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

  Family and friends celebrate life of Shirley Middleton Blakely, founder of Prancing J-Settes

  Two agencies willing to add officers to help JPD fight crime, but issues stand in the way

  Jackson leaders hoping to have several agencies assisting JPD by month’s end

  State fair could be extended, fair officials considering possibility

  Voting advocates honored for their work in the community

  Family of Medgar Evers carrying out his legacy through advocacy and education

  City of Jackson now calling on outside agencies to help fight crime

  JPD officers say high crime rate is taking its toll on them mentally and emotionally

  Police chief talks about rising crime rate in Jackson

  Crews work to restore power in the metro after Hurricane Delta

  Ole Miss students and parents upset with the way classes are being taught

  Family in search of justice after Byram teen found dead in vacant home

  Preparations continue as thousands expected to attend Miss. State Fair

  Some residents disappointed as Yazoo County fair canceled due to coronavirus concerns

  Brandon company creates face-shields for NFL teams

  Hundreds gather for prayer rally at Brandon Amphitheater