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
More than 8,000 people, including 1,600 children, are going hungry in the Northern Neck and Essex County.
A former Mecklenburg County supervisor has been sentenced on election charges.
The James River Association is beginning construction today on an artificial reef just south of the Varina-Enon Btidge.
Estimates are that 10,000 football fans were on hand as the Washington Redskins took to the field for the first day of training camp in Richmond.
The Science Museum of Virginia has a new neighbor and a new exhibit to welcome the Washington Redskins to Richmond.
Theater goers are sad over the closing of Sycamore Rouge.
The Petersburg School Board met last night and decided unanimously to approve applying for a planning grant.
The head of the Richmond SPCA is questioning the numbers of dogs and cats being euthanized at a shelter in Norfolk that’s run by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals.
NOTE: PETA did not respond to requests for comment.
Among the more than 600 students who are in summer programs at the School for the Performing Arts in the Richmond Community, about 30 are taking a brand new show on the road.