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Taylor Smith

Taylor Smith is a journalist for WTVA-TV.

Title: Multi-Media Journalist
tdsmith@wtva.com

Hello, Aloha, Annyeonghaseyo, Hey, ya'll

Taylor joined the WTVA team in July 2018 as a reporter.

Those are just a few of the ways Taylor Smith has been saying hello in the different states and countries she has lived in.

Being a military brat most of her life, she ended up in the sunshine state and graduated from Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton with a degree in broadcast journalism.

She was a part of the radio and TV station, where she was a sports director for two years. She also interned at NBC 6 in Miami and CBS12 West Palm Beach.

When she isn’t in the newsroom, she loves being in a pumped crowd for sports games, going for runs, being in the sun at the beach and fulfilling her sweet tooth craving.

Taylor is excited to make a difference in her new community and continue to work on her journalism skills. She loves Tupelo’s Southern hospitality.

Tips or story ideas? Let Taylor know!

Recent Posts by Taylor Smith

Secret Service captures alleged Facebook stalker

A Columbus man is accused of cyberstalking and blackmailing women across the state on Facebook.

Fatal ATV accident in Tippah County

An ATV accident claimed the life of 20-year-old Wesley Good of Blue Mountain Sunday morning.

Law enforcement search for men in fraud case

Two men were caught on surveillance camera allegedly paying at stores using fraud checks.

Fire starts in basement of Tupelo home

Tupelo firefighters responded to a house fire on Lake Street.

Police investigate Verona shooting

A female was sent to the hospital following a shooting Saturday night.

Troopers: Pedestrian killed in Highway 45 crash

This article will be updated as new information becomes available.

Second Noxubee County inmate surrenders

Tremarcus Webb violated a Mississippi Department of Corrections' hold.

Family remembers Buford sisters after tragedy

Family members of the Buford sisters speak out about their tragic loss.

Argument, gunfire led to two arrests in Columbus

Two people were arrested and charged with aggravated assault after an argument led to gunfire.

Building goes up in flames in Lowndes County

A shop went up in flames n Lowndes County Saturday afternoon.

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