About

Birmingham Fun and Family is the little book with BIG resources! Our mission is simple: to be the #1 trusted resource for busy parents in Birmingham, providing them with local events, coupons, deals, and other services.

Matthew Allen is Owner and Publisher of JBMC Media, LLC,  and oversees operations of Birmingham Fun and Family Magazine, the leading family resource guide in the metro Birmingham area through its large distribution of print magazines and active social media channels.

Matthew is a native of Thomaston, GA, and a graduate of the Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Georgia. He has 15 years’ experience in print and online publishing in the Birmingham market. He believes in being an active member of his community, and is involved with many different organizations, including the Shelby County Chamber of Commerce, Hoover Area Chamber of Commerce, Hoover City Schools Foundation, Hoover Rotary Club, and Shades Mountain Baptist Church. He and his wife make their home in Hoover with their 6- and 9-year-old children and two dogs.