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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
  • Work on Davidson Co. corporate center one step closer

    DAVIDSON COUNTY, N.C. — Work on the Interstate 85 corporate center is one step closer to starting now that the $7 million needed to build the 1,000-acre site has been approved. The park will be home to manufacturing companies and businesses, which often overlook Davidson County for its lack of infrastructure. But officials hope the new park will change that. The $7 million state grant will pay for water, sewer and gas line extensions to the site. It’s a site […]

  • Nonprofit helping homeless in Guilford Co.

    GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. — The nonprofit Partners Ending Homelessness announced the Housing First Initiative Tuesday — a plan which will find housing, case workers and mental health support for the chronically homeless. As of January, 850 people were considered homeless in Guilford County. One hundred and seven of them were chronically homeless, meaning they’d been homeless for more than a year and have a disability. The program is being funded through a $1 million grant by the Phillips Foundation and […]

  • Fewer people becoming foster parents in Davidson Co.

    DAVIDSON COUNTY, N.C. — Social workers with the Department of Social Services say fewer people are becoming foster parents in the county, creating fewer homes for a growing number of children being placed in foster care. This year in Davidson County, the number of children who need foster homes has doubled from nine to 18 while the number of foster homes has dropped from about 35 to 29. And most of those foster homes are already full. It’s a need […]

  • Rockingham Co. wants a homeless shelter

    ROCKINGHAM COUNTY, N.C. — For the past three years, William Case has been a proud homeowner. “I have my own key to my own front door,” Case said. “It felt so great.” He lives in Madison and says even though his house isn’t anything fancy; it’s a lot better than some of the other places he used to sleep. “I really came from the streets,” said Case, who was homeless for three months. He slept in abandoned buildings, under bridges […]

  • Deputy stops woman threatening elementary school

    STONEVILLE, N.C. — A school safety plan and the quick action of a Rockingham County Sheriff’s detective prevented what could have been a tragedy at Stoneville Elementary School Thursday afternoon. “She was going to head to the school and kill somebody,” said Rockingham County Sheriff Sam Page. Thirty-five-year-old Crystal Sizemore is charged with disorderly conduct, attempting to bring a firearm to a school and attempting to discharge a firearm at a school. Rockingham County Sheriff’s detective Ray Joyce found guns […]

  • Preventing heroin overdoses in the Piedmont

    GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. — Emergency workers and law enforcement agencies are looking at implementing training and supplies to help police and firefighters treat patients who have overdosed on heroin. In 2013, 170 people died from overdosing on heroin throughout the state. This year, in Guilford County, there have already been 150 heroin-related overdoses and at least 20 deaths. Randolph County has had 78 overdoses. The city of Thomasville has had 42. Guilford county EMS is working on a program to […]

  • Program to repair or tear down homes in Alamance Co.

    ALAMANCE COUNTY, N.C. — City and county leaders are working on programs to help beautify neighborhoods throughout the county. In Burlington, about a dozen homeowners a year are able to rehab their homes through the city’s home rehabilitation program. Some of the repairs are done to the inside, but many are done to the home’s exterior. City leaders say the program is open to low-income residents who live in Burlington or Alamance County. The county also just received federal funding […]

  • Davidson County Schools taking new security measures

    DAVIDSON COUNTY, N.C. — Davidson County Schools are putting several new security measures in place to keep students safer this school year. The school district has been making improvements to school safety inside buildings and especially outside of them. For example, the school district is changing the traffic patterns inside several school parking lots, making separate exits for students being picked up and those taking buses. “Our students will be able to exit the school area here without going pass […]

  • Graham makes it illegal to sleep in cars on city property overnight

    GRAHAM, N.C. — The city of Graham is trying to crack down on a problem it’s been having in parking lots for the past year — loitering and people sleeping in cars. “It was rumored someone was out barbequing in the parking lot,” said Graham Police Chief Jeff Prichard. Along with sleeping and barbequing, officials say some even used parking lots to hang their laundry. “It’s not a campground,” said Mayor Jerry Peterman. “It’s a place for you to park.” […]

  • United Furniture Industries plans for 200 new jobs in Winston-Salem

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — United Furniture Industries announced Wednesday that it will turn the historic Weeks Textile plant into a furniture and distribution center. “We’re working six days a week trying to get it renovated as quickly as we can,” said Bob Cottam, spokesman for the company. The plan is expected to create at least 200 jobs or more in Winston-Salem. It’s the kind of job growth city officials say will boost the economy. “You have suppliers who will locate here […]

  • NC Highway Patrol stepping up training to combat school shootings

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — The North Carolina Highway Patrol is stepping up its active shooter training in schools by downloading school floor plans and emergency numbers to make it easier for them to get around during an emergency. “Everything I want to know about where something is going on within that school, I’m looking at before I even get there,” said Trooper Chris Knox. Within seconds, he and other state troopers can look up floor plans, aerial views and emergency […]

  • Allied Churches of Alamance Co. makes room for homeless single fathers

    BURLINGTON, N.C. — For the past year, William Jackson has been trying to find a place to call home for him and his 2-year-old son Aldridge. “It’s definitely an uphill battle,” Jackson said. Being the only caretaker and provider for his son hasn’t been easy. Jackson lost his job at the U.S. Department of Defense in April 2013 and still hasn’t found work. “You realize I can’t afford this anymore, and I can’t afford that anymore,” Jackson said. “In fact, […]

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