NPR Illinois Radio Information Service - AFB Directory Profile

General Information

NPR Illinois Radio Information Service
One University Plaza, MS WUIS 130
Springfield, IL 62703
(217) 206-9847 (Local)
engage@nprillinois.org
http://www.nprillinois.org/topic/radio-information-service

Brief Description

Hours of operation: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Clients served on average per year: Around 550 radios are placed in the community
Number of staff: 2
Staff description: Volunteers/Student Workers.
Geographic area served: 40-mile radius of Springfield, Illinois, and 40-mile radius of Pittsfield, Illinois.

Staff

Nice Bogdanovich, Director of Development, (217) 206-6643
Beatrice Bonner, Membership and Engagement Coordinator, bbonn3@uis.edu

Services Offered

Services for Adults

  • Audiodescription
    • Provides audiodescription of performances, movies and other media.
  • Reading Services
    • Broadcasts 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Newspapers read include the State Journal Register, Jacksonville Journal Courier, Illinois Times, and Decatur Herald & Review. Adults are the target audience, but all who are print impaired are welcome to listen.

      Provides audiodescription of performances, movies and other media.
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