Miranda Fulmore

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.

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.

UAB’s Director Of Infectious Diseases Warns Caution Around COVID-19 Vaccines In Trial

The director of infectious diseases at the University of Alabama at Birmingham said vaccines in phase three clinical trials have been fast-tracked and not much is known about the long term effects or success rates.

Can Alabama College Students Skip The Next Phase Of Coronavirus Testing? Maybe.

GuideSafe plans to roll out the next phases of testing at Alabama higher education institutions.

Tuscaloosa To Close All Bars And Prohibit Alcohol Sales

Tuscaloosa Mayor Walt Maddox announced Monday a prohibition on alcohol sales and the closure of all bars for the next 14 days.

Alabama Is In ‘Survival Mode’ Says University Of Alabama Economist

One economist says the country’s deficit isn’t as important as surviving the pandemic. He’s advocating for renewed extra unemployment checks, injection $1 trillion a month into the country’s budget and issuing another round of stimulus checks to working Americans.

Pregnancy During The Pandemic: What You Should Know

The interim chair of UAB’s Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology debunked a number of COVID pregnancy myths.

Jefferson County Board Of Education Unanimously Approves ‘School Roadmap’

Parents can choose between traditional in-person classes, remote learning with Jefferson County teachers, or virtual learning with outsourced teachers.

Jay Town Resigns As U.S. Attorney Of The Northern District Of Alabama

U.S. Attorney Jay Town is resigning from his position with the U.S. Department of Justice after nearly three years on the job.

UAB To Open New Coronavirus Facility For Elderly Patients

The University of Alabama at Birmingham is creating a specialized skilled nursing facility for some COVID-19 patients in Jefferson County. Alabama’s nursing homes have seen an influx of coronavirus cases since the pandemic began in late March.

Coronavirus Cases In Ages 5-24 Double Within A Month; Alabama Hits New Record Daily High

Alabama saw the number of coronavirus cases double among 5 to 24-year-olds, according to data from the Alabama Department of Public Health. The state also recorded a new daily high of 1,129 cases between 10 a.m. Wednesday and 10 a.m. Thursday.

Protesters Gather In Birmingham To Honor George Floyd

Protesters gathered at Kelly Ingram Park in Birmingham on Saturday to honor George Floyd, the African American man killed by police in Minneapolis, MN earlier this week.