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1on1 with Jon Evans

We're talking to the newsmakers, but not in the way you are used to seeing on the nightly newscasts. "1on1" gives me the chance to find out more about the people who lead your community, where they got their start, important decisions in their lives, mistakes they made and what they learned from it. Please let me know how you enjoy these episodes! 

Jan 14, 2018

From the first time he rode the waves in elementary school, Tony Silvagni knew he wanted to surf. When his family moved to the beach, the dream became reality. Tony is one of the best surfers in the world, ranked #9 on the 2017 World Surf League Longboard Tour. Tony started winning tournaments as a teenager, and...


Dec 17, 2017

Known for his signature hit The Devil Went Down to Georgia, Charlie Daniels has entertained fans around the world for more than 50 years. His award-winning career includes playing with legends like Bob Dylan and Lynyrd Skynyrd. Charlie joined the Grand Ole Opry and was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame....


Dec 10, 2017

Mark Gurganus grew up in Wilmington, attended the University of North Carolina on an NJROTC scholarship, and then began a career in the US Marine Corps. Gurganus rose to the rank of Major General, commanding thousands of men and women on the front lines of America’s War on Terrorism, until a deadly attack on a base...


Dec 3, 2017

Vivian Howard brings viewers into her life, and restaurants, every week on A Chef’s Life, the award-winning television series that runs on PBS stations across the country. Vivian and her husband Ben are opening their first restaurant in Wilmington called “Benny’s Big Time Pizzeria”. She is also thinking about a...


Nov 26, 2017

Derek Brunson doesn’t waste much time with opponents in the Octogon. 13 of his 18 wins in UFC have happened in the first round. Brunson is the seventh-ranked middleweight in the world, and he’s beaten some of the biggest names in the sport. As he waits for his next fight, Brunson is now training future MMA fighters...