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 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.

Alabama’s Top Health Officer: Without Compliance, Health Orders Can Only Go So Far

Alabama extended its health orders in response to the jump in coronavirus infections. But State Health Officer Dr. Scott Harris says officials have had trouble enforcing the orders already in place.

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.

UAB Furloughs Staffers And Cuts Pay Amid Pandemic

UAB announced Monday that more than 300 university staff members will be temporarily furloughed in an effort to offset significant financial losses due to COVID-19.

Ivey: Alabama Needs More Testing Before Reopening

Gov. Kay Ivey says the state needs an increase in COVID-19 testing before she reopens the state’s economy.

Gov. Kay Ivey Taps Committee to Plan For Reopening Alabama’s Economy

Gov. Kay Ivey is creating a new executive committee that’ll field recommendations on when to reopen the state’s economy.

How Inhaled Nitric Oxide Could Treat COVID-19

UAB announced Tuesday it will start testing inhaled nitric oxide as a treatment for COVID-19 patients. Nitric oxide was also used during the 2003 SARS pandemic and showed that it not only helped increase oxygen in patients, but also had anti-viral properties

Gov. Ivey Issues Statewide Stay-At-Home Order Effective April 4

Gov. Kay Ivey issued a statewide stay-at-home order Friday after mounting pressure by state and local leaders.

New Coronavirus Tracker Hopes To Locate Hotspots In Rural, Underserved Areas

UAB has created a new symptom checker to track the spread of COVID-19. The website hopes to give public health officials insight on virus hotspots, especially in underserved communities.

Updated: Where Can I Get Tested For COVID-19?

A list of where you can get tested for COVID-19 in Alabama.

Birmingham Under Shelter-In-Place Order

A new shelter-in-place order puts restrictions on where you can go outside your home.

Gov. Ivey Closes Beaches Through April 5

State and local health officials issued new statewide health restrictions Thursday in response to the growing number of COVID-19 cases in Alabama.

Alabama Health Department Expands COVID-19 Restrictions

The Alabama Department of Public Health announced Tuesday it was expanding limits on restaurants and senior center gatherings in six counties. Jefferson County put its restrictions into effect Monday.

Officials Tighten Restrictions On Gatherings As Coronavirus Cases Increase

The Alabama Department of Public Health issued new recommendations Monday as the city of Birmingham and the Jefferson County Commission declared states of emergency.

Alabama Health Officials Issue Update On Coronavirus Testing

The Alabama Department of Health has tested fewer than 20 people for COVID-19, according to officials there. None has tested positive.

Attorneys For Nathaniel Woods Request Emergency Stay Of Execution

An Alabama inmate scheduled to be executed today is asking federal courts to postpone his execution.

Alabama Live Election Results

Follow for live election coverage of the Alabama primary elections.

NPR Live Coverage: 2020 Super Tuesday

Follow NPR’s live coverage of the 2020 Super Tuesday contests, including results and analysis.

Officials Seek Answers On Plan To House Coronavirus Victims In Anniston

Anniston is being considered a “back-up plan” to house some patients that have tested positive for COVID-19, according to Gov. Kay Ivey.

Live Coverage: 2020 Nevada Caucuses

Follow NPR’s live coverage of the 2020 Nevada caucuses, including results and analysis.

Delayed School Start Times Tuesday Feb. 11, 2020

A number of area schools are delaying start times due to heavy rain and a flash flood watch early Tuesday morning.

UAB Leads a New Anti-Viral Drug Trial to Combat the Coronavirus

The University of Alabama at Birmingham is leading a new anti-viral drug trial in Wuhan, China to combat the coronavirus outbreak.

Schools Cancel Afternoon Activities due to Expected Severe Weather

As severe weather moves toward Alabama, several school districts are closing early.

Ongoing: Watch Senate Impeachment Trial Live

The Senate is holding a trial on the impeachment of President Trump, who is accused by the U.S. House of abusing his power and obstructing Congress. At the conclusion of the trial, senators are expected to vote on whether Trump should be removed from office.

Live Coverage: President Trump’s 2020 State Of The Union Address

President Trump is delivering the 2020 State of the Union address, which comes under the shadow of his impeachment trial. Watch his remarks live and follow a live annotation of his remarks, including fact checks and analysis from NPR reporters.

WBHM’s Entry for Radio Station of the Year

For us, 2019 was quite the banner year. We became the top local news and talk station in Birmingham, topping iHeartMedia’s WERC and Cumulus’ WZRR. Source, according to Nielsen spring data. We racked up 22 journalism awards last year, including eight Alabama Associated Press 1st Place awards. We collected more than $30,000 in local grant […]

WBHM’s 2020 Social Media Entry

Below you will find a video of WBHM’s social media highlights.

New Warrant Issued in Paighton Houston Case

The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a man on charges of corpse abuse in connection with the death investigation of Paighton Houston.

Three Dead in Alabama After Severe Weather Sweeps Through the South

Three people in Alabama died after severe storms hit the area on Saturday.

Birmingham and UAB Partner to Offer Free Tuition to City Graduates

The University of Alabama at Birmingham will offer a full tuition scholarship to some graduates of Birmingham City Schools as part of a new partnership with the City of Birmingham.

Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin Holds State of the City Address

Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin announced new fundraising partners for the Birmingham Promise Initiative at Tuesday’s State of the City address.