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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Virginia Public Access Project
10:07 am
Mon August 12, 2013

VaNews for 08.12.13

Prescription drug abuse continues to plague far Southwestern Virginia and drivers entering Richmond will soon be greeted by a super-sized Confederate flag.

Those stories have been among the most clicked over the past week on Virginia Public Access Project’s VaNews link at 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
12:02 pm
Mon August 5, 2013

VaNews for 08.05.13

Speculation about possible changes to Virginia’s self defense laws and how some children in the Commonwealth are home schooled with no state involvement of any kind were the topics of two stories that were among the most read at the Virginia Public Access Project’s VaNews link on vpap.org  this past week.

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
11:49 am
Mon July 29, 2013

VaNews for 07.29.13

A Richmond school board member is at the center of controversy - again....and some Virginia Beach residents are upset over a late night phone call from the city.

Those are among the most read stories over the past week at Virginia Public Access Project’s VaNews site on vpap.org. Fred Echols reports.

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

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Government & Politics
6:32 am
Mon July 22, 2013

VaNews for 07.22.13

A more accurate method of detecting Lyme Disease could be soon be available thanks to research being done in Virginia and for seafood lovers, a crab of a different color. Those stories have been among the most popular this past week at the 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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Government & Politics
7:59 am
Mon July 15, 2013

VaNews for 07.15.13

Virginia is a very good state for business but apparently no longer the best and a new reality show in Richmond paints a stark picture of life in Virginia's capitol city. Those were two of the most clicked stories over the past week at Virginia Public Access Project’s V-A News link on V-PAP-dot-org.

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

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