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A radio station known for being an authentic voice for the African American community in Birmingham and surrounding area since 1946 now has a new local owner, Attorney Courtney French, president of Courtney French Broadcasting LLC has purchased 900 Gold WATV from MCL/MCM Alabama LLC which is subsidiary of Sheridan Broadcasting.

French, 43, is a successful businessman and attorney has been recognized in the legal Community as one of the top trial lawyers in America.

“I’m not trying to start something new, this station comes with a rich history,” French said. “We all stand on the shoulders of WATV.”

“Although the station has had several owners over the years the support from listeners has remained consistent. The journey WATV is about to present to the Birmingham community is one that will preserve our heritage and continue to educate, inform and entertain our city for many years to come,” said WATV on-air personality Ron January.