Nickelle Smith Bio, Wiki, WKRN, Family, Net Worth and Salary

Nickelle Smith is an American midday news anchor and a general assignment morning reporter at WKRN News 2, in Nashville Metropolitan Area.

Nickelle Smith Biography

Nickelle Smith is an American midday news anchor and a general assignment morning reporter at WKRN News 2, in Nashville Metropolitan Area. She began working for WKRN News 2 on August 2019 and has served for 4 years to the present.

Nickelle Smith Education

Smith attended the University of Florida, where she graduated in 2014 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Telecommunication. She then joined the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications, graduating in 2014 with a Bachelor of Science in Broadcast Journalism.

Nickelle Smith Career

After graduating, she started as a volunteer at Radio Reading Service, WUFT-FM from September 2011 through to December 2011. She then joined NABJ Student Projects as an anchor and reporter in 2013, serving for less than a year. On June 2013, she joined CBS News as a fellow, assisting producers on shoots, researching information for stories, and also transcribing interviews. She served the station for three months until August 2013, before joining CBC-UNC Diversity Fellowship 2014 as a reporter/anchor on March 2014.

From September 2011 to May 2014, she served as an anchor, reporter, and producer at WUFT-FM (89.1) for two years and nine months. She then joined Gainesville Television Network as a nightside reporter from August 2012 to May 2014. Smith served as an anchor, reporter, and producer at WUFT-TV in Gainesville, Florida Area from January 2013 to May 2014. There she anchored, wrote, edited, and produced spot news and featured-length pieces ranging from healthcare to the 2012 presidential election that aired on The Front Page Edition of All Things Considered. She also wrote, produced, and anchored live cut-ins for Morning Edition.

Smith joined WAGT, NBC26 as a General assignment reporter and multimedia journalist in June 2014. During her time there, she also worked as a weekend morning anchor and producer until her departure on May 2016 after two years. She then joined WSPA 7 News, Spartanburg, SC as a general assignment reporter on May 2016. Smith worked with video journalists to craft television news packages, VOs, and VOSOTs. She also appeared in live reporting, web/social media posting, and interviewing a local pastor hosting a community rally. On August 2019, she joined WKRN News 2, in Nashville, Tennessee as a news anchor. She has served the station full-time for four years to the present, as well as starting as the midday anchor.


Smith works at WKRN News 2 alongside fellow reporters and anchors including

  1. Bob Mueller
  2. Hayley Wielgus 
  3. Neil Orne
  4. Nikki Burdine
  5. Kenley Hargett
  6. Allie Lynch 
  7. Danielle Breezy 
  8. Meaghan Thomas
  9. Davis Nolan

Nickelle Smith Age

Smith is estimated to be 30 years old as of 2023, even though she has kept her birth date, month, and year away from the limelight. However, it is known that she was born in Jamaica and brought up there until the age of 10 when they moved to the U.S.

A photo of Nickelle Smith
A photo of Nickelle Smith

Nickelle Smith Height

Smith has a beautiful body stature with a height of 5 ft 5 in (1.65 m).

Nickelle Smith Family

Smith was born and brought up in Jamaica until the age of 10 when her family moved to Florida, United States. However, information about her parents and siblings is kept away from the limelight and remains a secret.

Nickelle Smith Husband

She has kept her personal and dating life away from the limelight. She is not linked or rumored to be in any relationship or marriage as she has not shared any information.

Nickelle Smith’s Net Worth

As an anchor for more than 10 years, she has been able to gather an estimated net worth of approximately $1 million to $5 million as of 2023.

Nickelle Smith Salary

Working for WKRN News 2, Smith receives an annual salary ranging between $45,000 and $110,500.

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