Huntsville Public Radio


Posted Friday, August 18, 2017 by WLRH News

We're thrilled that Huntsville Public Radio's Judy Watters was chosen for induction as a member of the Alabama Broadcasters Association Hall of Fame. The honor recognizes broadcasters for exceptional leadership, achievements, and contributions to the industry, and Judy's tenure at WLRH, the state's first public radio station, led broadcasters across the state to choose her.

Feel free to leave Judy your own congratulations on the contact page. Many of these comments will be read on the air!

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