John Johnson is a native of Hattiesburg, Miss., and has lived most of his life in the state. He graduated from Rust College and the University of Iowa.
John came to WTOK-TV in 1985 as 10 p.m. anchor and news director.
He is an avid sports fan, loves the San Francisco 49ers, running and playing basketball and softball.
John and his wife, an educator, have two daughters. He is active in his church and the community.