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John Ogle

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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

Science Matters: “Project Plant It” Gets Kids Involved for Arbor Day

Tomorrow is Arbor Day and once again Dominion Power is helping elementary students plant trees and learn about the environment. Dominion launched Project Plant It seven years ago. According to the Virginia Department of Forestry, if all 30 thousand seedlings planted Friday grow to maturity they’ll produce nearly 75 acres of new forest land.

NASCAR’s Race to Green

NASCAR’s Race to Green campaign is celebrating at the Math Science Innovation Center. 4,000 students are planting 18 trees throughout the Richmond community as part of what they’re learning in outdoor classrooms about environmental sustainability. A dozen or so elementary, middle, and high school students will be at the center to meet NASCAR drivers Ruben Garcia, Jr. Dylan Lupton, and Brandon McReynolds.