Meredith Heil graduated from The New School’s Eugene Lang College in 2007 with a dual B.A. in Media & Cultural Studies and Creative Writing. She received a MA in Social Documentation from the University of California, Santa Cruz in 2011. After a stint at Indiana University’s Communications & Culture PhD program, she returned home to New York City to work as a journalist and producer. 

Meredith currently works as a Content Editor for Google as well as a freelance writer specializing in all things food, drink, travel, and culture. She was previously on staff as an Editor at Tasting Table and as a National Food & Drink Writer at Thrillist Media Group, and has contributed to publications like Food & Wine, Condé Nast Traveler,, InsideHook, Thrillist Travel, Extra Crispy, Greatist, The Beer Necessities, Time Out New York, Lenny Letter, The L Magazine, and BeerAdvocate, among others.

Meredith is also an event producer and beer expert, heading up Beerded Ladies and throwing beer-centric parties all over the city. She lives in Brooklyn.