Based in Birmingham since 1976, WBHM serves a city that is more than 70 percent Black and is home to a vibrant arts community and a nationally-recognized culinary scene. It’s grown more diverse. There are auto parts manufacturers and chicken processing plants. Farms dot Alabama’s rural landscape. The University of Alabama at Birmingham is a major research institution. Hispanics and Arabs make up a growing share of our area. Alabama has 14 Historically Black Colleges and Universities, the largest group in the nation. The radio station news staff includes one main editor, a part-time editor, one full-time reporter, two part-time host/reporters, and one digital news producer.