August 3, 2012

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Public Radio WBHM 90.3 FM has formed a new junior board and announced its 2012-2013 membership.

Through the new WBHM Junior Advisors, the station will offer service, learning, cultural and social opportunities for those committed supporters in the 21-40 age range. The WBHM Junior Advisors will serve under the guidance of the station’s senior Friends of WBHM community advisory board, which gives WBHM a voice in the community promoting public radio and its mission in North Central Alabama. WBHM’s programming also is aired on WSGN 91.5 FM.

Inaugural members of the junior board are Pascal Caputo, chief of staff to Jefferson County Commission President David Carrington; Brannon Dawkins, writing, editing and public relations consultant; Bebe Goodrich, owner, Cantata Coffee, LLC; Deon Gordon, partner/director, Corvus; Jennifer Hatchett, director of marketing, Junior Achievement of Greater Birmingham; Katie Suttle Weinert, associate, Bradley Arant Boult Cummings, LLC; and John A. Williamson III, securities trader, FNBB Capital Markets.

Ex-officio members of the WBHM Junior Advisors are Kristi Lamont Ellis, WBHM interim general manager and UAB assistant vice president of public relations and marketing; WBHM Director of Development Mary Hendley; and WBHM Marketing Manager Audrey Atkins.

About WBHM

Public Radio WBHM 90.3 FM, a listener-supported service of the University of Alabama at Birmingham, is “Your NPR News Station” and home to the Alabama Radio Reading Service, a resource for the blind and print-impaired. WBHM programming and award-winning regional journalism also can be heard in North Central Alabama on WSGN 91.5 FM through a partnership with Gadsden State Community College. Listen and give online at and follow the station at WBHM903 on Twitter and Facebook.