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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! 

Feb 24, 2018

In his first professional job – he couldn’t speak for 6 months. Those were the rules and Orlando Jones followed them. Since then, his talents have done the talking. Orlando’s entertainment career spans nearly four decades, from A Different World to American Gods, with many other bookmarks along the way. He also...


Feb 17, 2018

MacKenzie Gore hates to lose. It didn’t happen often during his career at Whiteville High School. But when it did, MacKenzie bounced back stronger. Now he’s playing baseball for a living after signing a multi-million dollar contract as the top pick of the San Diego Padres. The expectations are high, but so is this...


Feb 10, 2018

Anne Donovan is the only woman to win gold medals as both a player and head coach with the U.S. Olympic Women’s Basketball Team. Anne also won championships as a player (Old Dominion University) and head coach (Seattle Storm), but bringing home the gold, while representing the United States against the best in...


Feb 3, 2018

Hayley Lovitt had almost given up acting when she enrolled at UNC Wilmington. But she changed her mind, worked behind the scenes on shows including Homeland and Banshee, while looking to land larger on-camera roles. That happened in 2017, when Hayley played the mutant Sage on the Fox Network show The Gifted. With...