Carole believes in giving back, and her calendar is always full with speaking engagements and public appearances throughout the Greater Milwaukee Area. Her weekly "Positively Milwaukee" reports celebrate good news and inspirational stories of people, places, and events throughout
Carole is also proud to help young cancer victims through her work with the MACC fund (Midwest Athletes against Childhood Cancer). Every year, she co-hosts the Sports Auction for MACC, which has raised hundreds of thousands of dollars for pediatric cancer research.
Meekins was also chosen to carry the Olympic Torch in conjunction with NBC's coverage of the 2000 Olympics. She is a member of the National Association of Black Journalists. Plus, Carole has received numerous awards including a "Merit Award" from the Wisconsin Broadcasting Association for Positively Milwaukee; Second Place Award from the
When she is not at work, and when there is time, Carole and her husband love to take long walks along