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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
  • 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 […]

  • Protecting elderly loved ones

    ROCKINGHAM COUNTY, N.C. — Protecting an elderly loved one from being taken advantage of by a caregiver takes time and research says experts. “I hear horror stories quite frequently from people who find someone on Craig’s List,” said Asheley Cooper, resource coordinator for Aging, Disability, and Transit Services in Reidsville. “Taking their money, medications,” she said. This week, Mebane police arrested two caregivers for exploiting an 88-year-old man for $400,000. Cooper says crimes like those can be avoided if family […]

  • Local experts react to airstrikes against terror groups

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Local experts say the threat of danger is far from over after the U.S. and a coalition of Arab countries launched a round of airstrikes against the terror group ISIS Tuesday. “We cannot eliminate this type of organization immediately,” said Dr. Ali Askerov, assistant professor of Peace and Conflict Studies at UNCG. He says while the airstrikes are a good start to destroying the extremist group known for beheadings, they come a little too late. “You can […]

  • Lexington events ordinance changes made ahead of Barbecue Festival

    LEXINGTON, N.C. — Just four weeks before the Lexington Barbecue Festival, the Lexington City Council passed the extraordinary special events ordinance, banning items that can be used as weapons from large events. Chains, crowbars, wires, pieces of wood, sharp objects, glass and pepper spray are among a list of items that cannot be brought into big events. The change will mostly impact the city’s barbecue festival which takes place on Oct. 25. More police will also be checking back packs […]

  • Anna Smith

    Hundreds gather in Archdale to remember Anna Smith

    ARCHDALE, N.C. — Balloons with hand-written messages of hope were released into the sky from friends and family of 18-year-old Anna Smith Friday at a celebration of life service. Hundreds of people including Smith’s childhood friend Logan Holliday lined up outside Archdale United Methodist Church to say a final goodbye. “She just affected so many people with her love and kindness,” said Holliday, who went to middle and high school with Smith. “It’s just overwhelming.” Smith’s body was found Saturday […]

  • Mental health straining emergency care

    ROCKINGHAM COUNTY, N.C. — Beds that would typically go to emergency room patients are sometimes being used to house the mentally ill before they can be sent to a mental health hospital. At Annie Penn Hospital in Reidsville, besides the hundreds of patients each day who need emergency medical care, there is a growing number coming in with non-medical emergencies. “Psychotic patients, schizophrenia. It just varies,” said Susan Owens, emergency department assistant director. An emergency room stay can last anywhere from […]

  • UPS, FedEx hiring ahead of holidays

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — For the past three to four weeks, Taylor Owenby has been learning the science of shipping in a hurry. “Put it on the scale, scan it and give them their receipt; that way they can track it wherever it’s going,” Owenby said. He’s a trainee at the UPS Store on Skeet Club Road in High Point where by December the store five to six workers will be ready to handle the heavy volume of holiday traffic. […]

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