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

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

  New legislation aimed to help nonviolent offenders

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

Distracted driving bill dies in House Judiciary Committee

  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

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

Cars blocking traffic on I-55 goes viral, one arrest made by JPD

‘You can’t escape the danger’: Brother and pregnant sister shot and killed in Mississippi triple homicide

  Christmas another workday for law enforcement

Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine expected to be shipped to healthcare facilities in the state this week

  Remembering the life and legacy of the late Governor William Winter

  Corruption among those in power a common trend in Mississippi. Auditor’s office looks to stop it.

Healthcare workers at one hospital receive vaccinations, other clinics still waiting

  Columbus woman challenging controversial landlord-tenant law after being evicted and losing all possessions

  Madison County teen creates hugging booths allowing families to hug their loved ones safely

Employees could be required to take COVID-19 vaccination if employers make it mandatory

  U.S. Postal Service seeing high volume of package deliveries this holiday season

Warren Co. officials search on land and water for two missing duck hunters after their boat was found overturned

Safety tips while doing your holiday shopping

  State legislators disagree on need for statewide mask mandate

  Medical experts give tips on how to have a fun (and safe) Thanksgiving

  Shoppers adjusting Christmas lists during the pandemic

  Projected Biden presidency could have big impact on immigrants in the Magnolia State

State lawmakers weigh in on Joe Biden being declared president

  ‘I just felt this immense wave of relief;’ Some Mississippians relieved, others concerned with outcome of presidential election

  Miss. voters could change the way state leaders are elected on November 3rd

  Family of Medgar Evers carrying out his legacy through advocacy and education

  Ole Miss students and parents upset with the way classes are being taught