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 65th legislative district Includes parts of Goochland, Powhatan, Fluvanna, and Chesterfield Counties. Incumbent Republican Lee Ware has been a delegate for 18 years. His Democratic challenger is William Quarles. Correspondent John Ogle spoke to both candidates.
Monday night, Goochland County Schools are inviting faculty and staff to hear a discussion on the campus of J. Sargent Reynolds Community College and learn more about minority student achievement from an expert.
Forty-five high school students from ten countries spent last week at Collegiate School, taking part in the 3rd annual International Emerging Leaders Conference. Ten teachers accompanied them to every class to help share customs and other details of American culture.
You may see people wearing a purple ribbon during October. Its intended to be a reminder that this is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. In Henrico County, Safe Harbor, an advocacy group for survivors, is handing out ribbons and talking about the problem.
Most of Fort Lee’s furloughed Defense Department civilian employees have been back at work this week, but the government shutdown is still having an impact on services, activities, and pay for those still furloughed.
A respected health care economist told the Richmond Academy of Medicine that “business as usual” won’t cut it when it comes to health care. John Ogle has our report.
A traveling exhibition focusing on Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War opens tonight and runs through the 13th of next month at the University of Richmond Downtown at 626 East Broad.
The 9th Annual Virginia Jump-Start Summit happens on Monday at the Richmond Marriott. About 200 middle and high school administrators are expected to be there.
Petersburg fire investigators will be back this morning going through the remains of a block of buildings on the corner of South Sycamore and West Wythe Streets.