Zoe McDonald

Multimedia News Producer

Zoe McDonald is WBHM’s Multimedia News Producer. She has worked at national digital media outlets for several years and is excited to shift her focus to local coverage in Central Alabama.

She cut her teeth at the University of Mississippi’s student-run newspaper, the Daily Mississippian, where she was a writer and lifestyles editor. The summer before her senior year, Zoe interned on the copy desk at The Denver Post in Colorado. After graduating with a degree in journalism, Zoe moved to Birmingham to join the video team at Meredith Corp. (formerly Time Inc.), where she made short-form news videos across brands including Southern Living, Food & Wine and Real Simple. Before joining WBHM, she completed an editorial fellowship at Insider, where she wrote and updated service journalism articles about health, home, and cooking.

Zoe grew up in Flowood, Mississippi. She enjoys reading, trying new recipes, and hiking with her dog at the many beautiful trails around Birmingham.

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