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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! 

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...


Sep 11, 2017

Seven years before he became Wilmington’s Fire Chief, Buddy Martinette responded to the 9-11 attack on the Pentagon as part of an elite Search and Rescue Task Force. Along with saving lives, his job was to help stabilize the building that serves as the headquarters for the United States Department of Defense. Now,...


Sep 4, 2017

Brian Granger has done standup comedy on the east and west coasts, turning real-life experiences into stories that make people laugh. Fresh off becoming the first two-time winner of “Port City’s Top Comic” contest, Brian plans to do more comedy clubs and festivals near you. He shares thoughts on what makes a...