Prior to his work at ABC11, John anchored and reported news for WKRN-TV in Nashville, Tennessee, WECT-TV in Wilmington, North Carolina, and WFNC-AM in Fayetteville, North Carolina. John started his journalism career in 1981, and he's covered it all: weather emergencies, crime and punishment, political races, consumer issues, human interest stories, even celebrity interviews.
A native of Philadelphia, John holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism from Penn State University. He and his wife, Val, are the proud parents of adult twins, Jasmine and Matthew. Besides spending time with his family, John enjoys movies and books, and is active in his church.
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Gov. Pat McCrory says he'll sign North Carolina budget compromise when it reaches his desk. ABC11 has an interview with the governor and will update this story.
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