KPBS Radio Reading Service

General Information

KPBS Radio Reading Service
San Diego State University
5200 Campanile Drive
San Diego, CA 92182-5400
(619) 594 8170

Brief Description

Broadcasts readings by volunteers of newspapers, books and magazines 24 hours a day over a private radio channel and over the web at The web site can be accessed by anyone with a disability but the custom radio needed to hear the service only works in San Diego and is available to local residents only.

Services Offered

  • Information and Referral
    • Offers referrals to all organizations that offer services to people who are blind in San Diego County.

  • Reading Services
    • Broadcasts 24 hours daily within the San Diego County region with an emphasis on local interest news and publications (San Diego Union Tribune, North County Times, San Diego Weekly Reader, Los Angeles Times, and the Christian Science Monitor).