Around The Dial - April 2022

Around The Dial - April 2022

Access Press is interested in listing regularly scheduled broadcast, cablecast or podcast programs by and for people with disabilities. Programming needs to have a tie to Minnesota or the Upper Midwest. 

Around the Dial is published on a space-available basis. Anyone with questions can contact jane@accesspress.org 

Cup of Council 

Cup of Council is a podcast launched by speech language pathologist/Minnesotan Amy Gundlach and two of her colleagues, who call themselves “the council.” They cover a wide array of disability-focused topics. Learn more at www.facebook.com/groups/cupofcouncilpodcast/ 

Disability Viewpoints 

Disability Viewpoints is an award-winning public access television show by and for people with disabilities. Mark Hughes and his team of co-hosts feature current news, interesting people and groups, and events in Minnesota’s disability community. The show is produced by volunteers. Find the program at MCN 6 at 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays, on YouTube @Disability Viewpoints and on community access channels. Some older shows are also archived on YouTube. Visit the show’s Facebook page at www.facebook.com/disabilityviewpoints 

Disability and Progress 

KFAI Radio, 6-7 p.m. Thu. Host Sam Jasmine and her guests explore a wide range of topics that are important to people with disabilities. Shows are now available on podcast. 

Ask the smart speaker to play Disability and Progress podcast for the latest episode. For easier access, download the app to a smart phone and hear shows on demand. Or hear Disability and Progress stream live, just tell the smart speaker to play KFAI radio.KFAI is at 90.3 FM in Minneapolis and 106.7 FM in St. Paul. Listeners outside of the Twin Cities, or those looking for a past show, will find the show’s archives online at www.kfai.org  

Email disabilityandprogress@samjasmine.com with questions and suggestions, or call 612-341-3144. Postal mail can be sent to KFAI, 1808 Riverside Ave. S., Disability and Progress, Box 116, Minneapolis MN 55454. 

Disability Channel Minnesota 

Disability Landscape/Disability Channel Minnesota is available on a YouTube channel. Mark Knutson, Charlie Brose and their team are regularly posting shows. They are looking for contributors to the channel. A recent guest was Holly Anderson, the executive director of Access Press. Contact them at disabilitychannelmn@gmail.com 

Conor’s Corner 

Conor’s Corner by Conor O’Meara can be heard at 10 a.m. Mon, replayed 8 a.m. Sat, at 94.1 or WFNU.org Frogtown Community Radio. The show can also be found on Spotify and Mixcloud. Find the radio station at www.wfnu.org 

The on-air studio line, offered 10-11 a.m. Mon, is 651-313-5125. 

O’Meara conducts a wide range of interviews, talks about what is going on in his life and even sings a little Elvis Presley when the time is right. T-shirts from the show are for sale at the St. Paul Highland Park Lund’s & Byerly’s store. 

HoodWave Disability Radio

 Daniel and Leah Hood produce HoodWave Disability Radio. They work with Conor’s Corner and are looking for organizations and people with disabilities who want to have their shows air on the online station. Anyone who wants to be a part of HoodWave can contact them. Find HoodWave radio at https://www.hoodwave.org/p/hoodwave-disability-radio-live/ or www.hoodwave.org