C. — The Burlington-Alamance Regional Airport may soon start construction on a wildlife fence as a way to keep out deer, coyotes and other unwelcome animals. Airport Executive Director Dan Danieley says the plan is to start construction on a 10-foot tall fence, stretching 26,000 feet around the airport by the summer. The $2 million fencing project will have barbed wire and be planted two feet into the ground. Danieley says the plan won’t be finalized until they complete a […]

  • HPU students honor Muslim students killed in Chapel Hill shooting

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — Students at High Point University are giving back to those in need to honor the lives of three Muslim students who were shot and killed in their apartment near UNC Chapel Hill in February. Within the last five days, students collected close to 2,500 boxes and cans of food for families in need as part of the Feed Their Legacy food drive. On Wednesday, those items were donated to Out of the Garden Food Pantry which […]

  • Firefighters warning local residents fire risk is still high

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Firefighters are urging resident not to do any burning in their yards due to high winds and low-humidity throughout the Piedmont this week. More than a dozen brush fires ripped through the city Tuesday and at least half a dozen in county areas. Some witnesses say they heard a loud noise at the fire near University Parkway and North Cherry Street after a tree fell on top of several power lines. “The sparks went flying down into […]

  • Major drainage problem for Burlington neighborhood

    BURLINGTON, N.C. — Jack Rutherford’s back yard is a lot smaller than it was two years ago. He lives on Rolling Road where in 2013 he noticed the edge of his backyard slowly starting to disappear. “By the time I found out, I had already lost about 10 feet of my backyard,” Rutherford said. He’s spent close to $7,000 removing trees and fixing his backyard which was destroyed by soil erosion. “You lose it, you can’t get it back,” he […]

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