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Jon Evans of WECT/Fox Wilmington has more than 30 years of television news experience. He's asked a lot of questions to newsmakers, and you've seen or heard their answers on his newscasts. Now Jon is asking different questions to those same newsmakers. going in-depth and learning things that only a few people know. Politicians, business leaders, entrepreneurs, athletes, entertainers - you'll know them better after hearing them go "1 on 1 with Jon Evans."

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Jon Evans of WECT/Fox Wilmington has more than 30 years of television news experience. He's asked a lot of questions to newsmakers, and you've seen or heard their answers on his newscasts. Now Jon is asking different questions to those same newsmakers. going in-depth and learning things that only a few people know. Politicians, business leaders, entrepreneurs, athletes, entertainers - you'll know them better after hearing them go "1 on 1 with Jon Evans."

    Charles Foust: Taking over New Hanover County Schools at a turbulent time

    Charles Foust: Taking over New Hanover County Schools at a turbulent time

    Dr. Charles Foust takes over as the Superintendent of New Hanover County Schools at a turbulent time. The pandemic has created challenges for students, families, teachers & staff. Three educators arrested and charged with sex crimes against children in the past two years. The investigation into whether administrators violated any laws in handling allegations brought to their attention. Dr. Foust talks about how he plans to address the challenges that lie ahead, in and out of the classroom.

    • 40 min
    Trevor Donovan: Bringing a Hallmark Channel Christmas to Wilmington

    Trevor Donovan: Bringing a Hallmark Channel Christmas to Wilmington

    Trevor Donovan has been on hiatus since the start of the coronavirus pandemic. But the actor is getting back in front of the cameras, coming to Wilmington in September to star in another Christmas movie for the Hallmark Channel. Donovan talks about working under new pandemic-related safety rules, the importance of his breakthrough role on the CW's 90210, and the decision he calls the ‘best of his career’.

    • 28 min
    John Gizdic & Carl Armato: The CEOs behind the multi-billion dollar sale of NHRMC to Novant Health

    John Gizdic & Carl Armato: The CEOs behind the multi-billion dollar sale of NHRMC to Novant Health

    New Hanover Regional Medical Center has operated for more than 50 years as a public hospital. That's likely to change by the end of 2020, as negotiations are underway to sell NHRMC to Novant Health in a deal worth upwards of $5 billion. Jon interviews the two Chief Executive Officers, John Gizdic of NHRMC and Carl Armato of Novant, with questions raised by the public, and hears how they believe the partnership will reform healthcare and improve lives in southeastern North Carolina.

    • 56 min
    Beck Black: Her music career gets a dose of “Starr” power

    Beck Black: Her music career gets a dose of “Starr” power

    Beck Black grew up in rural North Carolina loving to sing and play music. Little did she know one day, she would be teamed up with one of the most famous musicians in the world. Beck’s new song, “Who’s Gonna Save Rock n’ Roll”, features Ringo Starr on drums, and the former Beatle also appears in the music video. Here’s the story of how it all came together, and what’s on the horizon for Beck Black’s music career.

    • 35 min
    Reporters Covering Protests: Tear gas, rocks and emotions

    Reporters Covering Protests: Tear gas, rocks and emotions

    According to the U.S. Press Freedom Tracker, 129 journalists were physically attacked while covering protests that followed the death of George Floyd. They were shoved to the ground, hit with batons, rubber rounds, tear gas, rocks, bottles and other projectiles, all while trying to document the history-making Black Lives Matter movement. Four television news reporters describe their experiences and emotions of covering the civil unrest.

    • 35 min
    Dr. Mandy Cohen: She is a Mom, a wife, and now the face of North Carolina’s effort against COVID-19

    Dr. Mandy Cohen: She is a Mom, a wife, and now the face of North Carolina’s effort against COVID-19

    After earning three degrees from Ivy League schools and handling multiple health crises on the federal and state levels, Dr. Mandy Cohen says she never anticipated having to help ten million people through a pandemic. Now, as Secretary of North Carolina's Department of Health and Human Services, Dr. Cohen is the face of the state’s effort to stop the spread of COVID-19, while balancing being a wife and mom to two little girls.

    • 30 min

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