Volunteers in Team ESPN

Volunteers in Team ESPN Radio Reading Room Produce Audio Versions of ESPN The MagESPN Deportes Mag

February 4, 2013   ESPN Front Row

The words in ESPN The Magazine and ESPN Deportes Magazine paint vivid pictures to complement rich photography and imaginative layouts. Still, not every sports fan can appreciate those publications in print.

Last year, ESPN’s Corporate Outreach launched The Team ESPN Radio Reading Program. Employee volunteers read ESPN content, such as The Magazine, and the resulting audio files are distributed across Connecticut by a nonprofit organization — Connecticut Radio Information System (CRIS). Vision-impaired fans or those who would not have access to the printed content are the beneficiaries, said Kevin Martinez, Senior Director of ESPN Corporate Outreach. [For the video, click here.]

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