Audrey Atkins

Audrey Atkins

Director of Community Engagement

Audrey Atkins is WBHM's Director of Community Engagement. Born in the Oil Capital of Alabama, Citronelle, Audrey made her way to the Steel City by way of the University of Montevallo, where she earned a B.A. in English. She has worked in the legal profession, sales, and marketing, published articles in Birmingham Magazine and Lipstick, and sometimes dips a toe into the blogging world with her own take on Southern culture. By her own admission she has “never met a stranger” and loves working with WBHM’s community of supporters.

Outside of the office, Audrey enjoys spending time with her husband and son, as well as painting, writing, and cooking.

WBHM’s Guide to the 2017 Solar Eclipse

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WBHM Wins 16 Alabama AP Awards

Public Radio WBHM 90.3 FM won seven first place and nine second place Alabama Associated Press Media Editor awards at a ceremony held June 17, 2017. “It’s wonderful to have earned recognition on such a broad range of initiatives, from noteworthy reporting to public service,” says WBHM News Director Gigi Douban. “For us here at […]

Christopher Davis – One Artist, Two Designs

Birmingham native Christopher Davis is the featured artist for WBHM’s Spring 2017 Fund Drive. This time, however, we’re doing something a little different. Davis has created two designs for the station — one will be featured on a mug and the other will be featured on a pint glass. You can have either one (or […]

Gigi Douban Chosen to Lead WBHM’s News Team

Gigi Douban has been named news director for Public Radio WBHM 90.3 FM. Most recently, Douban reported extensively for Marketplace, and as an independent producer for public radio since 2006 her work has been heard on WBHM, NPR, Studio 360, and The World. She also writes for Bloomberg News and Runner’s World. “I’m lucky to […]

The Junction Listening Party, Oct. 30

Whether you call Ensley home or you’re an outsider who wants to learn more about this vibrant community, please join us for a FREE event on Sunday, October 30th from 6-7:30 p.m. at the Ensley Soho to hear stories from the WBHM 90.3 FM series and discuss Ensley’s past, present, and future. Where: Ensley Soho, […]

The mental_floss Trivia Show benefiting WBHM, Feb. 25

This is not your typical pub trivia night. The mental_floss Trivia Show, hosted by mental_floss co-founder Will Pearson, along with special guests, Reed and Will Lochamy, is a fast-paced audience-engaging night of entertainment. With a few surprise guests, you’ll have the opportunity to win big prizes and even hop on stage (if you choose) to […]

Public Radio WBHM 90.3 FM Launches Magic City Sounds

Starting today, Public Radio WBHM 90.3 FM will air Magic City Sounds, a new project featuring the voices and sounds that make up the Magic City in brief audio segments. WBHM will air these daily fragments of life, engaging moments, and personal reflections on air throughout regular programming and on-line at  The station hopes […]

Ben Lewellyn: Member of the Month, January 2016

I’m Ben Lewellyn, and I’m the Sales Director at Good People Brewing Company where I’ve worked since 2011. I’ve lived in Birmingham and the suburbs my whole life except for a two-year stint in Texas for graduate school. While I was in Texas, I started listening to the podcast of This American Life and discovered […]