TURNING fFROM TOURS OF DUTY in
Afghanistan, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and
the Eastern Bloc countries of Europe
to the streets of Wilmington, an eight-year
veteran of the U.S. Army, weapons
specialist Cameron Meredith, turned
a high school whim into a career path,
trading cannons for a Canon.
“The funny thing is, it actually
started out as a joke,” Meredith says.
“I played football and soccer, and when
they started up the fashion club at my
high school, I was just like, ‘Let me
see if I can do it.’ And I did. I made it
in and I became vice president. It kind
of spun out from there. My mom is a
cosmetologist, so I have always been
His two-year-old company, Meredith
Media Group, recruits models of all
shapes and sizes and aims to showcase
natural beauty and empower women
through its placement service.
Though he’s received no special
training, Meredith shoots all of the
photographs himself. That wasn’t
always the plan.
Right, Cameron Meredith of Meredith
Media Group with an entourage of
models takes five to pose for the camera
one more time. Above, Former U.S. Army
Weapons Specialist Cameron Meredith
was with the 2-503d Airborne Infantry
of the 173d Airborne Brigade Combat
Team in Kunar Province, at Camp Bella,
Afghanistan in 2007.
WBM january 2019