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.
Next Saturday, Aug. 17th, the James River Association is launching a new campaign. They call it "The Tire-less James." It’ll be a day long effort to remove literally tons of old tires from the river between Lynchburg and Richmond.
A Virginia Commonwealth University study shows that intensive training benefits young people with Autism Spectrum Disorders, considered one of the most challenging disabilities in terms of job placement with an employment rate of only about 20 percent.