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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! 

Oct 15, 2017

It’s easy to see why Tamera Young wanted to “be like Mike”.  She grew up in Michael Jordan’s hometown and played high school basketball in the same gym as “MJ” did.  After Laney High and a record-setting college career, Tamera fulfilled her childhood dream of playing in the WNBA. Ten years later, she is also...


Oct 8, 2017

Carmin Black was pursuing a career as a television news reporter when a phone call changed her life. It started a series of events that led to Carmin and her brother Christian co-founding Half United, a brand that combined their passions for fashion and giving. Their hand-made jewelry and merchandise is now sold...


Oct 1, 2017

Karen Barefoot has done so much building and rebuilding of college basketball programs, she should carry a permit in her briefcase. A national champion just six years into her coaching career, Barefoot has won at every stop and amassed 313 victories in 19 seasons as a head coach. Now she brings a new energy and new life...


Sep 24, 2017

Emily Minor started singing when she was three years old, joined chorus in school, and even performed on stage for “Best Foot Forward”. For years Emily never had an answer when people would ask “Why don’t you try out for American Idol?” So, as a student at East Carolina University, she did. Not only did Emily...


Sep 18, 2017

Mark Sudduth has driven his specially-outfitted SUVs into hurricanes for nearly two decades. Charley, Fran, Floyd, Katrina, Matthew, Harvey, Irma and many more. Whether it’s Category 1 or Category 5, he’s battled the lashing winds, driving rains and storm surge to gather potentially lifesaving information. The...