Marketing and Development

In 2018, Bloom enters his 31st season in broadcasting and his 27th in the Barons radio booth. “CB” is a graduate of the University of North Carolina, Greensboro with a degree in broadcasting communications. His previous stops include Bakersfield, CA, Prince William County, VA, and Huntsville, AL before arriving in the “Magic City” prior to the 1992 season. CB is the longest-tenured radio broadcaster in the 130-year history of the Birmingham Barons. Bloom, now 55 years-old, has called Major League Baseball games for both the Montreal Expos and the Toronto Blue Jays and College Football and Women’s Basketball for Samford University as well as UAB. In addition, he has called Alabama High School State Championship games for both basketball and football for CBS-42.

In May of 2013, Bloom was inducted into the Birmingham Barons Hall of Fame. In March of 2018, Bloom was inducted into the Southern League Hall of Fame..This past January, Bloom taught a class in Broadcasting/Announcing at Birmingham Southern. In 2015 Bloom taught two classes in broadcasting at Miles College. The two-time Southern League Broadcaster of the Year, lives in Pelham with his wife, Dr. Laura Bloom, an assistant professor at the University of Montevallo and their two daughters, Chloe (23), and Alexis (21). A native of North Salem, NY, CB stays connected with his hometown teams passionately rooting for the Yankees, Rangers, Jets, and Knicks.

To contact Curt, please email cbloom@alabamaallergy.com or call 205.209.4123.

Will graduated from the University of Alabama with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and a minor in English. Previously, Will worked for The Center for Prevention of Youth Behavior Problems based out of the University of Alabama. He worked as a research assistant and lead recruiter for one of the many grant funded projects that the Center was involved in. With both his current and past experience, Will truly appreciates the opportunity he has had to witness people make remarkable changes over time. He also finds personal value in the fact that clinical research not only affects the individuals that participate, but it also helps define the future of medicine.

Will loves to cook, is an avid fan of all types of sports (Roll Tide! Go Raiders!), and enjoys spending time with friends, family, and his pets.

To contact Will, please email wodonnell@alabamaallergy.com or call 205.209.4179.