90.3 WBHM Birmingham-- WBHM-FM has won a total of nine 2009 Alabama Associated Press awards, including Most Outstanding Radio News Operation.

For the fourth year in a row, the Alabama AP honored WBHM with the most awards of any radio station in the state:

More | Exceptional Coverage of a Planned Event for our coverage of the Larry Langford trial: Birmingham Mayor on Trial: A Preview, Larry Langford Convicted, and On The Line - the Trial of Larry Langford.

More | Best General Sports for Andrew Yeager's story on University of Alabama football players with swine flu and Tanya Ott's story on environmentally-friendly golf courses. Andrew also won the award for Best Sports Reporter.

More | Best Reporter honors went to Andrew Yeager for his stories on local government, including reporting on Jefferson County's budget crisis.

More | Best Hard News Feature was awarded to Tanya Ott's story on unemployment in Wilcox County.

More | Best Soft News Feature went to Andrew Yeager's profile of the Silly Bandz craze.

More | Best Commentary or Editorial honors went to Marie Sutton for her commentary on gay marriage, which was part of the Gay/Straight in Alabama series.

More | Best Use of Tape award went to Tanya Ott's sound-rich story on a grocery auction in Calera.

~ March 23, 2010