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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New research indicates that at least one Chesapeake Bay species could benefit from warmer temperatures. And the school superintendent in Halifax County has seen more than enough student videos on social media.

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Chesapeake is working on changes to law that has made the city a national punch line. And shrinking profits are making it hard for many cities to keep their recycling programs alive.

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A Virginia Beach man has learned that dropping out of an election isn't as easy as it may appear.  And, a prosecutor who has handled some of Virginia's most famous cases is calling it a career.

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A small Virginia town has been wondering why its post office is being moved. It seems they may now have the answer. And, the surprise appearance of some 70-year old photos has created a mystery in Virginia Beach.

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There's a new idea for using trains to reduce congestion on Interstate-81. And members of Norfolk's school board want to know who's been criticizing them using a government Twitter account.

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