Public Radio WBHM 90.3 FM

WBHM is a listener-supported service of the University of Alabama at Birmingham. More than half of the station's financial support comes from listeners, with additional support from corporate underwriting and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB). WBHM is "Your NPR News Station” and home to the Alabama Radio Reading Service, a resource for the blind and print-impaired. WBHM programming also can be heard in North Central Alabama on WSGN 91.5 FM through a partnership with Gadsden State Community College and on 104.7 FM in Fort Payne.

Station Management and Contact Information

General Manager, Scott Hanley: 205-934-2227 or
Program Director, Michael Krall: 205-934-2211 or
News Director, Rachel Lindley, 205-934-2278 or
Marketing Manager, Audrey Atkins, 205-934-0130 or
Chief Operator, Darrell McCalla, 205-934-9246 or

WBHM is licensed to the University of Alabama at Birmingham and is governed by the board of Trustees of the University of Alabama.

Membership of the Trustees of the University of Alabama.

Upcoming Meetings of the Trustees of the University of Alabama.

WBHM Financial Statements

WBHM's Audited Financial Statements:

FY 2012.

FY 2013.

A copy of WBHM's most recent CPB Annual Financial Report may be obtained by visiting WBHM or calling (205) 934-2606

Compensation (FY 2012 & 2013)

List the organization’s five current highest compensated employees (other than an officer, director, trustee, or key employee) who received reportable compensation (Box 5 of Form W-2 and/or Box 7 of Form 1099-MISC) of more than $100,000 from the organization and any related organizations.

No employees met this criteria for FY 2012 or FY 2013

“..five highest compensated independent contractors that received more than $100,000 of compensation from the organization."

No independent contractors met this criteria for FY 2012 or FY 2013.

Friends Board

The Friends of WBHM community advisory board, helps inform station activities, and gives the station a voice in the community promoting public radio and its mission in North Central Alabama.

Michelle Adamo, Community Volunteer
Bryan Council, Metro Monitor (Secretary)
Brian Edwards, VP, Controller, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama
Angela Fisher Hall, Birmingham Public Library
Bob Loftin, Elyton Partners (Chair)
Jessica Merlin, MD, MBA, UAB School of Medicine
Jim Shaw, Huie, Fernambucq & Stewart, LLP
Sharon D. Stuart, Christian & Small (Vice-Chair)
Scott Hanley, General Manager, WBHM

Unless otherwise noticed, the Friends of WBHM meet at WBHM 650 11th Street South, Birmingham, AL 35233, 11:30am to 12:30pm.

Scheduled Meetings:

  • February 5, 2015
  • May 6, 2015
  • August 6, 2015
  • November 5, 2015
  • Seating is limited, so persons wishing to attend are advised to request seating through the WBHM Contact Page

    Or via phone at (205) 934-2606 or (800) 444-9246

    Interested people are strongly encouraged to contact WBHM with any questions, comments and suggestions at any time.

    Junior Advisors

    The WBHM Junior Advisors offers service, learning, cultural, and social opportunities for committed supporters in the 21-40 age range. The WBHM Junior Advisors serve under the guidance of the station’s senior Friends of WBHM community advisory board.


    Scott Atkinson, Consultant
    David Austin, Giattina Aycock Architecture Studio
    Pascal Caputo, Chief of Staff to Jefferson County Commission
    Jennifer Hatchett, YouthServe, Inc.
    Matt Hooper, senior communications director/digital strategies manager, American Heart Association
    Keya Kraft, Asst. Professor, English, Samford University
    Jessica Merlin, MD, MBA, assistant professor, UAB School of Medicine
    Matthew Swerdlin, attorney
    Katie Suttle Weinert, Littler Mendelson, P.C.
    John A. Williamson III, FNBB Capital Markets