What We Do
Radio Eye broadcasts the reading of newspapers, magazines, grocery ads, health information, and more to people who are visually impaired or otherwise print impaired. We are dedicated to producing quality programming designed to help our listeners lead enriched, productive, and independent lives.
Who is eligible to receive our service?
Anyone blind or legally blind
Anyone who is visually impaired
People with physical disabilities
Elderly individuals who are unable to read because of the aging process
Anyone with a condition that makes reading impossible or difficult
People in hospitals or nursing homes
And others, depending on their circumstance
What can you hear on Radio Eye?
Radio Eye airs a locally produced broadcast in which volunteers read state, regional, and local newspapers, including the Lexington Herald-Leader and the Louisville Courier-Journal. Lexington and Kentucky Obituaries are read each day at 8:30 am (9:30 am Sundays) during the Herald-Leader and at 11:30 am during the Courier-Journal.
We also provide a half hour program of sports news from the papers each day.
Every weekday morning you can hear an adapted exercise program and a health program, in which Radio Eye volunteers read health newsletters and health periodicals from such reliable sources as Mayo Clinic, Johns Hopkins, Harvard Health, etc.
Weekday mornings we also broadcast our Kentucky Series, providing readings from local magazines such as The Kentucky Explorer and The Lane Report and other Kentucky literature of interest to our listeners.
Full Details of our 24-hour broadcasting schedule can be found in the Radio Eye Program Guide.
Equal Employment Opportunity & Broadcasting Regulations
Radio Eye provides equal employment opportunity for all persons regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as a veteran, national origin, age or disability. Radio Eye complies with any special requirements relating to broadcasting standards and Federal Communications Commission (FCC) rules and regulations.