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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New temple tower in Cary points to rapid Hindu growth in the Triangle
For months now, many drivers on Highway 54 in Cary have been puzzled by the gleaming white structure that towers above the highway near NW Maynard Road.
'Faith-based' health clinic offers care alternative for uninsured, underserved people in Raleigh
When it comes to medical care in the Triangle there are plenty of options to choose from -- if you have insurance. But what if you don't?
Magic meets high-tech on CW's 'Masters of Illusion'
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Even in the best of times dating can be...complicated. But during a pandemic it's even more challenging.
Fayetteville veteran uses woodworking skills to help PTSD patients
A local veteran is using a unique method to help others living with Post Traumatic Stress Syndrome-- woodworking.
Harris Teeter stores will no longer be open 24 hours
If you like grocery shopping in the wee hours of the morning, you'll soon have to cross Harris Teeter off your list.
Unlimited refills? Panera Bread now offering 'subscription' coffee service
You may get your TV, movies, and music through subscription services. So, what about coffee?
2020 Census: Hiring event offers $19 per hour jobs in Chapel Hill
Are you an Orange County resident looking to help your community while earning some extra cash? The US Census Bureau is looking for you.
Redbox offers new free online streaming service: Redbox TV
There's a new option available for cord-cutters, and it comes from an unlikely source: movie rental company Redbox.
Save money, keep your pet safe at low-cost Orange County rabies clinic
Two weeks after the year's first confirmed case of rabies in Orange County, residents will be able to get their pets vaccinated and save money doing so.