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KPBS Radio Reading Service

The KPBS Radio Reading Service broadcasts the readings of newspapers, books and magazines to those with low vision, blindness and other impairments. The Reading Service is available 24 hours a day over a private audio channel, and online via audio webstream.


Listen to the KPBS Radio Reading Service online webstream in the player below:


KPBS Radio Reading Service Stream

This service is intended solely for individuals who cannot read conventional print due to a disability. Ineligible listeners risk infringing on copyright laws, and KPBS Radio Reading Service is not responsible for any violations that may occur. Our service may not be redistributed without our written consent. By clicking below, you agree with these conditions.

Schedule|Resources|Frequently Asked Questions

Schedule

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12:00 am History Program Pet Pause Diabetic News Pets + Us Prevention Magazine Health Audio Book News
12:30 am Good Old Days Independent Living AARP Report Enabled National Geographic Opera News Science/Computers/Technology
1:00 am People Magazine Comment & Commentary Consumer News The National Enquirer Smithsonian Magazine Entertainment Weekly Science of Our Times
2:00 am Financial News Men’s Hour Women’s Hour Time Magazine - Culture Living at Home The Week Touching the Future
3:00 am Wellness & Fitness To Your Health Soap Opera Digest New York Times Book Review Pet Hour Western Short Stories The Economist
4:00 am The Atlantic Time Magazine People Magazine Keystrokes In the Kitchen African American Hour The Op-Ed Hour
5:00 am Travel American History The Week The Lighter Side O Magazine Soap Opera Digest Guideposts
6:00 am New York Times Magazine Sunday Comics The Economist Sports Illustrated Travelogue Women’s Hour Christian Today
6:30 am The Onion
7:00 am The Blindness & Disability News Hour Down to Business National Review Newsweek The Blindness & Disability News Hour Men’s Hour Catholic Today
8:00 am The New Yorker Business Week The Weekly Standard Time Magazine Wellness & Fitness Sports Illustrated Jewish Light
9:00 am Yoga Mother Jones Yoga Poetry Yoga Looking Back Body & Soul
9:30 am Good Old Days Independent Living AARP Report Enabled National Geographic The Atlantic People Magazine
10:00 am People Magazine Comment & Commentary Consumer News The National Enquirer Smithsonian Magazine
10:30 am National Geographic Time Magazine
11:00 am Financial News Men's Hour Women's Hour Time Magazine - Culture Living at Home Pet Pause
11:30 am Independent Living Prevention Magazine
12:00 pm The Wall Street Journal The Wall Street Journal The Wall Street Journal The Wall Street Journal The Wall Street Journal Comment and Commentary Entertainment Weekly
1:00 pm Christian Science Monitor Christian Science Monitor Christian Science Monitor Christian Science Monitor Christian Science Monitor
2:00 pm USA Today USA Today USA Today USA Today USA Today American History New York Times Book Review
3:00 pm The Washington Post The Washington Post The Washington Post The Washington Post The Washington Post Time Magazine - Culture O Magazine
4:00 pm The Wall Street Journal The Wall Street Journal The Wall Street Journal The Wall Street Journal The Wall Street Journal Keystrokes Travelogue
5:00 pm New York Times New York Times New York Times New York Times New York Times New York Times Book Review In the Kitchen
6:00 pm Pet Hour Eyes on Success Business Week Esquire Magazine Financial News New York Times Sunday Comics
6:30 pm Silver Threads Sound Body Consumer News The Onion
7:00 pm Entertainment Weekly Smithsonian Magazine Travel To Your Health National Review National Enquirer Christian Today
7:30 pm Reader's Digest
8:00 pm Western Short Stories The Op-Ed Hour American History Eyes on Success The Weekly Standard People Magazine Catholic Today
9:00 pm Christian Science Monitor Christian Science Monitor Christian Science Monitor Christian Science Monitor Christian Science Monitor New York Times Magazine Jewish Light
10:00 pm African American Hour Science of Our Times Rolling Stone Entertainment Weekly Newsweek The Lighter Side The New Yorker
11:00 pm Comment & Commentary Touching the Future Living at Home Down to Business Time Magazine Rolling Stone Reader's Digest
11:30 pm Looking Back

Resources

There are a number of resources available for sight- and print-impaired individuals to access news and information. This is a partial list.

LINKS TO LOCAL NEWSPAPERS ON DEMAND:

  • The LA Times on Soundcloud: soundcloud.com/latimes
  • To access audio for the San Diego Union Tribune, go to enewspaper.sandiegouniontribune.com. Highlight the article you want to hear, then click on the "Read Aloud" icon (top center of page)
  • The San Diego Union Tribune is also available as an Alexa skill (Ask Alexa for the San Diego Union Tribune)

OTHER ONLINE RESOURCES FOR THE SIGHT AND PRINT IMPAIRED:

Some KPBS Radio Reading Service programming is made available courtesy of the IAAIS Program Share. Learn more about IAAIS.