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
6:47 am
Mon March 31, 2014

VaNews for 03.31.14

A high-profile national political group gets involved in a county issue in Virginia...and a Christian school says it may not the be the appropriate place for one second-grader. Those stories are among the most clicked this past week at the Virginia Public Access Project's VaNews link on vpap.org

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Government & Politics
8:35 am
Mon March 24, 2014

VaNews for 03.24.14

New rules for scooters and mopeds in Virginia are in effect with more to come later this year…and the state is being asked to reconsider eligibility requirements for high school athletes. Those stories are among the most clicked this past week at the Virginia Public Access Project's VaNews link on vpap.org

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Virginia Public Access Project
4:41 pm
Mon March 17, 2014

VaNews for 03.17.14

Was it a drone or a toy above UVA?  Plus, a nice smile may get you out of a traffic ticket. Those stories are among the most clicked this past week at the Virginia Public Access Project's VaNews link on vpap.org.

 

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Virginia Public Access Project
2:18 pm
Mon March 10, 2014

VaNews for 03.10.14

One of the more brutal events of Virginia's 20th Century history is remembered and Charlottesville City Council says “no” to a budget cutting suggestion.

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

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Virginia Public Access Project
9:33 am
Mon March 3, 2014

VaNews for 03.03.14

Police officers in Chesterfield County have received some personal insights on interacting with mentally ill individuals...and a Hampton Roads woman found out it's not always easy to take a child out of martial arts training.

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

 

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