Quentin Smith

Quentin Smith


Jackson, MS

Quentin Smith is from Tupelo, Mississippi. He’s graduate of Mississippi State University. #HAILSTATE After getting his undergraduate degree at MSU, Quentin took a trip up to Northeast Ohio and enrolled in grad school at Kent State University #GOFLASHES

Being a news reporter has always been his life-long dream. Quentin’s dad was a news reporter so he naturally followed in his dad’s footsteps. Quentin began his career working as a news reporter/anchor at WCBI News in Columbus, Mississippi. After spending five years in his hometown market, he then made his way down to the Capital City to join WLBT.

Quentin is an award-wining journalist who has a passion for storytelling.

In his spare time, Quentin enjoys hanging out with his friends, playing basketball, and watching his favorite sports teams. He loves meeting new people, so if you ever see him around, don’t be afraid to speak.

Have a story idea for him? Feel free to send him an email at quentin.smith@gray.tv Also, don’t forget to follow him on Twitter!

Recent Articles by Quentin

  Fire breaks out at Rankin Co. apartment complex

  Mississippi Veterans rolling up their sleeves to get vaccinated

  Panhandling continues to be growing concern across Capital City

  MHP explains why they did not respond to incident on I-55, says it wasn’t in their jurisdiction

  JPD putting measures in place stop another interstate shutdown after viral video

  Canton community comes together for family who lost three loved ones during fatal home invasion

  Cars blocking traffic on I-55 goes viral, one arrest made by JPD

  ‘You can’t escape the danger’: Brother and pregnant sister shot and killed in Mississippi triple homicide

  Christmas another workday for law enforcement

  ‘Mr. COVID is a germ’: Hinds Co. elem. teacher writes books for kids

  Blight and abandoned homes create eyesore for Jackson residents

  Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine expected to be shipped to healthcare facilities in the state this week

  Councilman wants city to clean blight near the Jackson Zoo

  Remembering the life and legacy of the late Governor William Winter

  Corruption among those in power a common trend in Mississippi. Auditor’s office looks to stop it.

  Healthcare workers at one hospital receive vaccinations, other clinics still waiting

  Columbus woman challenging controversial landlord-tenant law after being evicted and losing all possessions

  Local residents have mixed feelings about taking COIVD-19 vaccine

  Madison County teen creates hugging booths allowing families to hug their loved ones safely

  Mobile isolation units to treat COVID-19 patients

  Employees could be required to take COVID-19 vaccination if employers make it mandatory

  U.S. Postal Service seeing high volume of package deliveries this holiday season

  Day 4: Search continues for missing duck hunters in Warren Co.

  Warren Co. officials search on land and water for two missing duck hunters after their boat was found overturned

  Some not able to spend the holidays with loved ones inside nursing homes

  Clinton city leaders urge caution after rash of car break-ins

  Jackson man describes scene of fatal motorcycle accident: It’s seared into my memory

  Students return to in-person learning after COVID outbreaks

  Safety tips while doing your holiday shopping

  Large number of customers supporting local stores during Small Business Saturday