Radio Information Service

NPR Illinois Radio Information Service (RIS) is a member of the International Association of Audio Information Services and Illinois Radio Information Services Inc.

NPR Illinois provides an information service for people who are print disabled (blind, visually impaired, learning disabled and physically disabled). The service provides a wide variety of programming. Local, area and national newspapers, magazines and books are available to the listeners.

The Radio Information Service is broadcast on a subcarrier channel on NPR Illinois 91.9 FM Springfield, Illinois and WIPA 89.3 FM Pittsfield, Illinois that can be heard on a special radio called a sideband receiver. The receivers are provided at no cost to listeners in central and west-central Illinois. 

Eligible individuals living in central and west central Illinois may apply for the Radio Information Service.  If you would like to apply for a sideband receiver, please submit the Receiver Request Form.

The information service depends on volunteers to read the various programs. Volunteers are always needed to continue this valuable community service.

To become a volunteer reader contact the NPR Illinois at:

NPR Illinois - Radio Information Service
One University Plaza, WUIS-130
Springfield, IL 62703
Phone: (217) 206-9847

FULL DISCLOSURE - Avengers: Endgame

Apr 28, 2019
Front Row Network Full Disclosure
Marvel Studios

After 10 years and 21 movies of unprecedented interconnectivity and quality of film, the 3rd phase of the Marvel Cinematic Universe is coming to a close. And with it comes a close of one of the most beloved movie sagas of all time. And it is now time to spoil the ever-living-hell out of the movie event of the decade. We're talking all things Avengers: Endgame and where the MCU can possibly go from here.

FEATURING: Jeremy Goeckner, Craig McFarland, Scott McFarland and Steve Sykes