Meilin Tompkins is a Digital Reporter for WCNC Charlotte and has been with the team since April 2018.
Meilin was hired to focus on reporting the positive and heartwarming stories in the Queen City. Her daily tasks include writing, shooting and editing her own stories for the station's website, social media platforms, and on-air coverage.
Before making her way to Charlotte, Meilin worked in Jacksonville, Florida for WCNC's sister station WTLV, where she was a digital producer for almost two years.
Meilin's first job out of college was working for a TEGNA station in Portland, Maine. Meilin attended Florida Gulf Coast University where she received her bachelor's degree in Journalism. Meilin is originally from St. Petersburg, Fla. and frequently goes back to visit her parents in the sunshine state.
You can catch Meilin around town visiting local shops and restaurants. You'll also see her walking her dog, Baxter, along the rail trail.
If you have a story idea for Meilin, feel free to email her at firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also view a collection of her work here: https://muckrack.com/meilin-tompkins