Charles Fishburne is a correspondent for WCVE Public Radio. He brings over 40 years experience as a broadcast journalist and news executive in Richmond, Washington D.C. and New York. Charles was also a long-time television news anchor and news director in Richmond.
The Navy and NASA yesterday completed their first tests to show how they will recover astronauts from the ocean following future missions to deep space. Charles Fishburne has more in this WCVE Science Matters Report.
Virginia's oyster harvest last season was the biggest in 25 years -- more than 320,000 bushels -- and as Charles Fishburne reports, the industry is ready to increase exports with a debut at a Hong Kong seafood show next month.
A painless application of sound waves prior to major surgery may prevent potentially deadly kidney damage, according to new researach at the University of Virginia School of Medicine. Charles Fishburne reports.
School systems across Virginia are getting threat assessment training as part of a mandate passed by this year's General Assembly. The Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services has tapped UVA Education professor Dewey Cornell to train these assessment teams, and Charles Fishburne talked with him about how to make schools safer in Virginia.