Volunteers from the company spoke to Des at their headquarters studio, at Rustington Hall, in Station Road.
The interview, which was produced by volunteer Margaret Eagle, will feature in the talking newspaper’s latest edition, this month.
Des talks about his life growing up in Sussex as well as his career as a radio and television broadcaster.
Charles Waring, director of Voice of Progress, said: “I think it’s very good for our talking newspaper that we can attract such a prestigious broadcaster to take the time and be interviewed by us.”
The Voice of Progress produces bi-weekly news, covering most of Sussex, and a magazine programme that can be heard on CDs and tapes.
These are delivered free of charge to the homes of registered blind and visually impaired listeners. For details about the service or how to receive the CDs, call 01903 776569 or e-mail [email protected]