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

  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

  She was killed at a gas station and her boyfriend was captured in Atlanta for her murder: Remembering Brittany Green

  Who killed Charles Ponthieux?

  Faces of Homicide: Zanmarkia Mack

  Women in Civil Rights: Dolores Lynch Williams

  Women in Civil Rights: First black police officers with JPD

  Women in Civil Rights: Flonzie Brown Wright

  Brandon mother uses stillborn experience to help metro-area mothers

Spread some holiday cheer: How you can donate to the Salvation Army’s Angel Tree program

City of Jackson Christmas festivities

  Dangerous Deliveries: Why are black women dying during childbirth?

Gov. Bryant supports DPS Commissioner’s decision to not buy Nike products

Jackson police investigating burglaries at Family Dollar

  Warren County Juvenile Detention Center offers art program

JPS students brush up on literacy skills at "Read to Succeed" reading program

Mississippi Student Testing Task Force aims to streamline school testing

Finalists for 2018 International Ballet Competition to be announced Tuesday

  Woman wrongly identified as Amber Alert suspect details her arrest

What's done before issuing an Amber Alert?

  Combating mosquitoes: What you can do to protect your home

Experts weigh in on the dangers of pellet guns

5-year-old girl temporarily paralyzed after tick bite

MDOT inspecting commercial vehicles in 72-hour roadcheck

City of Jackson responds to several ongoing issues

Pearl police officer warns against handicap parking violations

  Has the racial-climate changed in the country? Locals react to recent incidents

MEMA warns Memorial Day travelers to take heed of weather warnings

Hinds County Sheriff Victor Mason urges men to get their annual prostate exams