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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
  • Thomasville signing seniors up for food stamps

    THOMASVILLE, N.C. — The Thomasville Senior Center is taking a new, more direct approach to helping seniors in Davidson County apply for food stamp benefits. In February, the center got a $10,000 grant to host SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) fairs, do in-home screenings and get more seniors the help they need without having to go to social services. Instead of mailing an application to DSS, then waiting for appointment and interview which could take weeks, the center is shortening […]

  • 2 new emergency service bases being built in Randolph Co.

    RANDOLPH COUNTY, N.C. — Construction begins next week on one of two new emergency service bases in Randolph County, aimed at helping reduce response time to rural areas. One base will be built in Uwharrie, the other in Erect. Both bases will have at least two paramedics on standby at all times, along with an ambulance. The plan, which has been four years in the making, was approved by county commissioners earlier this month. It’s a plan Donovan Davis, emergency […]

  • Grant helping Burlington homeowners make urgent repairs

    BURLINGTON, N.C. — This year the city of Burlington received a $50,000 grant for its Urgent Repair Program which gives funding to low or fixed income households with unsafe or badly damaged housing conditions. City officials say the program is aimed at helping homeowners stay in their homes and prevent displacement which often happens when damage makes conditions unlivable. Shawna Tillery is the community development administrator for the city and says most of the damage they are asked to repair […]

  • Walnut Cove residents upset over speeders in residential neighborhoods

    WALNUT COVE, N.C. — Some residents say they want law enforcement to do more about dangerous driving and speeding through residential neighborhoods. Juanita Riley is one of those residents. She lives on Summit Street where she says speeding is an everyday issue. “They’re doing 45, 50 miles an hour down this road,” Riley said. She and other residents say drivers fly down the street, going well over the 25 mph speed limit. “Often times I’ll shout at them when they […]

  • Local food pantries seeing record number of families in need

    THOMASVILLE, N.C. — Local food pantries say they’re seeing a record number of families in need this summer, the result of recent layoffs and the city’s economic downturn some say. Organizers at the food pantry at Fairgrove Family Resource Center say it’s getting harder to give help with fewer donations coming in. “In only six days, we have fed 606 people,” said the center’s executive director, Terri Fisher. That’s more than half of the 1,000 people they normally serve a […]

  • What Reynolds purchase of Lorillard means for local e-cig business

    KERNERSVILLE, N.C. — When Nicole Hogan opened her vape shop last year, she had no idea how quickly her e-cigarette business would take off. “It’s blown up,” Hogan said. “We’re getting ready to open our second location in Oak Ridge.” She owns Lucky Duck Vapors in Kernersville where she makes and sells more than 120 E-liquid flavors along with the tanks used to smoke it. “You’re buying straight from the manufacturer,” Hogan said. But Hogan fears that ‘shop local’ philosophy […]

  • YVEDDI transportation service for seniors, disabled has not received state funding

    MOUNT AIRY, N.C. — For the past four months, it’s been hard for 64-year-old Mary Wood to get dressed and get out the house. She wears a prosthetic after her leg was amputated in March. “I cannot walk up the steps or stand yet by myself,” Wood said. Three times a week, a YVEDDI bus — a non-profit which offers public transportation to seniors and the disabled — takes Wood to and from her physical therapy appointments. “I go outside […]

  • Lexington working to boost tourism

    LEXINGTON, N.C. — Small, rural areas are getting creative in an effort to boost tourism. This week, Lexington’s Tourism Authority Board approved a plan to create about 70 new signs to go up around the city, helping residents and visitors get to places like City Hall, farmer’s markets and restaurants. “We can’t wait to start seeing signs being placed,” said Robin Bivens, executive director of the Lexington Tourism Authority and Visitor Center. “We want to make sure that we’re on […]

  • Questions about median following recent Business 85 crashes

    GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. — A five-vehicle crash Wednesday morning on Business 85 sent three people to the hospital and has some questioning whether more should be done to prevent future crashes. The crash happened near the Vickrey Chapel Road exit in Jamestown just before 7:30 a.m. It’s a location that brings back painful memories for Jessica Wagner, who crashed her car on Business 85 in June after a driver suddenly crossed into her lane. She swerved and her car went […]

  • GTCC Get on Track program helping adults enroll in college

    JAMESTOWN, N.C. — The Get on Track program at Guilford Technical Community College is helping adult students or students with GEDs enroll in college classes. For one week, students who’ve earned their GEDs get career advice, mentoring and take placement tests. They also get free bus passes and lunch. But mostly, program coordinator Kristi Short says students are encouraged to move past the obstacles that got them off track. “GED students are often intimidated by the idea of going to […]

  • Asheboro planning for barbecue cook-off in August

    ASHEBORO, N.C. — Thousands of people are expected to visit downtown Asheboro next month for the city’s first Pig and Pedals competition, the latest event which is part of the city’s redevelopment plan. Over the past 20 years, the city has spent nearly four million dollars on redeveloping downtown, adding new businesses and revamping old ones like the Sunset Theater on Sunset Avenue. To prepare for the event, city crews are setting up more than a dozen underground electrical services […]

  • 35 Greensboro firefighters deployed to Outer Banks for Hurricane Arthur emergency assistance

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Rescue groups from across the state are keeping their eyes on Hurricane Arthur, including groups from the Piedmont. The Urban Search and Rescue team with the Greensboro Fire Department was deployed Thursday afternoon by the state to head to Plymouth where flooding is expected. They were put on standby earlier this week and had been preparing for deployment, packing rescue gear and personal items to take with them in case the hurricane has a devastating impact. The […]