Lecturer

About Meredith Shiner

Meredith Shiner is a professional writer and strategic communicator with expertise in: national politics, media relations, executive media training, government affairs, issues and crisis management, opinion writing, broadcast media and social media.

A former political and Congressional reporter in Washington, Meredith’s writing and analysis has appeared in Politico, Roll Call, Congressional Quarterly, The Economist, Yahoo News, Rolling Stone, The Daily Beast, The New Republic, Yahoo Sports and Deadspin. Meredith also has extensive broadcast media experience, having appeared on MSNBC, PBS Newshour, Fox News, CNBC, ESPN-2, C-SPAN, NPR, ESPN Radio, and Yahoo News! With Katie Couric. She was a part-time host on SiriusXM's politics channel and is also the creator and host of a 2022 podcast series from Tablet Studios about the intersections of American culture, Jewish culture and sports.

Meredith’s communications and public affairs consulting work spans industries and, through this work, Meredith has built high-profile communications platforms, organized events with nationally recognized thought leaders, strengthened executive and brand positioning, and secured coverage in top-tier media outlets, including The New York Times, The Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, NPRBloomberg, Business Insider, USA Today, Vox, and STAT News, among others.

Meredith holds a B.A. from Duke University in political science.

She has served as an appointed lecturer at the Harris School of Public Policy since Fall 2021 and is a professional advisor to Harris' student-run policy journal, the Chicago Policy Review.