Studio for the Reading Impaired has named Ann Rich full-time head of
operations as it celebrates its 25th anniversary. Rich, who previously
was with Home Services Lending in Louisville, replaces Betty Zielinski
who retired after serving as Studio Director since 1999. She joins the
Audio Studio as the custom recording facility is moving from traditional
analog equipment into digital production.
the organization gets involved in some unique projects.
recording an instruction manual for a blind guitarist—one note at a time
complete with instructions for each finger. And within the past year,
we've recorded a number of consumer information brochures for the Better
Business Bureau." One of her goals is to attract younger volunteers to
the Audio Studio—high school and college students especially. "Narrating
the diverse materials we're called on to record every day for those who
are reading impaired gives young people the opportunity to meet their
community service requirements and to broaden their own knowledge and
improve their English skills too," she says.