Meredith Baldwin

From the River Valley to the Northwest corner, I am beyond happy to call Fort Smith, AR my home. After moving to the area in the spring of 2012, I am completely in love with the city. I’m ecstatic to be covering news in both Arkansas and Oklahoma, and feel extremely lucky to be doing what I love everyday.

I was born and raised in Kansas City, Missouri. I began my broadcasting career in college at the University of Missouri both reporting and anchoring for KOMU, Columbia’s NBC affiliate. I graduated with honors and with a Bachelor's Degree in Journalism. I also studied Spanish in college, becoming fluent in both writing and speaking the language. Even though I don’t live in Kansas City anymore, I'll forever be rooting for the Royals, Chiefs and Tigers – no matter what their current record may be.

I also spent a little over a year working with WDAF in Kansas City. During my time there, I covered several big stories. The most memorable was when I was on the ground, talking with people in Joplin, Mo., after one of the deadliest tornadoes ever recorded ripped through the city.

When I'm not telling stories, I'm sharing them on Facebook. Share a story with me on my page. I’m also constantly updating my viewers about my stories via Twitter.

I have a true passion for storytelling and believe that everyone has a story. I would love to hear yours. If you have an idea, share it with me anytime at

Recent Articles

  • Man Rescues Minister, Family From Burning Parsonage

    Posted on: 9:28 am, April 11, 2014, by , and , updated on: 09:02pm, April 11, 2014

    A man dropping his daughter off at a church day-care center in Johnson early Friday (April 11) noticed smoke coming...
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  • Fort Smith Elementary School Evacuated After Bomb Threat

    Posted on: 9:15 am, April 10, 2014, by and

    Students at Beard Elementary School in Fort Smith were evacuated Thursday morning (April 10) after a bomb threat was found...
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  • First Thursday Starts in Fayetteville

    Posted on: 8:00 am, April 10, 2014, by

    People from across Northwest Arkansas will make their way to Fayetteville Thursday night (April 10) to join in on First...
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  • Naturals Season in Full Swing With Home Opener

    Posted on: 7:50 am, April 10, 2014, by

    The Northwest Arkansas Naturals season will be in full swing Thursday night (April 10) as they take on the Frisco...
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  • FLW Tour Kicks Off on Beaver Lake

    Posted on: 7:26 am, April 10, 2014, by and , updated on: 12:28pm, April 10, 2014

    Anglers from across the world loaded up in their fishing boats Thursday morning (April 10) for the first day of...
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  • Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department Competes in ‘Roadeo’

    Posted on: 5:35 am, April 10, 2014, by

    Crew members form the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department will compete in a variety of events Thursday (April 10) at...
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  • Earthquake Wakes Up Central Oklahoma Overnight

    Posted on: 5:18 am, April 10, 2014, by

    In Oklahoma, some people had a pretty scary wake up call Thursday morning (April 10). A 4.1 magnitude earthquake hit...
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  • Road in Roland Back Open After Truck Vs. Tractor Accident

    Posted on: 8:06 am, April 9, 2014, by , updated on: 12:08pm, April 9, 2014

    Roland Police say a road is back open Wednesday morning (April 9) after a truck vs. tractor accident closed it...
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  • Two Missing After Barge Capsizes in Arkansas

    Posted on: 7:55 am, April 9, 2014, by , updated on: 12:08pm, April 9, 2014

    Search and rescue crews are back out in Mississippi County, Arkansas Wednesday morning (April 9), after two men went missing...
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  • Task Force Addresses Growing Wild Cat Problem

    Posted on: 7:31 am, April 9, 2014, by , updated on: 12:26pm, April 9, 2014

    A task force is working to determine whether Fort Smith has too many wild cats roaming its streets. Fort Smith’s...
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  • F16 Fighter Aircraft to Arrive at 188th Fighter Wing

    Posted on: 7:23 am, April 8, 2014, by , updated on: 12:37pm, April 8, 2014

    U.S. Air Force F16 fighter aircraft will be on the ground at the 188th Fighter Wing in Fort Smith for...
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  • Cloudy Water in Alma as City Flushes Water Mains

    Posted on: 7:35 am, April 4, 2014, by , updated on: 07:36am, April 4, 2014

    People in Alma might notice their water turn a little cloudy Friday (April 4), as the city’s water department flushes...
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