Someone 2 Know: Breyshon Johnson
Someone 2 Know: Breyshon Johnson

We found this week's Someone 2 Know right here on the production staff for 2 News This Morning. It turns out running a professional sound board is nothing new for Nevada native, Breyshon Johnson, he's been devoted to music and its creation for years.

Someone 2 Know; Jo Dellaripa
Someone 2 Know; Jo Dellaripa

Now 86 years of age, Josephine “Jo” Dellaripa volunteers at the Reno Rodeo every year, exercises every day, and is now is now learning how to be TV personality. 

January 17th, 11:19 AM PST by Andi Guevara
Someone 2 Know; Cooper Sandoval and Sydney Larsen
Someone 2 Know; Cooper Sandoval and Sydney Larsen

Earlier this week two northern Nevada students shared the stage with Governor Steve Sisolak.

January 10th, 10:37 AM PST by Andi Guevara
Someone 2 Know ; Phil Pape
Someone 2 Know ; Phil Pape

In honor of the new year and the many health and fitness resolutions that are made, our Someone 2 Know this week is a nutritionist and former body builder with a passion for helping others.

January 3rd, 9:45 AM PST by Andi Guevara
Someone 2 Know; Ian Brockelsby
Someone 2 Know; Ian Brockelsby

13-year-old Ian Brockelsby impressed his family by turning a childhood passion - into a mission to help others this Christmas...and now his classmates are inspired, too. 

December 20th, 10:26 AM PST by Andi Guevara
Someone 2 Know; Jill Vecchina Dobbs
Someone 2 Know; Jill Vecchina Dobbs

Our Someone 2 Know began helping homeless cats and dogs more than a decade ago, now Jill Vacchina Dobbs devotes her life to saving theirs. 

December 13th, 11:36 AM PST by Andi Guevara
Someone 2 Know; Gigi Werbeckes
Someone 2 Know; Gigi Werbeckes

When she's not creating once in a lifetime moments for special couples, Gigi Werbeckes is devoting herself to serving others by volunteering for local charities.

December 6th, 9:53 AM PST by Andi Guevara
Someone 2 Know: Jack Sutton
Someone 2 Know: Jack Sutton

Long time viewers of 2 News will likely recognize this week's Someone 2 Know. Jack Sutton has been part of the KTVN family for more than 40 years and host of the show Nevada Backroads for 30.

November 29th, 11:01 AM PST by Andi Guevara
Someone 2 Know; Dr. Jennifer Salls
Someone 2 Know; Dr. Jennifer Salls

Our Someone 2 Know is Nevadan through and through...after graduating Sparks High School, she got her bachelor's, master’s and PhD from UNR. Dr. Jennifer Salls now teaches students at Clayton Middle School.

November 15th, 11:35 AM PST by Andi Guevara
Someone 2 Know Dr. Jennifer Salls
November 15th, 12:27 AM PST
Someone 2 Know; Richard Doede
Someone 2 Know; Richard Doede

After more than 40 years, a community leader in Carson City is hanging up his baton, but not before one last performance.

October 25th, 11:47 AM PDT by Andi Guevara
Someone 2 Know: Dave Archer
Someone 2 Know: Dave Archer

As the head of northern Nevada’s largest educational and networking organization, NCET, Dave Archer is helping local companies navigate our current business boom.

October 11th, 11:34 AM PDT by Andi Guevara
Someone 2 Know: Annika Caldwell
Someone 2 Know: Annika Caldwell

Annika Caldwell speaks three languages, has worked in 25 different countries over a span of 20 years, and now calls northern Nevada home.  

September 27th, 11:38 AM PDT by Andi Guevara
Someone 2 Know; Clio Togni
Someone 2 Know; Clio Togni

As an eighth generation member of an Italian circus dynasty - our Someone 2 Know has traveled the world since birth, but for most of this year, Clio Togni has been right here in Reno performing in the Cirque Paris show at the Eldorado.  

September 20th, 8:43 AM PDT by Andi Guevara
Someone 2 Know; Judge David Clifton
Someone 2 Know; Judge David Clifton

Our Someone 2 Know is deeply devoted to the rule of law. He has been fighting for justice - in everything from small cases to headline-grabbers for decades; first as a lawyer, and now as a judge. 

September 13th, 12:42 PM PDT by Andi Guevara
Someone 2 Know; Sharon Oren
Someone 2 Know; Sharon Oren

Our Someone 2 Know, Sharon Oren, moved to Reno ten years ago - for his wife. He has since grown to love the region and now runs a successful business.

August 16th, 8:48 AM PDT by Andi Guevara
Someone 2 Know: Sharon Oren
August 16th, 1:46 AM PDT
Someone 2 Know: Huntyr Sullivan
Someone 2 Know: Huntyr Sullivan

She helped deliver a baby - over the phone. We'll introduce you to the skilled dispatcher and the grateful parents in this week’s 'Someone 2 Know.' 

August 9th, 11:52 AM PDT by Andi Guevara
Someone 2 Know; Mike Whan
Someone 2 Know; Mike Whan

We're in the third month of summer - that means it's time for Hot August Nights. The classic car event runs Aug 3-4th in Virginia City and August 7-12th in Reno and Sparks. We paid a visit to Executive Director of HAN, Mike Whan, who is in his fourth year directing the event.  

