Volunteers in Team ESPN Radio Reading Room Produce Audio Versions of ESPN The Mag, ESPN 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.]