Symphonie Privett

Symphonie Privett

News Anchor

Jackson, MS

Symphonie Privett joined the WLBT team as an Anchor/Reporter in December 2017.

As a military brat with California roots, Symphonie grew up traveling across the country and overseas.

She graduated from Arkansas State University with a B.S. in Radio-Television.

In 2013, she began her career at KAIT as an Associate Producer for Good Morning Region 8 and later began working as an MMJ for KAIT's evening news shows; covering breaking news, local government, education, crime, and severe weather, among other beats.

During her time at KAIT, Symphonie won 2 Arkansas Associated Press Broadcasters awards on her pieces highlighting organ donation and a young Arkansas woman beating the odds, while living with a rare genetic disorder.

In 2015, Symphonie began anchoring KAIT’s morning news show Good Morning Region 8. When she's not on-air, Symphonie enjoys reading, cooking, exercising, and community outreach through speaking engagements.


  • Arkansas State University, Radio-Television

Recent Articles by Symphonie

15 recruits graduate under Jackson Fire Department training

  Back to School: Transitioning from the classroom to virtual learning at home

Trustmark donates $500,000 to Children’s of Mississippi

  Flag Commission to begin narrowing down designs for new Mississippi state flag

Virtual reality partnership to help Clinton students, boost economic development

  35,000 masks, additional PPE purchased ahead of fall semester at Madison County Schools

  City of Jackson dealing with backlog of over 800 sewer-related issues

  New safety measures underway at Malco Theater

Repaving project underway on Belvedere Drive in Jackson

Mississippi Department of Education working on strategies to reopen schools

  Clinton pastor wakes up to racial slur keyed into side of car

  COVID-19 pandemic sparks rising interest in home births

Attorney Richard Schwartz donates 1,000 masks to UMMC

  C.M. & I College vandalized

  ‘It was like hot needle pricks in my lungs and under my ribs:' Miss. woman details battle with coronavirus

  Clinton community celebrates Holy Week with ‘Stations of the Cross’ trail

  Footprint Farms ‘drive-up’ service safely delivers healthy foods to families

Staying on track with financial aid and ACT prep

Mississippi Senate Democrats endorse Joe Biden for presidency

  Wreath-laying ceremony honors Dr. King’s legacy

  Mississippi Strong: Caring Shirts project for cancer patients

  Wellness Wednesday: Juice Cleanses

  Newly elected Hinds County officials sworn-in

  Wellness Wednesday: Healthier Holiday Cocktails

  Wellness Wednesday: Salt Cave Therapy

  ‘I realized it was just all God. He led me there’: Madison teen finds missing elderly man

Grants bring new programs to JPS school

  Jackson Police Department rolls out new traffic enforcement vehicles

Continental Tire presented with special award for energy-efficiency efforts

  Clinton’s Walk of Honorees highlights local talent