New York Times bestselling author Don Bentley joins the '1on1 with Jon Evans' podcast, talking about "Tom Clancy: Weapons Grade," his newly-released fourth thriller featuring Jack Ryan, Jr. and his team at The Campus.
UNCW head basketball coaches Takayo Siddle and Nicole Woods join the '1on1 with Jon Evans" podcast to talk about the state of the Seahawk hoop programs, coaching and recruiting athletes in 2023, and the turning points in their lives that helped guide their career paths.
Jerri Holliday has used her voice in music ministry for decades. Now, as Executive Director of Philippians 3 Ministries, she uses clothing donations from the community to help men, women and families in desperate need. The clothing transforms a person's outside, while Jerri's words and actions uplift and inspire their inside.
While most little league baseball players dream about making the major leagues, that’s never been enough for Walker Jenkins. Setbacks like not making the all-star team as a six-year-old have fueled his competitive fire to work harder and be better than everyone who has played the game.
Walker Jenkins, the former South Brunswick High School star and recent first-round draft pick by the Minnesota Twins, has a determination to be more than just a major league baseball player. He wants to be the best to ever play the game.
Walker Jenkins, the former South Brunswick High School star who was drafted by the Minnesota Twins with the 5th overall selection in the recent MLB draft, became the last first-round pick to sign when he agreed to a contract with the team Tuesday afternoon.
New York Times bestselling author Brad Thor returns with "Dead Fall", the twenty-second thriller in the Scot Harvath series. Thor sets the story inside Russia's invasion of Ukraine, with action mirroring current events unfolding in the European war zone.
If you have attended a concert at Live Oak Bank Pavilion or Greenfield Lake Amphitheater in Wilmington, you’ve probably seen some of Tom Shaw’s work. Shaw has become one of the most popular concert poster designers in the United States, and his portfolio continues to grow.
The New Hanover County Board of Education made the decision in 1968, at the height of America's civil rights movement, to close the county's all-Black high school. Now, 55 years later, there is an effort to give the last two classes of Williston Senior High the graduation ceremony they missed.
Erik Estrada, the former star of NBC's hit show "CHiPs", joins the "1on1 with Jon Evans" podcast, talking about his memories of that series and his new project, "Divine Renovation". The home improvement show shot in Wilmington last year, and debuts on July 1.
“It’s bittersweet, because I love what I do,” is how Brunswick County Sheriff John Ingram feels about retiring as of April 30, ending a law enforcement career that spans more than 30 years in southeastern North Carolina, the last 15 as the leader of the sheriff’s office.
'Courtland Gentry' is back for his twelfth adventure. His creator, New York Times Best-Selling author Mark Greaney, has released "Burner", the latest in the series of thrillers featuring Gentry, also known as "The Gray Man."
Jonas Pate, one of the creators of the hit show 'Outer Banks', is the guest on the '1on1 with Jon Evans' podcast. Fans can’t wait to see what Pate and the other co-creators have planned for the show’s third season, which starts streaming February 23 on Netflix.
After premiering as the opening night feature at the 2022 Cucalorus Film Festival in Wilmington, the independent film, "The Devil’s Stomping Ground" begins a week-long theatrical run on Friday, February 10, at Stone Theaters in North and South Carolina.
The locally shot, edited and produced independent film "Remember Yesterday" will be available for audiences to stream on Amazon Prime Video, VUDU, YouTube and other digital channels starting on Valentine's Day, Tuesday, February 14.
Their recognizable blue and teal canopies wave on nearly every beach in the United States. Three North Carolina natives, Dane Barnes, his brother Scott and best friend Alex Slater, invented the Shibumi Shade after years of lugging their family’s heavy umbrellas on beach vacations.
Bevin Prince's roles have ranged from 'Bevin Mirskey' on the TV show 'One Tree Hill', to entrepreneur with 'Recess by Bevin Prince', her high-intensity cycling center in Wilmington. On the '1on1 with Jon Evans' podcast. Bevin talks for the first time publicly about the lightning strike that killed her husband, Will Friend, and how family and friends helped her find strength for the role she never wanted, as a widow.
Filmmaker Christopher Everett has released the first trailer for the sequel to his award-winning 2015 documentary Wilmington on Fire, and has set a tentative release date for Wilmington on Fire II of November 10, 2023.
Mark Robinson pulls no punches when it comes to his beliefs and principles. Robinson’s direct, some would even say fiery, approach to sharing his opinions is one reason for his rapid ascension into political relevance and history in North Carolina. The outspoken lieutenant governor has written a memoir, recalling how his life’s experiences helped shape the values that Robinson’s supporters admire and his critics dislike.
Morgan Myles had a sensational debut on the NBC's "The Voice," getting a four-chair turn from the celebrity coaches within 40 seconds. In the new episode of the "1on1 with Jon Evans" podcast, the singer/songwriter shares her story of taking a chance on auditioning for the show, and how much the reaction means to her career.
