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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
  • 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, […]

  • Survey shows more NC drivers are wearing seat belts

    A new survey shows more drivers are being responsible on the road by wearing seat belts. On Thursday, Gov. Pat McCrory announced that more than 90 percent of drivers are now wearing their seat belts, the highest seat belt usage rate in state history. The message hits home for people like Jessica Wagner, whose car flipped five times into oncoming traffic on Business 85 in June. She fractured her C-4 vertebrae and received more than 100 stitches and staples in […]

  • Lexington working on safety plan for Barbecue Festival

    LEXINGTON, N.C. — City officials are working on a plan to put up gates near the main stage at this year’s Barbecue Festival as a better form of crowd control and to help EMS workers get to those who are sick or injured faster. Last year, EMS workers had a close call when someone in the crowd got sick and it took a long a time for them to navigate the crowd to help the person. About 150,000 to 200,000 […]

  • More NC parents switching children to charter schools

    RANDOLPH COUNTY, N.C. — More parents are making the switch from traditional public schools to charter schools across the state. This fall 26 charter schools will open in North Carolina — the most to ever open in one year in the state. The statewide growth is reflected in the growth of Uwharrie Charter Academy in Asheboro which nearly doubled in its number of students since opening last year. More than 320 students go to the school which is the only […]

  • Union Square campus construction to begin early next year in Greensboro

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — With $2 million dollars in funding included in this year’s state budget for the Union Square Campus, city leaders and organizers of the project feel more confident that construction will start on time. By early 2015, construction is expected to begin on the corner of South Elm Street and Lee Street to build the multi-million dollar campus. “It’s really starting to gel and come into fruition right now,” said Mayor Nancy Vaughan. Vaughan and other city leaders […]

  • Winston-Salem restaurant offers discount for displays of gratitude

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Customers who pray, meditate, or simply say ‘thank you’ before eating are getting a nice surprise on their bills at Mary’s Gourmet Diner — 15 percent off. Owner Mary Haglund says she enjoys watching the moment of quietness some customers show before eating. “It’s a gift to us to watch them appreciate our food,” Haglund said who co-owns the restaurant with her daughter. Whether a bowed head or a few seconds of stillness, Haglund tries to notice […]

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