Shelby Smithson

Shelby is originally from the Bluegrass State. She grew up in Hopkinsville, Kentucky, where she discovered her love of writing.

Shelby Smithson - KAIT reporter/MMJ
Shelby Smithson - KAIT reporter/MMJ

Shelby graduated from Murray State University with a Bachelors degree in TV Production, minoring in Journalism. While in school, Shelby worked as a reporter/co-host for Murray State's video magazine, Roundabout U. She also spent a summer as an intern at WPSD in Paducah, Kentucky.

Shelby was excited to accept the position of reporter/producer at KAIT.

Shelby and her dog, Blue, are happy to call Region 8 their new home. If you have a story idea, email her at ssmithson@kait8.com

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