Jon Wofford is the Sports Director for Channel 8 Eyewitness News. Jon grew up in Woodhull, Illinois, where he graduated from AlWood High School. He later attended Southern Illinois University and graduated with a B. A. in Mass Communications.
Jon started his career as Sports Reporter for WSIL in Carbondale, IL. He then moved to South Carolina, where he was Sports Director for the CBS Affiliate in Myrtle Beach where he covered such events as the Daytona 500 and The Masters. (He even got to play a round at Augusta National.) He most recently, was a sports anchor at WHBF-TV in Rock Island, Illinois.
During his time off, he likes to play sports and FISH.
Jon and his wife Kendra have three children (Will, Gloria and Kathryn).