August 2nd, 9:48 AM PDT by Andi Guevara
Someone 2 Know; Geoffrey Caliger
Someone 2 Know; Geoffrey Caliger

Geoffrey Caliger has worked in professional kitchens for 11 years and has been cooking for nine of them. Now he's returned to his native Nevada to stir up the food scene in Reno. 

July 20th, 7:53 AM PDT by Andi Guevara
Someone 2 Know; Thurman Carthen
Someone 2 Know; Thurman Carthen

Thurman Carthen has been a roadie, carpenter, plumber and electrician - but it's his voice that went viral a few weeks ago when he sang at the Galena High School graduation. 

July 5th, 8:12 AM PDT by Andi Guevara
Someone 2 Know; Mike Torvinen
Someone 2 Know; Mike Torvinen

He's got spurs that jingle jangle jingle ... and much like the old western song with those lyrics, Mike Torvinen loves riding horseback.

June 27th, 9:35 AM PDT by Andi Guevara
Someone 2 Know; Jevon Rowden
Someone 2 Know; Jevon Rowden

For many fitness trainers, it's all about the blood, sweat and tears but local gym owner Jevon Rowden says he would rather see the members he works with - get stronger from the inside out.

June 21st, 9:26 AM PDT by Andi Guevara
Someone 2 Know; Lafayette Webb
Someone 2 Know; Lafayette Webb

For ten years he's been protector and guardian of students at Reno High, but teens and staff say he's so much more than that.  

June 14th, 8:37 AM PDT by Andi Guevara
Someone 2 Know; Diana Lee
Someone 2 Know; Diana Lee

Diana Lee changed her career path more than ten years ago to devote herself to others - and she does it in a variety of ways. 

June 7th, 9:44 AM PDT by Andi Guevara
Someone 2 Know: Heather Penney
Someone 2 Know: Heather Penney

As a child, Heather Penney fell in love with aviation here in Nevada - at the Reno-Stead Airport. She's best known as one the first fighter pilots to take to the U.S. skies during the 9/11 attacks. 

May 31st, 8:58 AM PDT by Andi Guevara
Someone 2 Know: Jane Nichols
Someone 2 Know: Jane Nichols

The civil rights movement of the 1960's had a big impact on Dr. Jane Nichols.  

May 25th, 9:55 AM PDT by Andi Guevara
Someone 2 Know: Shanda Golden
Someone 2 Know: Shanda Golden

This week's Someone 2 Know Says the strong and unified community of northern Nevada welcomed her so warmly when she moved here decades ago that she's always looking for ways to give back.  

May 17th, 8:12 AM PDT by Andi Guevara
Someone 2 Know: Danyelle Musselman
Someone 2 Know: Danyelle Musselman

If you're a Wolf Pack fan, the name Musselman is familiar. The female half of the Reno power couple got involved with the community as soon as they moved here three years ago.  

May 10th, 11:17 AM PDT by Andi Guevara
Someone 2 Know; The Houk Family
Someone 2 Know; The Houk Family

Human trafficking - including child sex trafficking - is an international problem.  When a northern Nevada family learned it was also happening here, they decided to do something about it. 

May 2nd, 12:49 PM PDT by Andi Guevara
Someone 2 Know: Jason Shipp
Someone 2 Know: Jason Shipp

The software company Intuit is well known for its popular products - Turbo Tax and Quick Books. But, the business gives credit to its employees for being the real stars. 

April 19th, 8:18 AM PDT by Andi Guevara
Someone 2 Know: Dr. Naomi Albertson
Someone 2 Know: Dr. Naomi Albertson

A local doctor noticed the needs of some of her active but aging patients weren't being met - so she developed a new supplement.

April 12th, 10:10 AM PDT by Andi Guevara
Someone 2 Know: Jack Quinn
Someone 2 Know: Jack Quinn

As high school seniors near graduation, many ask themselves “Now what?” This week's Someone 2 Know thought he knew the answer until a monumental disappointment left him wondering. 

March 29th, 11:45 AM PDT by Andi Guevara
Someone 2 Know; Ms. Graham and Ms. Wellman
Someone 2 Know; Ms. Graham and Ms. Wellman

Two teachers at Spanish Springs Elementary go way back, Ms. Graham and Ms. Wellman.

March 15th, 11:38 AM PDT by Andi Guevara
Someone 2 Know: Lisa Moore
Someone 2 Know: Lisa Moore

Lisa Moore, the director of Life Changes, Inc. a non-profit that helps northern Nevadans find a healthy path away from substance abuse. We got a chance to catch up with Lisa and learn why she has devoted her life to this cause.  

March 8th, 11:55 AM PST by Andi Guevara
Someone 2 Know: Charlie Abowd
Someone 2 Know: Charlie Abowd

An award-winning chef who has nourished northern Nevadans for decades is celebrating his restaurant's 40th anniversary...and with it a bittersweet announcement. 

March 1st, 9:18 AM PST by Andi Guevara

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