Kasey D. Meredith


Energetic, data embracing, social media driven digital centered journalist with an all-stakes-get-it-done attitude.




The Bakersfield Californian
Centennial sophomore earns perfect ACT test score

Like any other fifteen-year-old, Angelina Cho likes playing video games, participating in clubs at her school and gardening. But unlike other teenagers and high schoolers, she has earned a perfect score on the ACT, or American College Testing. "I was jumping up and down when I got the letter," Angelina said.

The Bakersfield Californian
Suburban bourbon: Bakersfield community giving whiskey a shot

Bakersfield is thousands of miles away from Tennessee, but local curiosity about whiskey is starting to rival that Southern stronghold of spirits. To wit: Last December, Wade Bowen of Bowen's Spirits announced he was moving into the old Vincent's Building to open a distillery, expanding his reach onto 18th Street.

The Bakersfield Californian
Healing through the power of music

Isaac Kim didn't think reading an article on the link between memory, the elderly and music would lead him to front a nonprofit when he was a high-school freshman Music of Bakersfield is a group of volunteers that plays classical music at nursing and retirement homes in Bakersfield.

The Bakersfield Californian
The power of support groups

Eliza Lyday didn't expect a theater program to be therapeutic, but it ended up being exactly what she needed. Lyday has been to traditional therapy sessions here and there, but being able to see her troubles on stage, as an outsider, she was able to navigate and open up to her friends about her mom going through cancer treatment.

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