Eight-year-old John Wortman hosts a weekly newscast from his home in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. John started John News shortly after his school stopped meeting in person in March, 2020.
John says that he started John News "because I want to make people happy--even during coronavirus time."
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ARE ZOOS CRUEL TO ANIMALS?
Learn about Oregon zoo
Oregon Zoo provides exceptional experiences to guests to inspire them to create a better future for wildlife. From education programs to on-the-ground conservation efforts, the zoo is working to save species regionally and worldwide. Click here.
Find out about the national zoo
The Smithsonian's National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute cares for about 2,700 animals representing more than 390 species. SCBI scientists study and breed more than 20 species at their headquarters. Click Here.
Watch LAST week's episode of John News
John News v58: 6/21/21 — John interviews the chief meteorologist from CBS 17 News about hurricanes.
learn more about the red wolf coalition
The Red Wolf Coalition is the hub of private support for long-term red wolf restoration. The RWC provides the public with science-based information about the biology and ecology of this endangered predator. Click here.
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See where it all began
Watch the very first episode of John News! You can see how far John has come.