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.
Trustmark Bank donates $500,000 to Children’s of Mississippi. The Campaign for Children’s of Mississippi is hosting a philanthropic drive to help cover the cost of expansion currently underway at Children’s.
The City of Jackson began a repaving project on Belvedere Drive. Mayor Chokwe A. Lumumba announced the Belvedere Drive project is one of three repaving projects that will take place in Ward 6 this year.
Melissa Thigpen is a Direct Entry Midwife at Jackson’s Heritage Birth Services; she said she’s seeing a boom in business as many women have expressed their concerns about the visitation policies in place at hospitals and possibly being exposed to the Coronavirus.
Members of a Bovina church are working to make life easier for cancer patients. The group gathers to create what they call Caring Shirts, and the shirts are designed with snaps around the seams for easy access to any ports or other medication that will be administered to cancer patients.