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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! 

Aug 14, 2017

Trot Nixon is one of the most decorated athletes to come out of Wilmington. High school Player of the Year in football and baseball, Nixon passed up a scholarship to play quarterback at N.C. State to pursue his dream of playing major league baseball. He won a World Series with the Boston Red Sox in 2004, and spent more...


Aug 7, 2017

Dan Brawley took over as Executive Director of the Cucalorus Festival in the early 2000's. Along the way, he’s steered one of Wilmington’s signature events in new directions, taking chances without fear of failure. On the eve of Cucalorus 23, Dan talks about the festival’s importance on the international stage.


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,...