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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

Richmond Dive Club Will Mark 10th Anniversary of Tragedy

On Saturday, on Lake Rawlings in Brunswick County, the Richmond Dive Club will place a plaque on a dive platform. It contains the names of 17 club members who died when Hurricane Iris capsized a chartered dive boat in Belize ten years ago. The tragedy remains the largest loss of life in the history of recreational diving. John Ogle reports for WCVE News.