Johnny began his broadcast career in radio and made the switch to WCYB-TV in 1968.
He's worked as a sports anchor, news reporter and news anchor, and also reports weather weekdays on News 5 At Noon.
Johnny attended East Tennessee State University.
News 5 This Morning with Johnny Wood is one of the highest rated morning newscasts in America.
Johnny is an avid fisherman and, though he doesn’t fish every day, he spends a lot of time on our area lakes and streams.
One of the most popular features in the morning newscast is Johnny’s weekly fishing report, which he prepares every Thursday.