Fred Hunter takes journalism’s directive to tell everything in the lede and turns it upside down. “I always bury the lede,” said Hunter, WBRC meteorologist and host of Absolutely Alabama, a series of stories about people, places and things in his home state.
Hunter was the keynote speaker at Alabama Media Professionals’ annual awards luncheon April 12 at The Club in Birmingham. Twenty-four AMP members attended the event, and 10 were honored with awards in the AMP Communicat
In an era when the United States president has declared the media the enemy of the people, journalists should take extra measures to demonstrate transparency while doing the job they’ve always done: documenting history as it happens, Weld Editor Nick Patterson told Alabama Media Professionals members April 13. “If we continue to do that, we’ll make good on our end of the bargain,” he said. Patterson began his talk, titled “Journalism in the Crossfire,” by reminding attendees
With lots of effort, the 2016 AMP Awards Banquet went off at The Club in Birmingham without a hitch. We were pleased to see so many continuing their professional advancement and accomplishments. The tables were beautifully arranged and lot of laughter filled the room. Neal Vickers and Mark Mayfield were speakers. A special thanks to Joe DeScoise for taking the photos. #PastEvents #Awards #contest #Alabama #Banquet #TheClub #Birmingham #Communications