Why I Support WBHM: Haruyo Miyagawa
For librarian Haruyo Miyagawa, WBHM is an essential part of her day.
“I support WBHM because it helps me do my job better,” says Miyagawa. She’s currently head of Library Arts Literature and Sports Department at the Birmingham Public Library.
“Librarians are in the business of connecting people with the information they want or need,” explains Miyagawa. “We need to stay aware of what’s going on in the world, whether it’s right here in Birmingham or on the other side of the world.” She says WBHM helps her do just that.
“If you love in-depth, balanced information on a wide range of topics, please give to WBHM! You’ll be glad you did,” says Miyagawa.
Why I Support WBHM: Christina Ochsenbauer
Dr. Christina Ochsenbauer says, “I’m originally from Germany and now I live in Homewood, for the past 20 years. I discovered WBHM when I came here from Europe, and I like to listen to it because it provides the in-depth coverage of national and world news that I was used to from home. I couldn’t […]
Why I Support WBHM: John Kappes
Dr. John Kappes says, “I’m originally from the Cincinnati, Ohio area and I’ve been in Birmingham for 30 years. I used to drive down 280, and there were a lot of choices up and down the radio. And it just came to be that I listened to a radio station, WBHM, supported and based here […]
Why I Support WBHM: Ryan Jones
Ryan Jones grew up in Hoover but he travels the world regularly, and he says, “I work a lot outside of Alabama … I’ve had to go to different places throughout the South and across the country, and really around the world. And one of the things that WBHM gives me is it gives me […]
Why I Support WBHM: Catherine Mayo
Catherine Mayo of Birmingham says, “I have three children, six, eight, and nine. I turn WBHM on around seven o’clock in the morning and it’s usually still playing until seven at night. Because WBHM is playing throughout our house all day, a lot of conversations are sparked that we normally would not have. And it […]
Why I Support WBHM: Brent Womble
“My name is Brent Womble. I support WBHM and I listen to it all day, every day.” “I started listening to WBHM either 2013 or 2014, and I decided to become a member in the fall fund drive of last year.” “You know, something that’s said a lot on the air during the fund drive […]