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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! 

Jun 30, 2018

With coaches and mentors like Kay Yow, Anne Donovan and Sheila Boles, it’s easy to see how Carithia "Nanna" Rivers excelled on and off the basketball court. Her Hoggard High teams won 100 games, at North Carolina State she went to the Sweet 16, and Rivers won two championships in her five pro seasons in Europe. Rivers...


Jun 23, 2018

Brad Brownell is coming off his most successful season as a men’s basketball head coach since leaving UNC Wilmington. His 2017-18 Clemson Tigers won 25 games, finished 3rd in the Atlantic Coast Conference, and advanced to the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament. Coach Brownell looks back at the UNCW days,...


Jun 16, 2018

If you want to know anything about the history of Wilmington, NC, Wilbur Jones is the best person to ask. He’s lived it, researched it, written about it and helped preserve it. Wilbur is about to publish his 19th book, a memoir that recounts a life of service to community, country and family.


Jun 9, 2018

Bobby Sanguinetti’s grandmother bribed him to take medicine as a child. Bobby used that money to buy his first pieces of hockey equipment, and he hasn’t stopped skating since. Playing professionally around the world gave him the chance to play for the U.S. Olympic Hockey Team in 2018. Bobby talks about his career,...


Jun 2, 2018

Joshua Johnson had some big shoes to fill in January 2017. National Public Radio fans that had listened to Diane Rehm for decades heard his voice as host of the new show 1A. Johnson honed his talents in Miami and San Francisco, and now interviews the biggest newsmakers in the country. We sat down with Johnson during his...