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Meridee began reporting in the newsroom at WRTI in 2003 while working toward a master's degree in journalism at Temple University. Since that time, her duties have expanded to news anchor and contributor to WRTI's arts and culture series, Creatively Speaking.
A graduate of Hamline University School of Law, Meridee grew up in St. Paul, Minnesota, and practiced law before making a major leap into the world of journalism. She also holds a graduate degree from New York University School of Law and received a B.A in Political Science from the University of Colorado at Boulder.
In 2011, Meridee was recognized for outstanding public affairs reporting by the Pennsylvania Associated Press Broadcaster's Association (PAPBA) with awards for two News & Views stories. She received 1st place for "Baby Boomers Becoming Seniors: A Growing Population in Philadelphia," and 2nd place for "TUNE UP PHILLY: Classical Music Instruction as a Vehicle for Social Change."
Meridee can be heard weekday mornings between 6 and 10 am.