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

  This is Carolina: Children’s play carries on to spread Christmas cheer

  ‘I hope you be happy and joyful to Santa’: Angel Tree recipient shares Christmas joy

  Push for adoptions of teenagers as 154 children await ‘forever families’ across S.C.

  This is Carolina: America’s oldest bicycle maker filling orders in Conway

  'I am walking with heroes’: Grand Strand veteran leads Veterans Victory Walk to Mount Pleasant

  This is Carolina: ‘I love him to death’: Trash collector befriends 4-year-old along route

  ‘He’s got a legacy': Ofc. Jacob Hancher’s friend reflects on days spent watching her work

  This is Carolina: Florence man shows the value of a coin ahead of Pee Dee coin show

  Helline’s Finds: Lake City’s botanical gardens showcase beauty

  Horry County man creates Facebook group to catch pedophiles

  Ra’Shaud J. Graham Fund launched for graduating Lake City seniors

  This is Carolina: Myrtle Beach sisters rank #1 as tennis doubles team

  This is Carolina: Myrtle Beach firefighters join in stair climb to remember 9/11

  This is Carolina: Drivers reminisce on last race at Myrtle Beach Speedway

  This is Carolina: Surprise money in jar is ‘cherry on top’ for baker beating cancer

  This is Carolina: Horry Co. woman making a difference for deaf community across the country

  Damage in North Myrtle Beach from Isaias estimated at more than $2.4 million, city officials say

  ‘I felt the house start moving’: NWS confirms EF-0 tornado hit Garden City during Isaias

  This is Carolina: Aspiring Navy SEAL helping veterans and others in need

  This is Carolina: Adaptive Surf Project brings wheels to water

This Is Carolina: ‘Shell Lady’ gains popularity while inspiring others through shell garden

  This is Carolina: Lake City remembers Citadel chaplain through service, unity

  This is Carolina: 11-year-old exchanges birthday party for service party

‘This is what America needs right now’: Conway officer posts ‘moment worth sharing’ after five-car wreck

  This is Carolina: Doughnut makers bring the ‘happy hour’ to senior centers

  8-year-old starts coffee stand to raise money, say ‘thank you’ to CMC medical staff

  Huntington Beach State Park finishes nature center after 2016 fire, looks to late summer opening

  Sea turtle nesting season off to good start in S.C.; volunteers adjust to new COVID-19 rules

  Shorebirds soar after Huntington Beach State Park’s protection efforts

  LOOK OUT! Portuguese Man o’ War, blue buttons wash ashore on Grand Strand beaches