A blind Huntington native has claimed his corner of the film and television industry despite the challenges that he has faced and has dedicated his life to advocating for and teaching others with disabilities that the world of TV and movies is not off limits.
Joe Strechay is a co-executive producer for season three of the show “See,” which is available on Apple TV+. One of his goals for the show was to change how blindness is seen by the world.
“I create accessibility for people who are blind or have low vision on sets,” Strechay said. “When creating the set of ‘See,’ the writers told me that we have to create an atmosphere of respect around blindness and disability.”