WCVE TV is presenting an enhanced version of Ken Burn’s The Civil War as the 150th Anniversary of the conflict draws near. This weekend, The Petersburg National Battlefield is offering a glimpse of Thanksgiving during the siege of the city in 1864.
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 Downing Bridge over the Rappahannock River desperately needs repair. The price tag approaches $5 million.
The seventh annual Band Day at the University of Virginia last weekend, gave high school musicians a day to remember and a chance to play in Scott Stadium.
The effort begun by a William and Mary student from Richmond to bring Haitian college students to study in the United States continues.
A William and Mary sophomore from Richmond is in Chicago today taping a segment of the Oprah Winfrey Show that will air on Friday.
Three men State Police say were involved in an incident after recognizing a registered sex offender in Hopewell were arraigned yesterday.
The Potomac Fisheries Commission has decided against allowing oyster farming along piers in the river.
The Police Chief in Hopewell has resigned after only three years on the job.
Virginia State University has been honored by The Hispanic College Fund.
The YMCA will break ground on Friday for its 16th branch in the Richmond area.