From there it was on to KESQ in Palm Springs, California where he anchored the weekend evening newscasts and won his first Emmy. Then he moved to Hartford, Connecticut to hone his breaking news skills at WFSB. After that, he became the weeknight anchor for the ABC affiliate in Portland, Maine where he won another Emmy covering the fifth anniversary of September 11th. Jon has also moderated U.S. Senatorial and Congressional debates and covered presidential and gubernatorial campaigns in multiple states.
He loves being back 'in the field' and telling stories as part of the ABC11 I-Team. It's people that drive his passion for news and he's excited to get to know North Carolina and the people who live here.
Jon's an accomplished singer/songwriter and loves mountain biking, hiking, camping, and all things outdoors. He loves reading up on history and painting. But when time is short, there's only one place he wants to be: with his wife and two kids.
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Dozens of tenants at Forest Hills Apartments in Garner are fearing the worst after being notified last week that their public assistance would no longer be honored starting the first of April. But there may be some hope.
A bill to shrink K-3 class sizes in North Carolina is getting a lot of support and causing a lot of concern. House Bill 13 passed the House of Representatives 114-0 but it has stalled in the Senate.
The I-Team looked at four issues where the President has already left a mark: the Affordable Care Act, immigration, the U.S. Supreme Court, and infrastructure.
The report offered a scathing indictment of Duke University's internal quality control protocols and procedures.
After calling 911, the 18-year-old suspect walked out of the house holding his mother's head in one hand and a knife in the other, according to authorities.