Fred Vigeant is WITF's Director of Programming and Promotions for TV and Radio. Fred manages the schedules for our radio and television platforms. He also analyzes audience research and manages the public affairs program Smart Talk. Previously, Fred was at WRVO in Oswego, NY for 12 years serving in various roles including Program Director and before that Operations Manager. Fred graduated from the State University of New York College at Oswego with a B.A. in Mass Communications and Broadcasting.
Imagine living somewhere you didn’t choose. Being told you can’t love or leave.
For decades, that was reality for people with intellectual disabilities living in state institutions.
Today, most people with intellectual disabilities are living in the community. But, does living in the community mean you’re truly a part of it?
Going Home, a follow up to WITF’s award-winning documentary i go home, examines the journey towards inclusion for people with intellectual disabilities. Are we there yet?