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WXXI Reachout Radio - AFB Directory Profile

General Information

WXXI Reachout Radio
280 State Street
Rochester, NY 14614
(585) 258-0333 (Local)
(585) 258-0339 (Fax)

Brief Description

Many of our programs are available as podcasts at

Hours of operation: 24-hour service. Local attended operation 9:00 AM-4:00 PM
Clients served on average per year: 3600
Staff description: 1 full-time, 1 part-time, 3 casual/fill-in.
Geographic area served: Rochester and 10 surrounding counties (Orleans, Genesee, Wyoming, Livingston, Wayne, Ontario, Yates, Seneca and portions of Allegheny and Steuben)
Publications: Annual newsletter and program guide.


Ruth Phinney, Program Director, (585) 258-0333,
Maureen Rich, Operations Assistant/Board Operator, (585) 258-0333,

Services Offered

Services for Adults

  • Reading Services
    • Provides radio reading services on subcarrier of station WXXI. Also provides podcasts of many of our programs at
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