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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 12, 2017

Howie Franklin has spent more than 40 years working around airplanes. Howie is currently the Director of the Cape Fear Regional Jetport, a position he took in 1994. Before arriving in Brunswick County, he worked on board the most famous airplane in the world, Air Force One. Howie made history as the first Air Force flight steward to serve under five consecutive Presidents of the United States when President Bill Clinton took office in 1993. In this episode of "1on1 with Jon Evans", Howie Franklin talks about each one of those five presidents, his favorite trips on board the famous airplane, and what it took for him to keep the job for nearly two decades.