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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

Virginia State Offers STEM Teacher Training

It has been reported that there will be a shortage of 280,000 math and science teachers by 2015. The Thurgood Marshall College Fund, working with a million dollar grant from Altria, has added two new Teacher Quality and Retention Programs to 48 others in session nationwide. One is at Tennessee State College in Nashville, the other is at Virginia State University.  John Ogle reports.