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
The Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center is getting ready to open a new Advanced Trauma Resuscitation Room. VCU is already the only Level 1 Trauma Center in central Virginia.
The Virginia Rep Theatre opens a new show tonight at Historic Hanover Tavern. "Say Goodnight, Gracie" is all about a comedy icon.
The state medical examiner will determine the identity of the person who’s body was found over the weekend in Kerr Lake.
The third annual World’s Largest Truck Convoy for Special Olympics happens tomorrow. Across the country, law enforcement will escort a convoy of trucks through cities and towns in 38 states and Canada.
Two well known VCU Medical Center faculty members are performing in a play at the VCU Theater School this weekend. Their colleaques, students and patients may not recognize them.
If you live in Chase City and your yard is a mess, it is going to cost you more money if the town has to rectify the situation.
Mecklenburg County Supervisors voted this week to turn down the School Board’s request for money to hire an engineer to develop plans for a new high school.
The Richmond Academy of Medicine’s Access Now provides free specialized health care services and can handle more patients. Next Thursday, it will be giving out "samples" and promoting good health at a grocery store in Carytown.
People with felony convictions will now be able to apply for jobs with the City of Petersburg without revealing that fact.