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.

Education:

  • Arkansas State University, Radio-Television

Recent Articles by Symphonie

  Today at 11: New ‘Magnolia Sunset Markets’ showcases local businesses

  Today at 11: Super Bowl ‘homegating’ snacks

  TODAY at 11: Benefits of a whole-food plant-based diet

  Expert offers tips to help parents cope with COVID-19 anxieties

  Miskelly Season of Giving Campaign: Jackson man’s generosity leads to another blessing for a family

  Today at 11: American Heart Association Metro Jackson Heart Walk

  TODAY at 11: Saving for retirement during the pandemic

  State’s first STEM Academy to open in Canton

  TODAY at 11: ABCs of protective hairstyles

  TODAY at 11: Fermented foods for better health

  Free virtual after-school program for Hinds Co. and JPS students

  TODAY AT 11: It’s spooky season! Here’s where you can catch your favorite horror classics

  366 absentee ballots cast on first day of absentee voting in Hinds County

  TODAY at 11: Easy ‘Meatless Monday’ meals

  TODAY at 11: Crispy ranch chickpeas

  TODAY at 11: Tips for a safe cookout

Dept. of Agriculture unveils Mississippi Wild Hog Control Program

  Mississippi State Fairgrounds open for temporary shelter of livestock

  Mississippi firefighters to help battle wildfire in Colorado

  Jehovah’s Witnesses annual convention goes virtual

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