A Maggie Walker Governor's School senior will be back in class this morning (December 5). Until yesterday, he was in Washington taking part in the National Finals of the Siemens Competition, where he won a $30,000 scholarship.
John Ogle began his career in broadcast journalism while still in high school. In nearly 50 years on the radio he has worked as a news anchor for the ABC, NBC, and Mutual networks and as News Director of radio stations in Richmond, Miami, Washington, and New York City. After ten years as News Director of WCXR, Alexandria, John returned to Richmond in 1993 and organized The Richmond Times Dispatch Broadcast News Service. In its 12 year history, the network’s programming was heard on 20 radio stations across Virginia. John retired from the Times Dispatch at the end of 2004 but is still heard daily as a freelance Correspondent on WCVE Public Radio and on the ABC Radio Network.
Articles by John Ogle
Virginia Tech has suspended two football players accused of manufacturing and detonating an explosive device.
Hopewell Police are investigating a shooting at the VFW on Winston Churchill drive that put one man in the hospital and another in jail.
Virginia Beach wants to lure an NBA or NHL team to relocate there. City Council is being asked to think about upping the hotel tax to help pay for a place for the team to play.
The Virginia Historical Society has been recognized by the Mid-Atlantic Regional Archives Conference for "Unknown No Longer," a constantly expanding slave name database.
The annual Chamber of Commerce Christmas parade kicked off the holiday season in Chase City.
The Richmond Academy of Medicine recently learned about Your Brain on Music in an evening at the Country Club of Virginia with a Penn State Professor and a rag time piano player.
A skunk found on North Ninth Avenue in Hopewell has tested positive for rabies.
An easement agreement has been reached that brings the Benedictine Society a step closer to moving its preparatory school to Goochland.
The Town of Chase City will proceed with plans to upgrade its waste water treatment system.