Jon Evans Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Family, Wife, WECT, Salary and Net Worth

Jon Evans is a skilled journalist working for WECT. He anchors “WECT News at 5:30” and co-anchors “WECT News at 6.00 pm” and “WECT News at 11.00 pm”.

Jon Evans Profile

Jon Evans is a skilled journalist who works for WECT. He anchors “WECT News at 5:30” and co-anchors “WECT News at 6.00 pm” and “WECT News at 11.00 pm” with Frances Weller. In addition, he co-anchors “WECT News at 10” on Fox Wilmington with Ashlea Kosikowski. Jon is on the other hand a host and producer of “1on1, the award-winning Jon Evans” podcast.

Jon Evans
Jon Evans

Jon Evans Career

Evans anchors “WECT News at 5:30” and co-anchors “WECT News at 6.00 pm” and “WECT News at 11.00 pm” He went to the King’s College, Wilkes-Barre, PA. He graduated with a Communications major, and a minor in English.

Jon joined WECT in 2008 as an anchor and reporter after leaving the ABC affiliate in Wilmington beginning in 1992. In 2016, Jon was named WECT’s Assistant News Director. In addition, he leads the station’s political coverage besides overseeing the newsroom’s student internship program. 2021 marks his 38th year in television news, on the other hand, it marks his 44th year in broadcasting.

Evans is active in helping in the community. He is on the board of the Purple Heart Foundation of North Carolina. Jon has also donated his time to many service organizations such as an emcee or event host. For instance, Communities in Schools, Willie Stargell Foundation, the American Cancer Society, JDRF, Red Cross, and many more.

Evans has had several awards including being a five-time TV News Anchor of the Year from Radio Television Digital News Association of the Carolinas (2018, 2017, 2016, 2014, 2013) in Division II. He has also won several first-place awards, like Best Podcast and Best Hard News Feature in 2020 for his story “Hurricane Florence: Memories of Mercer Avenue.

Jon Evans Age

Evans’s age is not known for he has managed to keep his personal life private. It is therefore not known how old Jon is or when he celebrates his birthday. However, he might be in his 60s.

Quick Facts About Jon Evans

Full Name Jon Evans
Age Not Available
Nationality American
Spouse Sheila
Net Worth $1 Million – $5 Million

Jon Evans Height

Evans stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 8 inches.

Jon Evans Family

 Information regarding Evans’ parents and siblings is currently under review. However, the information will be updated as soon as it’s available.

Jon Evans Wife

Evans is happily married to Sheila, the two got married in 1985. They are already parents to three adult children, Jonathan, Monica, and Abby. They also have a grandson Jack who turns two years old in 2021.

Jon Evans Salary

Being one of the top journalists for WECT, Evans earns an annual salary ranging between $ 20,000 – $ 100,000.

Jon Evans Net Worth

Evans has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through his successful career as an anchor and reporter.

Jon Evans WECT

At WECT Evans works alongside;

  1. Frances Weller
  2. Ashlea Kosikowski
  3. Kim Ratcliff
  4. Bill Murray
  5. Bob Bonner
  6. Kassie Simmons
  7. Zach Solon
  8. Gannon Medwick
  9. Eric Davis
  10. Gabe Ross
  11. Claire Fry


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