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
7:29 am
Mon September 23, 2013

VaNews for 09.23.13

There’s a push to change the way appointments are made to the University of Virginia Board of Visitors....and a new study gives Virginia a less than sparkling grade for making health care readily available to low income residents. Stories about both were among the most clicked this past week at the Virginia Public Access Project’s VaNews link.

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Government & Politics
10:43 am
Mon September 16, 2013

VaNews for 09.16.13

Plans for a tract of land near Williamsburg and the Fairfax County Library's new strategic plan have been causing controversy.

Stories about both were among the most clicked this past week at the Virginia Public Access Project’s VaNews link.

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Government & Politics
7:08 am
Mon September 9, 2013

VaNews for 09.09.13

A mystery drone is seen above Alexandria and Virginia’s race for governor takes another weird turn.

Those stories were among the most frequently clicked this past week at Virginia Public Access Project’s VaNews link on vpap.org.

VaNews is a free public service of the Virginia Public Access Project and can be found at  vpap.org.

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Virginia Public Access Project
9:51 am
Tue September 3, 2013

VaNews for 09.03.13

It turned out the bulls weren’t the most dangerous things at Virginia’s first Great Bull Run....and the state is issuing specialty license plates that show support for Governor McDonnell, but they’re not easy to get.

Those stories were among the most frequently clicked this past week at Virginia Public Access Project’s VaNews link on vpap.org.

VaNews is a free public service of the Virginia Public Access Project and can be found at  vpap.org.

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Virginia Public Access Project
9:25 am
Mon August 26, 2013

VaNews for 08.26.13

Virginia Democrats have a placed an order - a big one - for voter information from local registrars around the state....and Tesla Motors is still trying to get permission to sell its electric cars out of showrooms in Virginia.

Those stories have been among the most clicked over the past week at Virginia Public Access Project’s VaNews link.

VaNews is a free public service of the Virginia Public Access Project and can be found at  vpap.org.

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