Young Journalism Alum Finds Dream Coming True

Anna Meiler

Anna Meiler, now a reporter at WKTV NewsChannel 2 in Utica, NY, recently reported live on President Obama’s speech about college affordability in Syracuse.

Monday, September 23, 2013

Less than a year after leaving UMass, Anna Meiler ’12 (journalism) found herself covering one of the biggest news stories to ever hit the area: the Boston Marathon bombings.

Meiler, who now works as an on-air reporter at WKTV NewsChannel 2 in Utica, N.Y., was working as a news writer for NBC News affiliate WHDH-TV in Boston when the bombing occurred. “That whole week was crazy. I didn’t really sleep at all because it was breaking news after breaking news,” she says.

Read more about Meiler and her work on the Journalism website.