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

  Instagram post leads to Little River man’s arrest for alleged role in deadly Capitol riots

  This is Carolina: After-school ‘field trip’ garden helps keep thousands fed

  This is Carolina: Restaurant gives new life to wood from old Surfside Beach Pier

  This is Carolina: Grand Strand surgeon raises money, shaves head for cancer research

  Tidelands Health physician among top of St. Baldrick’s fundraisers, shaves head for cancer research

Helline’s Finds: Roca Roja Cantina in Cherry Grove

Helline’s Finds: Crooked Hammock Brewery in North Myrtle Beach

  Body of endangered whale off S.C. coast attracts host of sharks, other wildlife

  This is Carolina: Good Samaritans turn tragedy around after dog survives hit-and-run

  This is Carolina: Friends, former students rally behind retired Myrtle Beach teacher after botched knee surgery

  This Is Carolina: Old Surfside Beach Pier wood finding new purpose in the community

  This is Carolina: Two friends bring community fridges to Conway, Green Sea

  This Is Carolina: Aynor Elementary School students share what Valentine’s Day means to them

  Helline’s Finds: Carolina Pop Up Events makes any special occasion memorable

  This Is Carolina: Ministry revives tradition to bring warm blankets to Grand Strand newborns

  Myrtle Beach’s historic Charlie’s Place opens for tours amid renovations

  Fundraiser nets $10K to build memorial statue in honor of fallen North Myrtle Beach officer

CCU continues efforts to improve freshman retention, graduation rates

  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