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.

Miranda wants to know what's on your mind. Let her know what issues are important to you and what we should be covering.

Alabama Live Election Results

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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 Patients 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.

Paighton Houston’s Remains Found In Hueytown

Authorities identified a body found behind a house in Hueytown Thursday as that of Paighton Houston, according to Trussville Detective Ben Short.

New Proposal Plans To Connect Birmingham’s City Center to Northwest Neighborhoods

A new urban development proposal plans to connect Birmingham's City Center to neighborhoods in the northwest quadrant of downtown which are separated by the interstate.

School Delays for Wednesday, Dec. 11

Some Alabama schools will delay school Wednesday because of wintery conditions.

Humans Remains Found in Macon County Could Be Those Of Aniah Blanchard

The human remains found Monday in Macon County could be Aniah Blanchard's, according to Lee County District Attorney Brandon Hughes. But Macon County Coroner Hal Bentley says his office hasn't received a call about the remains.

Road Closures Begin Wednesday For UAB’s Homecoming

Some areas around the University of Alabama at Birmingham will be closed starting Wednesday for the school's Homecoming events.

Gov. Kay Ivey to Undergo Treatment for Lung Cancer

Gov. Kay Ivey announced Thursday she has lung cancer. This comes after her doctor found a spot on her lung during a routine visit.

Lawyers File Motion to Dismiss Charges Against Woman Whose Fetus was Killed in Fight

Lawyers for a Jefferson County woman who was charged last week with manslaughter in the death of her 5-month-old fetus filed a motion to dismiss on Monday.

Young Democrats Hold Presidential Debate Watch Party

Several of the candidates have visited Alabama in the last two months, but most have not. The president of the group Birmingham Young Democrats says while many in attendance may be leaning toward a particular candidate already, the debates give them a chance to consider the full slate.

Highlights From The Big Q: Youth and Race

In this episode of The Big Q, we discuss the intersection of youth and race. How do young people look at race? How do they handle differences? And how do educators handle acts of racism in the classroom?

School Closures or Early Dismissals Due to Possible Severe Weather

A list of Alabama schools that have announced after-school closures or early dismissals because of possible severe weather Thursday, April 18.

Coroner Releases Names of 23 Tornado Victims

The victims in the Lee County tornado range in age from 6 to 89. Most seem to have died in their homes.

Dozens Still Missing In Alabama After Deadly Tornadoes Hit

In Alabama, Lee County was hardest hit by the series of tornadoes that devastated the state. Authorities put the death toll at 23 so far, with dozens still missing.

Multiple Fatalities Reported After Tornadoes Rip Through Lee County

Several are dead in Lee County after multiple violent tornadoes touched down Sunday in southeast Alabama. The death toll stands at 22 with more expected as search crews look for more victims.

Protests Move To Montgomery, Hoover Mayor Speaks Out

Hoover Mayor Frank Brocato says the city plans to defend the unidentified officer who shot and killed Emantic Bradford Jr. in any future civil litigation. Meanwhile, outraged protesters demonstrate outside of the state attorney general's office in Montgomery.

AG Marshall: Hoover Police Officer Was Justified in Fatal Shooting

Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall says the officer who shot and killed Emantic Bradford Jr. Thanksgiving night was justified. This comes in a report released Tuesday, more than two months after the shooting.

Former Birmingham Mayor Larry Langford Released Early From Prison

An attorney for former Birmingham mayor Larry Langford says he will be released from prison after years of being sick.

Bradford Family Continues to Push for Release of All Video of Mall Shooting

Civil Rights attorney Ben Crump says results from an independent autopsy of Emantic Bradford Jr. align with a short video clip before his death, a new release says.