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
6:32 am
Mon May 12, 2014

VaNews for 5.12.14

Legal partying turns rowdy in Northern Virginia while a crowd of illegal drug users keeps it peaceful in Nelson County. 

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
8:19 am
Mon May 5, 2014

VaNews for 5.5.14

Financial troubles at a small private college in Virginia are raising questions about what will happen to the professional archives of Bristol's most famous native son....and historic sites across the Commonwealth are in danger of being lost to development and neglect. 

Those 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
7:52 am
Mon April 28, 2014

VaNews for 04.28.14

One Virginia school district  is looking at adjusting class schedules so students can get more sleep...and the streets of Richmond will soon be filled with some of the world's fastest bicycle riders. 

Those 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
6:26 am
Mon April 21, 2014

VaNews for 04.21.14

One of the 20th Century's greatest engineering achievements turns 50 years old....and you'll soon be able to explore the James River online. 

Those 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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Virginia Public Access Project
6:50 am
Mon April 7, 2014

VaNews for 04.07.14

Inmates in a Virginia jail will now be able to get their nicotine the high-tech way...and four student-athletes at William and Mary act fast and save a friend's home. 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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