Why I Support WBHM: Tyler Richards

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WBHM listener and supporter Tyler Richards

Dan Carsen, WBHM

“My name is Tyler Richards. I live in Montevallo with my wife, and we’ve supported WBHM for about two years now. We love listening to Morning Edition and All Things Considered — it really drives our day.”

“In the climate that we live in, I think it’s so important that we have access to good, solid information. And we have found over the years that NPR, that public radio has been pretty much center-line in looking at both sides of an issue and delivering information that is unbiased and is accurate. And when you live in a generation or live in a time when the news that you get through Facebook is, you know, 90 percent of it or something is fake news, you really need to make sure that you have good, reliable information. That’s one of the big reasons we support public radio. The other thing is the quality of the programming that we get — not just the news, but also the fun stuff that happens on the weekends, like Wait Wait Don’t Tell Me. It really enriches and enhances our life.”

“More people listen to public radio than are supporters. I think people assume that public radio is just something that’s going to be there, that they’ll swap over to WBHM and listen to the news reports one day, and the next day they’ll just be there, and that they don’t have to worry about supporting it. And that’s just not the case.”

“It’s a great radio station with a great mission. I can’t think of a reason why not to support it. Please call 1-800-444-9246 or go to wbhm.org to give your support to public radio.”

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