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WBHM/Birmingham Names Dahlberg Executive Director & GM


Will Dahlberg
Will Dahlberg

The University of Alabama at Birmingham names Will Dahlberg as Executive Director and General Manager of News/Talk WBHM-FM/Birmingham. Most recently, he was Deputy Director and interim Executive Director. Previously, Dahlberg served as Membership Manager from 2013-18, becoming Deputy Director in 2018. He's also held two stints as interim Executive Director.

"Will has more than a decade of experience at WBHM in a range of roles, including 15 months as interim executive director, and his passion for public radio and the people it serves is evident in everything he does," said UAB Chief Communications Officer Jim Bakken. "WBHM provides an invaluable service to the Birmingham community and beyond, and Will's commitment and vision will lead the station in delivering on its mission."

"Working at WBHM for the past decade has been the highlight of my professional career, and I am honored to serve as executive director," added Dahlberg. "I appreciate the search committee's confidence in my abilities to lead this amazing station and the talented and diverse team that works hard to serve our community. I am so grateful to the amazing WBHM team for their time, support and patience during my time as interim and throughout this search. I am also grateful to the many people at UAB who continue to support WBHM's important mission.

He added, "WBHM has done an excellent job as a public radio station since 1976, but it is important that we continue to strive to do more. I look forward to working with our team, our listeners and our supporters in the weeks and years ahead to put more 'public' in public media by better serving all our communities. As Birmingham evolves, so should its public radio station, and I can't wait for us to do that together."

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