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

  Bill that would give Miss. educators pay raise one step closer to becoming law

  Reeves not closing door on city’s request to raise sales tax

  Black History Month: The Tougaloo Nine try integrating local library through read-in

  Mother, 2 children killed in apartment fire

  Jackson residents could see their water restored within the next few days

  Power to be restored to most Entergy customers Monday

  Timeline for water reconnection for Jackson residents still unknown

  Family still claims woman sentenced for toddler’s murder is innocent

  Family Throws Surprise Drive-Thru Birthday Parade For Their Mom

  Residents Hold Unity March Hoping To Put End To Violence, Councilman Wants Help From HCSO

  New legislation aimed to help nonviolent offenders

  Black History Month: Remembering Freedom Summer of 1964 and its impact on Mississippi

  City of Jackson looking into possible curfew for everyone under 18 as violent crime rises

  Hundreds gather for prayer and healing during statewide prayer movement

Jackson Free Clinic serves those who are uninsured and underserved

Concerns surround JPD’s leadership as violent crimes continue to rise

  Distracted driving bill dies in House Judiciary Committee

  Hinds Co. deputy’s home riddled with bullets, investigation underway

  State health leaders send samples to CDC to determine if new strain has made it to Miss.

  Mississippi National Guardsmen return home after successful mission in nation’s capital

  Belhaven University builds COVID-19 testing facility on campus

Jackson councilman wants city to provide financial help to residents with water bill issues

  South Jackson residents and volunteers clean up the community, looking to revitalize the area

  Fire breaks out at Rankin Co. apartment complex

  7 years later, sketch gives hint to appearance of young boy whose remains were found in ditch

  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