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Robert Kingett

Robert Kingett
Location
Chicago, Illinois, USA
Birthday
December 31
Title
Journalist
Company
Digital Journal
Bio
Robert Kingett is a blind journalist specializing in audio description, adaptive sports, and disability news and is a motivational speaker as well. He’s also a campaigner where his most noted work has been the accessible Netflix project. His essays have been published widely in magazines, blogs, and read on radio stations across the country and abroad. He has been published in several anthologies. He’s the chief writer consultant for Americas Comedy as well as a columnist for Truth Is Cool. His most popular column has been Kingett Reads Fifty Shades of Grey. He holds several editing jobs. He is a strong supporter and advocate for LGBTQ rights and has raised a great deal of funds for HIV and AIDS research. To read more about Robert visit his website at www.robertkingett.com

MY RECENT COMMENTS

Hi all! We have good news to report! Our Netflix letter detailing accessibility concerns with an invitation to start a constructive dialogue has even read by the CEO of Netflix, Reed Hastings, has even read today! I have the read receipt and everything, which I won’t post here because it containsRead full post »

DECEMBER 7, 2013 4:00AM

Blind Dating: The Succulent Surprise

Clocks. All they do is tick and make people fret. I’ve been waiting for the latest contestant in the endless game show that is my dating life to turn up. I don’t believe in fashionably late – stylish punctuality is much more my kind of thing – and tardiness should always… Read full post »

website: http://robertkingett.com/ folow Robert on Twitter: https://twitter.com/rkingett On this NBC segment Robert Kingett gives feedback about a dance that...
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This is clearance the blue puppet! Someone uploaded part 1 so here is part 2.
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Today bullies still exist in an alarming number of schools. Disabled people are often targets. One girl, however, is positively fighting back with many methods.
Grassroots Team Lobbies for Audio Description on Netflix | Raising the Floor:

There’s a new kind of advocacy effort that’s sweeping the net. Netflix refuses to make their site accessible to the blind. A blind journalist in Chicago is out to change that. Read full post »

Daredevil #1 Audio Edition for the blind and the visually impaired. Since his inception in 1964, Daredevil has stood out as a unique figure in comic books: A...
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Blindness does not stop Robert Kingett from becoming a Journalist:

Robert Kingett is a very strong journalist in Chicago Illinois that tackles the world of disability and accessibility. This is an interview with this powerfully persistent person

Blindness does not stop Robert Kingett from becoming a Journalist:

Robert Kingett is a very strong journalist in Chicago Illinois that tackles the world of disability and accessibility. This is an interview with this powerfully persistent person

Blind Matters Radio show acknowledgment.:

This isn’t a full on interview. This is just a short segment where the hosts talk about Robertâ??s audio description reviews Read full post »

Blind Matters Radio show acknowledgment.:

This isn’t a full on interview. This is just a short segment where the hosts talk about Robertâ??s audio description reviews Read full post »

DECEMBER 4, 2013 5:59PM

Interview with Able Pathways

Interview with Able Pathways:

The hosts talks with the creator of the accessible Netflix project to learn the history, the mission, and where the team are at in providing an accessible Netflix experience

DECEMBER 4, 2013 5:59PM

Interview with Able Pathways

Interview with Able Pathways:

The hosts talks with the creator of the accessible Netflix project to learn the history, the mission, and where the team are at in providing an accessible Netflix experience

DECEMBER 4, 2013 5:58PM

Interview with How To Be Blind

Interview with How To Be Blind:

In this interview the question â??whyâ?? is the main topic. The topic is the accessible Netflix project and why it was created. What was the driving decision to start a monumental accessibility campaign? Read full post »

DECEMBER 4, 2013 5:58PM

Interview with How To Be Blind

Interview with How To Be Blind:

In this interview the question â??whyâ?? is the main topic. The topic is the accessible Netflix project and why it was created. What was the driving decision to start a monumental accessibility campaign? Read full post »

DECEMBER 4, 2013 5:57PM

Blind matters Radio show interview 2

Blind matters Radio show interview 2:

In this second interview the hosts talk about Robertâ??s work as a blind journalist and ask him what it’s like to be the first ever-audio description critic Read full post »

DECEMBER 4, 2013 5:57PM

Blind matters Radio show interview 2

Blind matters Radio show interview 2:

In this second interview the hosts talk about Robertâ??s work as a blind journalist and ask him what it’s like to be the first ever-audio description critic Read full post »

DECEMBER 4, 2013 5:56PM

Blind Matters radio show interview 1

Blind Matters radio show interview 1:

In this first interview the team focus on Robertâ??s positive energy and how he has kept such a strong drive oh is the best with his journalism work Read full post »

DECEMBER 4, 2013 5:56PM

Blind Matters radio show interview 1

Blind Matters radio show interview 1:

In this first interview the team focus on Robertâ??s positive energy and how he has kept such a strong drive oh is the best with his journalism work Read full post »

DECEMBER 4, 2013 5:54PM

Robert Kingett on NBC Chicago

Robert Kingett on NBC Chicago:

This audio segment is from NBC channel 5 where they interview the audio description critic about the new play with audio description in Chicago

DECEMBER 4, 2013 5:54PM

Robert Kingett on NBC Chicago

Robert Kingett on NBC Chicago:

This audio segment is from NBC channel 5 where they interview the audio description critic about the new play with audio description in Chicago

DECEMBER 4, 2013 5:53PM

Interview with Disability Beat Radio

Interview with Disability Beat Radio:

In this interview we learn about the activism that has changed lives. Learn about the entire advocacy that Robert is responsible for in Illinois, helping the disabled and LGBT community

DECEMBER 4, 2013 5:53PM

Interview with Disability Beat Radio

Interview with Disability Beat Radio:

In this interview we learn about the activism that has changed lives. Learn about the entire advocacy that Robert is responsible for in Illinois, helping the disabled and LGBT community

DECEMBER 4, 2013 5:51PM

Interview with In Focus Radio show

Interview with In Focus Radio show:

In this interview we learn about Friedman Place, a supportive living place where Robert Kingett resides. They learn what the journalistâ??s high school days were like in a school for the blind. Read full post »

DECEMBER 4, 2013 5:51PM

Interview with In Focus Radio show

Interview with In Focus Radio show:

In this interview we learn about Friedman Place, a supportive living place where Robert Kingett resides. They learn what the journalistâ??s high school days were like in a school for the blind. Read full post »