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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

Teacher’s Play Celebrates Unsung Civil Rights Hero

50 years ago Wednesday, The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. made his I Have a Dream speech at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington. A week of events celebrating that major moment in the fight for civil rights began Saturday in Washington. Correspondent John Ogle spoke recently to a Prince George County educator about her award winning play, Walk With Me, about a civil rights hero whose name many don’t recognize.

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