AMI-audio announces new programs and podcasts for the 2022-23 broadcast season

TORONTO, August 23, 2022 /CNW/ — Today, Accessible Media Inc. (AMI) announced its AMI-audio lineup for the 2022-23 broadcast season, including returning favorites, new programming and podcasts.

Everything starts Thursday, September 1on AMI-audio.

Highlights of the AMI-audio program include Tap twice increasing from one to six new episodes per week, the renaming of Kelly and company at Kelly and Ramyaand key new and established podcasts joining the YouTube platform.

“I’m so excited about the coming year on AMI-audio,” said Andy Frank, Manager, AMI-audio. “Tap twice moving to six new episodes per week shows its popularity with our audience. Expanding our podcast library to include YouTube will introduce new listeners to the amazing content we deliver every day. And stay tuned for more exciting news on Kelly and Ramya.”

Programming back to AMI-audio

The Globe and Mail todayMonday to Friday at 8am East
Start your weekday mornings with The Globe and Mail today at 8am oriental like mike ross and Corinne Van Dusen delivering news, op-eds and business, sports and entertainment stories from the latest edition of The Globe and Mail.

Maclean’s MagazineMonday to Friday at 9am East
Hosted by Matt Speirlisten to a selection of feature articles from the most recent edition of Maclean’s. Maclean’s Magazine will alternate with walrus voicedynamic readings of stimulating articles from Morse magazine, in this time slot.

The daily life of the guardsMonday to Friday at 10am East
Hosted by Hannah Tausz and Laura Kirkerlisten to a selection of in-depth articles from The Guardiana British daily newspaper with a decidedly international vocation focusing on politics, economics and environmental issues.

Podcast roundupMonday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday at 11 a.m. East
Jacob Chymansky and Nisreen Abdel-Majid bringing you highlights of the week’s AMI podcasts.

The neutral zoneTuesdays at 11 a.m. East
On The neutral zone, Brock Richardson and his team, including Cam Jenkins, Claire Buchanan and Joshua Watson—discuss from Canada year-round Parasport activities, in addition to offering their usual entertaining opinions on Canadian professional sports teams.

Tap twiceMonday-Friday 12:00 noon Eastern Time (new day and time)
You wanted more Tap twice and we deliver! Tune in daily for new episodes of Tap twice for discussions, moderated by steven scott, Shaun Preece and Marc Aflaloon news, reviews and technology stories relevant to people who are blind or partially sighted.

My life in Books with Red Széll, Monday to Friday at 1 p.m. East
Join broadcaster Red Széll for My life in Books with Red Széllwith individual interviews with authors who discuss their lives, their works and three books that have touched them. My life in Books with Red Széll will alternate with AMI Audiobook Review and The pulse.

Kelly and RamyaMonday to Friday at 2 p.m. East
New name, same great show! Let Kelly MacDonald and Ramya Amuthan be your afternoon guides every day of 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. East. Join Kelly, Ramya, and blind and visually impaired contributors for lively discussions about the arts, entertainment, and lifestyle issues that matter to you.

Learn more about AMI-audio programming at

New AMI-audio podcasts available on YouTube

Tripping on air
Say Mode host Ardra Shephardin the same way Alex Hajar, brings her faith-based/informative blog, Tripping On Air, to the podcast airwaves where she spills the tea on what it’s really like to live with MS. Each month, Tripping on air invites cool kids with chronic illnesses to connect, hang out, laugh, learn a few tricks and above all, feel seen.

Raising Kindness with Becki Zer
Former RN Becki Zerr has completed her hit AMI audio memoir, blind reality, after two years and 20 episodes. Now she shines the spotlight on others! In Raising Kindness with Becki ZerBecki and her son, Bennett, perform acts of kindness in settings such as shelters, community centers and retirement homes across the south Saskatchewan. Along the way, listeners learn about the work done in these places and meet people who are improving the lives of those in need.

Blind Golf Canada
Hosted by Gerry Nelson and Darren Douma, Blind Golf Canada champions the evolution of the sport supported by the AMI, including its recent partnership with ParaGolf Canada. summer episodes Blind Golf Canada feature highlights from the four major ParaGolf Canada events held each year.

Shaun from the shed
Hosted by Tap twiceit is Shaun Preece from his shed to Manchester, Shaun from the shed gives tech newcomers a helping hand with everything from using a screen reader or smart speakers to unboxing and starting a new computer.

The pulse (New on youtube)
The pulse is now available on YouTube! Host Joeita Gupta leads an in-depth discussion of issues affecting the disability community across Canada.

Moments of low vision (New on youtube)
Part story time, part comedy, part awareness, Moments of low vision with Jennie Bovard features fun experiences that happen when you’re blind or visually impaired.

These Video Podcasts Join New Seasons of Current AMI Audio Podcasts AMI Audiobook Review, AMI-audio exclusives, Accessing Art with Amy, kitchen confession, Connecting Disability, In you and outside with Laurent Gunther. Additionally, Ryan Chin and Becky Armstrong host Eyes on your moneya brand new podcast focused on managing your finances.

Download AMI-audio podcasts from your favorite podcasting platform.

Stream AMI audio programming anytime on

The full AMI-audio schedule is available online. To find the AMI Audio Channel from your cable provider, please use our online channel guide.

AMI-audio programs are also available as podcasts! Visit our Podcast Guide for more information.

About Accessible Media Inc.

AMI is a non-profit media company that entertains, informs and empowers Canadians who are blind or partially sighted. Operating three broadcast services, AMI-tv and AMI-audio in English and AMI-télé in French, AMI’s vision is to establish and sustain a voice for Canadians with disabilities, representing their interests, concerns and values ​​through through accessible media, reflection and representation. To find out more visit and

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