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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! 

Jul 31, 2017

People all around the world have seen Brownie Harris’ photographs. They may not know his eye looked through the lens and caught that split-second in time, unless they search for the copyright. But whether it’s John F. Kennedy, Jr. with his chin on his folded hands, Andy Warhol stoically looking at the camera...


Jul 24, 2017

UNCW grad Anna Kooiman started her television news career as a reporter in Wilmington. Stops at stations in Toledo and Charlotte followed, before Anna landed a network reporting job at Fox News Channel in New York City. She became the co-host of the “Fox and Friends Weekend” show, covering breaking national news...


Jul 17, 2017

He's won the "Best Chef" award several times, been a finalist for a "Best Chef in the Southeast", and was invited to compete on the "Top Chef" reality television show. He's had articles written about him in national magazines. Movie stars have dined in his "Catch" restaurant. Yet with all the national notoriety,...


Jul 10, 2017

Judy Girard has a Lifetime Achievement Emmy Award recognizing her impact on television programming. Starting in local television, she was one of the first women to work her way up the corporate ladder. As president of "The Food Network", Judy launched the careers of Rachel Ray, Ina Garten and Paula Deen. She ran...


Jul 3, 2017

Connor Barth went from kicking footballs on the high school field in Wilmington, to the college spotlight in Chapel Hill, into the world of professional sports. Football then became his job. Connor proved himself, landed a big contract, then suffered a severe injury playing in a charity basketball game. He worked...