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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Access to fresh food changing this Edgecombe County community for the better
The Conetoe Family Life Center, a 25-acre community garden and nonprofit, is generating thousands of pounds of produce annually.
Award-winning Wilson teen pianist gets 12 college offers, says music isn't his future
When 18-year-old Chibby Uwakwe sits down at the piano, amazing things happen. He loves classical music, especially the French Impressionists.
Fun, faith mix at Garner theater ministry called Spiritual Twist Productions
Singing, dancing, acting, prayer, worship, Bible study. It's all a part of the mix at Spiritual Twist Productions in Garner.
Fuquay-Varina police officer's generous act stuns family
A Fuquay-Varina police officer went above and beyond the call of duty in helping a teenage crime victim.
Cary confirms first rabies case of 2019
Cary officials have confirmed the town's first rabies case of the year.