There’s a Wilmington connection to this year’s competition on NBC’s hit show "The Voice". Singer/songwriter Morgan Myles, who is one of the finalists, has chosen Wilmington for a competition of her own called "Myles Across America".
Erik Estrada, who starred in the NBC hit show "CHiPs", has finished shooting his new series "Divine Renovation" in Wilmington. The show adds a spiritual element to the familiar genre of home renovation/restoration projects.
Rachel Keith, a reporter with WHQR Public Media, joined WECT’s Jon Evans to discuss her three-part series of investigative reports into allegations made against leadership at Cape Fear Community College.
UNCW alum Martin Jarmond is the guest on the new episode of the "1on1 with Jon Evans" podcast, sharing memories of being on the Seahawk men's basketball team, his skyrocketing career to becoming Athletic Director at UCLA, and the phone call that changed his life.
Carson Kressley, the television personality whose career began as an Emmy-award winning fashion savant for Bravo’s original "Queer Eye for the Straight Guy" series, is coming to Wilmington to emcee a charity fundraiser to benefit the "Welcome Home Angel" organization.
New UNCW Chancellor Dr. Aswani Volety, the guest on the new episode of the '1on1 with Jon Evans' podcast, has spent nearly all his life in education. In fact, he started school at the age of two in his native India, and hasn’t stopped learning since.
Brad Thor, the New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestselling author, is celebrating twenty years of success by giving fans a new Scot Harvath adventure. "Rising Tiger", Thor’s 21st thriller featuring the ex-Navy Seal and Secret Service Agent turned top intelligence operative, arrives in bookstores this week.
Jerrod Mustaf is coming back to the area he used to call home. The Whiteville native and former NBA star will host a free basketball and life skills camp from June 13-17 at Thomas Academy, on the campus of the Boys and Girls Home of North Carolina in Lake Waccamaw.
Fans of New York Times bestselling author Jack Carr have two new opportunities to enjoy the adventures of James Reece. Carr has released his fifth thriller, 'In the Blood', and there is an upcoming Amazon Prime Video series based on his debut novel, 'The Terminal List', releasing July 1.
Nina de Gramont's career as a published author began in 2001 with "Of Cats and Men". The UNCW professor’s ninth book, "The Christie Affair", a fictional story of Agatha Christie's mysterious eleven-day disappearance, became a New York Times bestseller.
Michelle Li is an award-winning journalist with a two-decade career in television news. Her graceful reaction to a viewer’s racist voicemail has started a conversation about discrimination against Asian-Americans, and sparked the #VeryAsian movement.
Kevin Cronin, the front man for the chart-topping rock group REO Speedwagon, is the guest on the new episode of the "1on1 with Jon Evans" podcast. He talks about getting back out on the road after a pandemic-forced hiatus, and bringing the band to Wilmington for a live show on Friday, April 8, at the 2022 N.C. Azalea Festival.
Carson Holmes, who has played the role of 'Three Langmore' on all four seasons of the popular Netflix show 'Ozark', is on the new episode of the "1on1 with Jon Evans" podcast, talking about working with the award-winning cast and crew.
With the fifth season of the award-winning “1on1 with Jon Evans” podcast now in the books, we've put together this Year-in-Review episode that features some of the most interesting snippets from the in-depth interviews Jon did with his guests in 2021.
Reporters Nick Ochsner and Michael Graff covered the 2018 election fraud scandal in North Carolina’s Ninth Congressional District separately, before teaming up to write “The Vote Collectors”, a deep dive into how an absentee ballot scheme unfolded and nearly delivered a seat in Congress.
Wiley Cash’s fourth novel, 'When Ghosts Come Home', represents several firsts in the New York Times Best-Selling author’s career. He’s crafted a murder-mystery and set it along the coast of his native North Carolina.
Meredith Viera’s current project, the Fox-syndicated game show “25 Words or Less” is now in its’ third season, and seen on television stations across the country. It’s another success in Viera’s award-winning career.
Yaya DaCosta traded the winters in Chicago for the heat of North Carolina’s coastline when she signed on to the Fox show "Our Kind of People". After six seasons of playing April Sexton on "Chicago Med", DaCosta now plays the lead character Angela Vaughn on the new hour-long drama that shoots in Wilmington.
Dr. Muneeb Shah has had a meteoric rise to social media stardom. The fourth-year Dermatology Resident from Wilmington posted his first TikTok video about skin care on May 1, 2020, and in less than 18 months has amassed more than ten million followers.
John Maginnes played professional golf for more than a decade. But when an injury presented an opportunity to still make a living with the game he loves, Maginnes took it. He's now established as an analyst and co-host of "Katrek and Maginnes on Tap" on Sirius XM PGA Tour Radio, and loving the second chance he has at fatherhood.
Jay Leno and Kevin Eubanks are working together again on television. Leno, who hosted "The Tonight Show" for more than two decades, is hosting a new comedy show "You Bet Your Life", and his longtime bandleader will join him as a co-host. Jay and Kevin are guests on the "1on1 with Jon Evans" podcast, telling viewers what they can expect from the show.