Lee Meredith is an award-winning broadcaster and journalist who retired from Raycom Media (now Gray TV) in 2018. He began teaching courses at UNC Hussman that same year. At Raycom, Meredith served as vice president and general manager for four different television markets over a 20-year span. During that time, he was named "GM of the Year" by Broadcasting & Cable, selected as "Broadcaster of the Year" by the Louisiana Association of Broadcasters and inducted into the Silver Circle by the Nashville/Midsouth chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.

Meredith began his career as a television news reporter, before moving to producing and news management roles. During his tenure with Raycom, Meredith was a leading advocate for television news operations to accelerate the distribution of news content onto digital platforms. His aspiration as an educator is to honor the role of the Fourth Estate and to help equip students with improved critical thinking skills so they can better navigate careers in today’s dynamic media environment.


  • M.B.A., University of Memphis
  • B.A., Trinity University