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
From the WCVE Newsroom – a report from John Ogle on reaction to the governor’s proposed budget from a non profit watchdog group.
Three people from Charlottesville are going to jail. They were convicted of selling fake IDs to college students, and not just at UVA.
Prince George Supervisors are in the process of gathering bids to demolish the old Carson School in order to build a fire station on the site.
The City of Hopewell has gotten a downtown revitalization shot in the arm.
The Halifax Regional Health System –Sentara, has announced that it is growing again.
Dominion Virginia Power has finished a study of a 199 acre site in eastern Goochland County and certified it under its rigorous
Data Center Site Certification Program.
The holiday season is upon us. A time to celebrate with family and friends. Don’t forget the safety of your pets.
The old Holiday Inn in Petersburg is coming down. Regional news from Correspondent John Ogle.
A $2.1 million gift from the Harry and Harriet Grandis Family Foundation will endow a scholarship and lung cancer research at the Virginia Commonwealth University.