Meredith Hackler

Meredith Hackler is the 5 and 6 P.M. anchor at WLFI.

Title: Anchor and Reporter

Meredith Hackler is the 5 and 6 P.M. anchor at WLFI. She joined the team in August of 2019. Before taking on the role of evening anchor here in Lafayette, Meredith worked in Minneapolis at a cable station as a Multimedia Journalist and reporter. Before that, Meredith was an anchor reporter in central Illinois at WAND, where she was born and raised.

Meredith is very passionate about journalism. She is honored to have the opportunity to tell stories that impact the community. She loves having the privilege of being a voice for the voiceless and sharing stories that help create change. Some of Meredith’s most memorable reports include a two-part special on charter schools and a long-form piece on ADA developments in Minnesota.

Meredith is extremely outgoing and loves meeting new people. When Meredith isn’t working she enjoys hitting the gym and going on long walks with her yellow Labrador Daphne. Meredith and Daphne also spend a lot of time at the Shamrock Dog Park. If you see Meredith in public don’t be shy! If you have a story idea for Meredith send it her way.

Recent Posts by Meredith Hackler

Some Wolcott residents want answers about their inconsistent water pressure

One Wolcott woman says she and two of her neighbors haven't had access to proper running water for about 10 months now.

MatchBOX Coworking Studio offering new program for minority businesses

MatchBOX Coworking Studio in Lafayette is doing its part to help minority-owned businesses. They created a program called Spark 2021. The program will start in January and last the entire year.

Hope Springs Safe House is serving more clients during the COVID-19 pandemic

Hopes Springs is needing help as it continues to provide service to women experiencing domestic violence.

The historic McDonald house in Attica is now being used as an Airbnb

A historic home in Attica now has a new purpose.

Purdue faculty and staff receive bonus pay for work during the pandemic

Purdue to thank West Lafayette staff and faculty with a $750 appreciation award.

State entities checking on business for COVID-19 compliance

Governor Holcomb says the Alcohol and Tobacco Commission has made unannounced visits to 1,569 alcohol-permitted businesses, 47 were found not to be in compliance with Governor Holcomb's current mask and social distancing orders.

COVID-19 is taking a toll on healthcare workers mental health

One study found 57 percent have experienced acute stress and 48 percent exhibited depressive symptoms.

The Tippecanoe County Courthouse increases COVID-19 restrictions

The Tippecanoe County Courthouse is increasing its COVID-19 restrictions as cases continue to rise.

Local educators hold Red for Ed Parade

On Tuesday West Lafayette Community School Corporation educators held a Red for Ed parade, to encourage lawmakers not to cut any funding to public schools.

Indiana State Police make arrest in connection to Chalmers' explosion

One man is in jail after an explosion damaged a car in White County.

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