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: ‘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

  This is Carolina: Sign maker designs more than a thousand signs for graduates, teachers

This is Carolina: North Myrtle Beach business surprised by $1,200 mailbox donation

  This is Carolina: Couple adds trendy wine and beer shop to Lake City

  Single mother surprised with Carolina Cares campaign money returns to work as volunteer

  This is Carolina: Couple whose love began with ‘red ants’ celebrates 65th anniversary

  DHEC doctor stresses that S.C. residents continue social distancing, wearing masks as restrictions ease

  Healthy at Home: Diabetes Wellness Council offers free consultation, help amid coronavirus crisis

  This is Carolina: Myrtle Beach clothing design company sells 600 ‘beach vibe’ masks, donates back

  This is Carolina: Myrtle Beach restaurant offers free lunches to students

  Healthy at Home: Dealing with anger issues

  This is Carolina: Hamburger Joe’s empties its walls of dollar bills to give to employees

  SCDNR clarifies outdoor, boating rules after ‘Home or Work’ order

  Healthy at Home: Improving relationships during self-quarantine

  Healthy at Home: Fighting dependency issues amid coronavirus stressors

  This is Carolina: ‘Front Porch Project’ giving families something to smile about

  This is Carolina: ‘Faith Over Fear’ cross initiative spreads hope during pandemic

  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