Meredith Helline

Meredith Helline

Evening Anchor

Meredith Helline is the evening anchor for WMBF News. She anchors the 4:30, 5, 6 and 7 p.m. newscasts with Eric Weisfeld and solos the 7:30. She enterprises, writes and hosts the weekly Emmy-nominated good news series ‘This is Carolina,’ a series she started at the station in early 2018.

Meredith is a native of Louisville, KY but has called the Grand Strand home since January 2016. She graduated from the University of Kentucky. Before coming to WMBF, Meredith interned for the TODAY Show in New York City and local news stations in Kentucky and South Carolina.

Meredith won numerous awards for her college work including the Best in Show award and scholarship for college TV at the Associated Press awards. She also won both first and second place in the Best News Story TV category, and was honored to win the overall Best College Television Reporter award.

Meredith has reported on Hurricanes Matthew and Florence, the ongoing recovery efforts and breaking news events including the ambush of Florence County officers and brings uplifting ‘This is Carolina’ stories to your homes.

Meredith enjoys outdoor adventures and the beach with her beloved dog, Harper, working out and eating out in her spare time.

If you have a story you’d like Meredith to share send her an email at

Recent Articles by Meredith

  Mental health workers frustrated over lack of telehealth coverage for Medicaid clients

  This is Carolina: Kindergartner decides to be a ‘helper’ during these uncertain times

  'PS I love you, Ms. Burroughs!’: Students line Conway streets for teacher parade

  Healthy at Home: ‘Macro Mom’ shares easy ways to eat healthier at home

  This is Carolina: Loris first-graders share what Valentine’s Day means to them

  This is Carolina: Girl Scout making doggone difference at animal shelter

  This is Carolina: St. James students fill UHaul for tornado-damaged school

  This is Carolina: Two women leave messages of hope, love in seashells

  This is Carolina: Myrtle Beach Fire creates own charity, kicks it off with Project Lifesaver

  This is Carolina: Second oldest Gold’s Gym in USA becomes Iron Legacy in Myrtle Beach

  This is Carolina: Florist creates nativity mecca with over 2,500 sets

  This is Carolina: Socastee man celebrates 105th birthday

  This is Carolina: ‘The Wreathmaker’ decks the halls for 42 years

  This is Carolina: 91-year-old spends decades finding pointy treasures along Grand Strand

  This Is Carolina: Conway workers build train for Celebration of Lights festival

  This is Carolina: Ages 12 to 112 make ‘First Strides’ a success

  This is Carolina: Family carries on beloved father’s election tradition

  This is Carolina: Haunted house hopes to serve more food than frights

  This is Carolina: Man turns ‘I can’t’ into ‘I can’ after almost 400 pound weight loss

  This is Carolina: Cotton keeps generations of farmers in business

  This is Carolina: ‘River rat’ prompts conservation efforts through riverside campsites

This is Carolina: Booking a Lynches River campsite

  Embrace a Veteran: Grand Strand vet survives grenade, bullets to inspire others

  This is Carolina: Siblings make restaurant a home with over 80 years of service combined

  This is Carolina: Retired teacher opens city’s first and only coffee shop

  Jury selection underway in deadly Crescom bank robbery federal trial

  First phase of jury selection begins for man accused in Crescom Bank double murder

  Horry County police chief credits federal partnerships with drop in violent crime

  This is Carolina: Pint-sized lifeguard keeping campground beach safe for ‘seven years’

  This is Carolina: Woman engineers, builds newest drive-in movie theater ‘like a soup bowl’