Heidi Meili


POSTED: 8:03 AM Jun 10 2012   UPDATED: 9:02 AM Nov 14 2014

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Heidi Meili

Heidi has a M.A. in communications from the Edward R. Murrow School of Communication at Washington State University. She also has a B.A. in English education.

Heidi is passionate about children and education and has continued to be involved with local schools and support groups. She is a member of P.E.O., an international scholarship organization.

Before taking this job at KECI, Heidi worked for KIRO-TV 7 News and Northwest Cable News in Seattle where she was also a Seattle Seahawks cheerleader for five years.

Heidi grew up in the northwest and enjoys dancing, cooking, skiing, hiking and other outdoor activities. She is also a big fan of her sister, Launi Meili who is an Olympic gold medalist in women's standard position rifle shooting.

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Blackfoot river clean up Making a Difference

Resident's determination helps to clean Blackfoot River

The Bureau of Land Management says more recreators are using Montana rivers and, with them, often comes more garbage.  However, the determination of one resident is helping to make the Blackfoot River cleaner.

Windstorm debris drop-off pile

Storm waste piles up at park drop-off sites

Homeowners are taking advantage of debris drop-off sites

Missoula woman places 4th at international CrossFit competition

A Missoula woman continues to impress at international CrossFit competitions.

Boone and Crockett Club

Conservation group hopes Zimbabwe controversy sparks awareness

A national conservation group hopes outrage over recent big game killings in Zimbabwe will spark a conversation about wildlife conservation.

FIRE 3.10.15

Potomac Valley house total loss after fire

A well-known ranch house in the Potomac Valley caught fire Monday night.

Missoula man recounts fleeing fire through window

A Missoula family is without a home after barely escaping a fire Thursday morning that killed two pets and destroyed almost everything they owned.

Paul Ryan

Attorney Paul Ryan outlines shooter's defense

Ryan says homeowner felt terrorized and threatened. 

Discovery, Big Sky ski areas open today

Snowcover at Discovery Ski Area, taken Tuesday, November 26th.

Discovery, Big Sky Ski Resorts open today

Ski areas set opening dates in Western Montana.

Majority of Parks and Trails bond would fund Fort Missoula

Missoula voters say yes to Parks & Trails Bond

According to unofficial results, with a vote of 19,579 in favor and 17,505 opposed, Missoula County voters said yes to a $42 million Parks and Trails Bond.

Majority of Parks and Trails bond would fund Fort Missoula

Majority of Parks & Trails Bond would fund Fort Missoula

Bond would build regional park equipped to host major tournaments.  Some say title is misleading.

Pianissimo fearuring 25-plus pianists

Pianissimo concert features more than 25 pianists

A high-powered piano concert is getting bigger and better.

Quick-thinking mom intervenes in bus stop bear encounter

Quick-thinking mom intervenes in bus stop bear encounter

Two Missoula County boys are safe after a near encounter with a bear. It happened at about 7:40 Thursday morning, just west of the Missoula city limits off Mullan Road.

Vote to avoid government shutdown expected soon

Vote to avoid government shutdown expected soon

U.S. lawmakers expect short-term budget bill to pass.


Transient homicide suspect requests waiver of extradition hearing

Man accused of torturing and shooting a transient is requesting a waiver of extradition hearing in Louisiana.

Whitefish Mountain Resort expansion on schedule

Whitefish Mountain Resort expansion on schedule

A new triple chairlift is expected to be operational by opening day at Whitefish Mountain Resort.