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.
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 […]
Public Radio WBHM 90.3 FM is pleased to announce “Food and Fellowship: A Holiday Special from WBHM” featuring Birmingham’s own Dolores Hydock and Bobby Horton. WBHM partnered with Hydock and Horton to create and produce this original holiday program recorded at UAB’s Alys Stephens Performing Arts Center in front of a live audience. Its mix […]
This year, the Alabama Legislature voted to allow charter schools in the state and expanded the Alabama Accountability Act. What does this mean for the future of Alabama’s public and private schools? Can public education adequately prepare all Alabama children for career success? Join WBHM for Issues & Ales: The Future of Education in Alabama, […]
Public Radio WBHM 90.3 FM is partnering with StoryCorps to broadcast selections from its StoryCorps OutLoud initiative recorded in Birmingham. StoryCorps OutLoud is a multi-year project dedicated to preserving the often unheard voices of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender people. WBHM will share these stories on air and online Tuesdays and Fridays throughout November, 2015. […]
Public Radio WBHM 90.3 FM and Birmingham reporter Gigi Douban have been chosen collectively as participants in NPR’s Political Reporting Partnership. Douban and WBHM, along with a group of sixteen reporters from other public radio stations across the country, will work closely with NPR to cover the 2016 election from a state and local perspective. […]
Michael Harrington has been voted the winner of the Public Radio WBHM 90.3 FM Artist Challenge. Harrington’s design will be featured during WBHM’s Fall 2015 Fund Drive and is the sixth in a series of collaborations between the station and local artists. Runners up are co-designers Joey Seales and Jared Ragland of Birmingham and Diana […]
In Alabama, football is a way of life. But after recent revelations about the dangers of football-related head injuries, players and parents are reconsidering their involvement. How are health concerns changing who plays football? How does it change the culture around football, and what will it mean for the future of the sport? Join WBHM […]
Join WBHM and guest-hosts Will and Reed Lochamy at Urban Standard on Monday, July 20, at 6:30 p.m. to hear portions of Radiolab’s “American Football” episode and talk football. Will and Reed will share clips from this podcast and lead us in an entertaining and informative discussion of our State’s favorite pastime. The Lochamy brothers […]