Meredith Heil is the Editorial Director of Thrillist Travel. She's originally from St. Louis, now lives in Washington, DC, and in between has visited all 50 states plus dozens of countries. Rejoining Thrillist in 2021 after several years of freelancing, she earned an MA in Social Documentation from UC Santa Cruz and previously served as a content editor at Google as well as a staff writer for Thrillist’s Food & Drink team. Her work has been featured in The New York Times, Wine Enthusiast, Eater, Food & Wine, Bon Appétit, PUNCH, and Condé Nast Traveler, among other publications. She loves all things cocktails, crosswords, and women’s soccer. Follow along with @mereditto.
Editorial Director, Travel