Northeast Indiana Radio Reading Service (NEIRRS) is a FREE radio
reading service for people who are blind or have a visual or reading
impairment. For thousands of people in
northeast Indiana and northwest Ohio, NEIRRS has been a source
of in-depth news, community connection, and the voice of an
old friend for over 25 years.
NEIRRS volunteers read local news and features from a dozen area
newspapers, plus magazines, books, grocery ads, obituaries and
NEIRRS broadcasts in a fifty-mile radius from Fort Wayne over
a sub-channel frequency provided, at cost, by WBCL FM. The special
receiver needed to hear our broadcast is loaned to our listeners
at no charge.
Local newspapers, magazines, books, grocery ads, obituaries and
more. To see a complete list click
NEIRRS broadcasts 24 hours a day and seven days a week. A large-print program
schedule is available in PDF (Adobe Acrobat) format. To print a grid-format schedule In PDF click here.
NEIRRS is not-for-profit organized through the Allen County
Public Library Foundation. Financial support comes from individual
donations, contributions from corporations and foundations,
and fundraisers. Major support comes from the Allen County
Public Library, which provides building space, staff support,
utilities, and other non-financial resources for the NEIRRS
Underwrite a day of programming for only $100! Call 421-1376 to speak with NEIRRS
Manager, Lisa Bordner. She will gladly tell you more about program underwriting,
event sponsorships, or institutional options.