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
6:56 am
Mon November 11, 2013

VaNews for 11.11.13

Some people are questioning a sentence of six life terms given to a Hampton Roads teenager involved in a robbery, and a Southside Virginia election comes down to the luck of the draw.

Those are among the most clicked stories in recent days at the Virginia Public Access Project’s VaNews link on vpap.org.

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Government & Politics
6:31 am
Mon November 4, 2013

VaNews for 11.4.13

The non-luxuries of travel for Virginia gubernatorial candidates and a ghost in the executive mansion drew plenty of attention over the past week. 

Those are among the most clicked stories in recent days at the Virginia Public Access Project’s VaNews link on vpap.org.

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Virginia Public Access Project
5:18 pm
Mon October 28, 2013

VaNews for 10.28.13

A Virginia man’s fascination with elevators has made him a YouTube star and a new transportation plan has emerged late in the governor’s race.

Those are among the most clicked stories in recent days at the Virginia Public Access Project’s VaNews link on vpap.org.

 

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Virginia Public Access Project
10:42 am
Mon October 21, 2013

VaNews for 10.21.13

There are ongoing concerns about the financial health of  the Virginia Retirement System and plenty of speculation about who’ll be in control of the state senate a few months from now. Those stories have been among the most clicked this past week on the Virginia Public Access Project’s VaNews link at VPAP.org .

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Government & Politics
6:48 am
Mon October 14, 2013

VaNews for 10.14.13

A major test for Virginia's conservation easement program and how to film a big budget movie without attracting a lot of attention. Those stories have been among the most clicked over the past week at the Virginia Public Access Project’s VaNews link on vpap.org.

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