BirminghamWatch celebrates the founders of Alabama Initiative for Independent Journalism and the vision and legacy of founding Executive Director, Carol Nunnelley, by creating the Founders Fund. We seek investments that will allow BirminghamWatch to deepen its coverage of key issues and increase readership.
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Carol Nunnelley earned her stripes in more than 30 years at The Birmingham News and became managing editor in 1992. She took on a national role with Associated Press Media Editors in 2001, working with newsrooms across the country. In 2008, Nunnelley received APME’s top award for her role in the betterment of journalism.
In 2015, she led a staff of experienced reporters, editors and photographers in creating the trusted online news source BirminghamWatch, now one of more than 300 news nonprofits across the country. From in-depth public service projects to regular coverage of elections, council and commission meetings, BirminghamWatch continues to flourish under strong leadership representing the community as well as the highest caliber of journalism.
Your gift to the Founders Fund in this special campaign will be acknowledged to Carol personally as well as recognized in a permanent manner on the BirminghamWatch website. Join us by mailing a check to AIIJ/BirminghamWatch at P.O. Box 130712 Birmingham AL 35213 or donate directly on this page. E-mail us with comments or for more gift options.