Meredith Sheldon is a SPECIAL PROJECTS PRODUCER AT 11ALIVE NEWS IN ATLANTA, GEORGIA.
She manages the station's VERIFY team and helps with production of investigative and long-form projects in Market 6.
Before she made her jump to special projects, Meredith spent 15 months as a SEGMENT & LINE PRODUCER AT 11ALIVE NEWS. She pitched, wrote and produced exclusive, original content daily for 11Alive’s broadcast and digital platforms. She managed this while juggling breaking news and line producing nearly every show at the station including midday, evening, primetime and late night newscasts.
She produced live coverage and segments for the 2020 Presidential Election, Georgia's Senate runoff election, the metro Atlanta spa shootings, an EF-4 Tornado, Atlanta's Mayoral election and the Braves winning the World Series.
Meredith started out her career as a PRODUCER-IN-RESIDENCE AT KUSA 9NEWS IN DENVER, COLORADO. She came in with no prior production experience and jumpstarted as a line producer for Market 17’s top rated morning show. There, she produced 2-hour and 1-hour newscasts and helped lead the charge in innovating a pilot producer program for post-college grads.
Meredith is a storyteller at heart. She won a NATIONAL EDWARD R. MURROW AWARD in 2019 for sports-feature reporting, and she was one of five broadcast journalists in the country to compete in the HEARST NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP. She's also received awards from the Society of Professional Journalists, National Broadcast Society, NATAS Emmy Awards and the Florida Scholastic Press Association.
She's produced her own docu-series, news/feature pieces and special projects across all platforms. Her goal is to tell stories that make an impact on her community.
Meredith worked at some of the top stations in the country during her time at the University of Florida, including ABC News in Los Angeles and Local10 News in Miami.