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
Petersburg School Superintendent Joseph Melvin says he is confident the city will be ready to open a year round school program at one elementary and one middle school in August.
Three of the people arrested in connection with the death of Waynesboro Police Reserve Captain Kevin Quick have gang ties, and two of them were out of prison on early release at the time of his death. They’ll be arraigned this morning in Goochland County, where Quick’s body was located on Thursday.
A law enforcement source says a body found yesterday in Goochland County was that of missing Waynesboro policeman Kevin Quick. State Police have not yet (as of 8 am, February 7) confirmed the identification. John Ogle reports.
Virginia Commonwealth University’s popular Southern Film Festival happens today and tomorrow. The theme this year is Sports and the South.
HCA Virginia’s Tucker Pavilion will begin construction soon that will add 24 beds to the 19 now in use to treat children and adolescents.
The Goochland Public School system is making reading a family affair.
The Fourth Annual RVA Environmental Film Festival happens this weekend.
Following a join investigation, an arrest has been made in connection with a series of robberies in Mecklenburg and Brunswick Counties in Virginia and two counties in North Carolina.
The Commonwealth Institute for Fiscal Analysis has released findings that indicate some 161 thousand Virginians, who are working but don’t have health insurance now, could be covered if Virginia expands Medicaid.