News Director/Morning Anchor Jim Faherty joined ARN in June from 1010 WINS in New York where he served as morning anchor.  Jim has received several awards for his on air work, including the prestigious Associated Press and Edward R. Murrow awards for Best Newscast, and the New York Achievement in Radio award for Best Newscaster.

Neal Vickers

Anchor-Reporter Neal Vickers joined ARN in June 2001.  As a military broadcaster and journalist, Neal covered stories from Madrid to Berlin for 20 years.  Sometime after retiring from the military he found his home in Birmingham as afternoon Anchor for WERC AM.  Neal has received special recognition for his work over the years including awards from the Associated Press for Best Reporter, Best Investigative Reporter, and Best Spot News Coverage.