Fred Echols

WVTF/RADIO IQ News Host, Producer and Reporter

Fred Echols is a long time member of the WVTF/RADIO IQ news department and produces news content as well as public affairs programs. Fred's career in broadcasting began in North Carolina's Triad before switching from commercial radio where he'd held numerous positions including program director to hosting public radio programming at WVTF.

 

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Government & Politics
6:58 am
Mon June 16, 2014

VaNews for 6.16.14

The political spotlight has suddenly focused on a small Virginia College where two faculty members are running against each other for Congress... and pollution in the Chesapeake Bay creates a surprising consequence for Boy Scouts in Arlington. 

Those stories have been among the most read over the past week at the Virginia Public Access Project's VaNews link on vpap.org.

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Government & Politics
8:08 am
Mon June 9, 2014

VaNews for 6.9.14

Virginia is tying to figure out what to do with a new taxi service that may not actually be  a taxi service, and one of the most extraordinary paintings ever created will be displayed in Yorktown.

Those stories have been among the most read over the past week at the Virginia Public Access Project's VaNews link on vpap.org.

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Government & Politics
6:54 am
Mon June 2, 2014

VaNews for 6.2.14

Virginia localities react – or don't – to a Supreme Court ruling on prayer by government bodies and a state senator from Northern Virginia speaks out in support of Syrian president Bashar al-Assad. 

These have been among the most read stories this past week at the Virginia Public Access Project's  VaNews link on vpap.org.

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Government & Politics
7:53 am
Tue May 27, 2014

VaNews for 5.26.14

It was raises and pink slips for McDonald's employees in Southside Virginia...and a school board member in Fairfax has changed his prom night plans after a public stir over his Twitter exchange with a student. 

These have been among the most read stories this past week at the Virginia Public Access Project's  VaNews link on vpap.org.

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Government & Politics
7:32 am
Mon May 19, 2014

VaNews for 5.19.14

An apparent Paleo-Indian ritual site found in Virginia may pre-date Stonehenge by 50 centuries...and a perplexing question about Williamsburg's unemployment rate has been answered by a pair of college students.

These have been among the most read stories this past week at the Virginia Public Access Project's  VaNews link on vpap.org.

    

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