Miranda Fulmore

Multimedia News Producer



Miranda Fulmore is an award-winning journalist with several years’ experience reporting for radio, web, print and television outlets in across the Southeast and Midwest.

Before coming to WBHM, she was the morning newscaster and multimedia reporter at Indiana Public Media in Bloomington and an intern reporter at Georgia Public Broadcasting and Alabama Public Radio. While at APR she broke the story of UA students who work as “sugar babies” – trading time, affection and (sometimes) sex for gifts and cash for tuition. The story won a regional Edward R. Murrow award and the Society of Professional Journalists’ Mark of Excellence Award.

Miranda also spent time as the podcast editor for WAMU's national show, 1A, which is distributed by NPR.

Miranda grew up in Birmingham, performing with various local community theatre companies including Red Mountain Theatre. She’s a graduate of Vestavia Hills High School and the University of Alabama and in her free time she enjoys good music, fishing and cooking.

Five Things You Need To Know About Alabama’s New Medical Marijuana Law

Alabama's new medical marijuana law is more than 100-pages long. We did the hard work and pulled out the highlights that may impact you.

UAB Closes Three COVID-19 Mass Vaccination Sites While Alabama’s Vaccination Rate Remains Below 50%

UAB announced this week it's closing the majority of its public COVID-19 vaccination sites because of a decline in participation. Meanwhile, Alabama remains at the bottom nationally for the number of adults that have received at least one dose of the vaccine.

The Tornado Outbreak Of April 27, 2011: Are We Better Prepared Now?

It's been roughly a decade since April 27, 2011, a day that marked U.S. weather history. Some of the tornadoes that day tracked more than 80 miles long, bringing wind speeds up to 210 mph in some areas. The storm killed about 250 people in Alabama, alone.

How To Prepare For A Tornado

Maybe you've weathered multiple storms or perhaps it's your first season. Either way, it can be difficult to keep up with the latest on how to prepare. We've got you covered with this guide.

Alabama Deploys Mobile COVID-19 Vaccination Units To Rural Areas

All eligible Alabamians in these 24 rural counties can receive a free COVID-19 vaccine beginning Tuesday.

Alabama Plans To Open Vaccine Eligibility By May 1, But Hesitancy Remains A Problem

About one-third of adults in Alabama are hesitant to get the vaccine, according to polling by the state department of public health.

Alabama Schools Announce Closures Ahead Of Possible Severe Weather

Central Alabama is expected to see strong storms beginning Wednesday at 2 p.m. through Thursday at 4 a.m., according to new modeling by the National Weather Service in Birmingham

UAB To Open New Vaccination Site And Update Demographic Data

The vaccination site located at AOH Cathedral of the Cross in northeast Birmingham is a drive-thru site, but only eligible residents can sign up for an appointment.

A Year Like No Other: COVID-19 In The Gulf States

In a special broadcast one year after the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a pandemic, reporters from public radio stations in Alabama, Mississippi and Louisiana reflect on the toll it’s taken on the region.

New Report Outlines Voter Suppression In 2020 Election

A new report says Alabama did not do enough during the 2020 election to make voting easier for residents. But the Sec. of State disagrees.

UAB And JeffCo To Expand Vaccine Outreach In Underrepresented Communities

As of Wednesday, UAB had administered roughly 80,000 vaccine doses, but Black residents remain disproportionately underrepresented.

Pregnant Women Should Get The COVID-19 Vaccines, Says UAB Doctor

Women who are pregnant, breastfeeding and planning to get pregnant should get the COVID-19 vaccine, according to the chair of UAB's Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

Tornado Destroys Areas In North Jefferson County Killing At Least One

There's been extensive damage to homes, businesses, and schools in the area.

Birmingham Native Co-Creates The ‘Bridgerton Musical’

A singer-songwriter from Mountain Brook is using her musical skills to transform one of Netflix's top TV shows into a musical.

Alabama Man Faces 17 Indictments After Riots At The U.S. Capitol

An Alabama man who was arrested last week following riots at the U.S. Capitol now faces additional federal weapons charges.

Alabama Man Faces Federal Charges Following Riots At The U.S. Capitol

Lonnie Leroy Coffman, a 70-year-old from Falkville, Alabama, faces federal charges after being arrested this week during riots at the U.S. Capitol.

One Alabamian Dies During Siege At U.S. Capitol

One person from Alabama is dead after yesterday’s riots at the U.S. Capitol.

Local Area Hospitals Near ICU Capacities

As of Thursday, more than 2,400 COVID patients were hospitalized across the state. About 25% of those hospitalizations were in Jefferson and Shelby counties.

UAB Hospital Receives First Delivery Of Pfizer’s COVID-19 Vaccine, Vaccinations Begin Thursday

UAB Hospital received its first shipment of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine Tuesday morning.

Alabama Health Officials Hope To Receive First COVID-19 Vaccines Next Friday

Alabama will receive about 41,000 doses of a COVID-19 vaccine, which will be distributed at 16 vaccination sites at hospitals across the state.

UAB Expert: Alabama Could See ‘Tidal Wave’ Of Coronavirus Cases This Month

Alabama will likely receive its first shipment of a COVID-19 vaccine in January, according to health care experts. It was previously predicted that Alabama would receive the vaccine in December.

Health Experts: Scale Back Thanksgiving Plans To Avoid COVID-19

Research from Georgia Tech University shows there is a one in five chance you will catch the virus if you gather with a group of ten people in Jefferson County.

Jeffco Election Officials Work Through The Weekend To Fix Absentee Ballots

Some voters in Jefferson County have already come in to "cure" their ballots and can continue to do so before the deadline on Monday, November 2, at 5 p.m.

Health Experts Warn Alabama May See Another COVID-19 Surge; Fauci Is Optimistic About A Vaccine

Alabama could see another surge of COVID-19 in the coming weeks. But a vaccine could be around the coroner, according to the country's top infectious disease expert.

Activists Travel To Alabama To Canvass Marginalized Voters

Voting rights activists stopped in Alabama as part of a six-state tour to fight voter suppression in states where voter turnout is key.

County Commission Votes To Open The Courthouses For Saturday Absentee Voting

The Jefferson County Commission voted unanimously Friday to open the courthouses in Birmingham and Bessemer for in-person absentee voting.

Jefferson County Election Officials Consider Offering Absentee Voting On A Weekend

"The volume of absentee voting that we're seeing is truly unprecedented and we're doing it in the midst of a pandemic," said Jefferson County Probate Judge James Naftel.

Secretary of State Intervenes As Frustration Mounts Among Jefferson County Voters

The Alabama Secretary of State's Office created a new plan to help Jefferson County with its long absentee voting lines and understaffing, but specifics of the plan remain unclear.

Municipalities In Jefferson County Elect New Mayors In Runoffs

The cities of Homewood and Center Point have named new mayors. Meanwhile, the city of Fairfield has reelected its mayor after a runoff election.

UAB Looking For A Variety Of Patients For COVID-19 Clinical Trials

UAB is offering both inpatient and outpatient COVID-19 trials ranging from vaccines to treatments that hope to weaken the effects of the virus.

Gov. Kay Ivey Surveys Aftermath of Hurricane Sally

"It’s really, really bad. I think that I only saw two piers that were still standing. The rest are just sticks in the water," said Gov. Ivey.

Hurricane Sally Could Bring Historic Flooding, 80 MPH Winds And Tornadoes

Gov. Kay Ivey is urging anyone south of Interstate 10 to evacuate immediately as the Alabama coast prepares for landfall of Hurricane Sally.