Nigel Smith
Nigel Smith

Nigel Smith

Nigel Smith is an Entertainment Editor and Writer with more than 10 years of experience in the online and print industries as a journalist, storyteller, proofreader, and manager. In 2017 Smith joined the PEOPLE editorial team in New York as News Editor where he covers Movies and Theater. He has written feature stories and reviews including interviews with Ryan Reynolds, Anthony Hopkins, Jennifer Hudson, and Russell Crowe.

Prior, he served as News Editor at the Wrap in Los Angeles, and Entertainment Editor at the Guardian, also in LA, where he covered the red carpet at major awards shows including the Academy Awards, Golden Globes, Governors Awards, Grammy Awards, and Independent Spirit Awards. He also attended and reported on major film festivals at Cannes, Sundance, Toronto, Telluride, SXSW and Tribeca.

Smith has appeared as an expert commentator on numerous morning and entertainment shows including Good Morning America, Today, BBC News, Access Hollywood, NY1, PeopleTV, and more. A native of Toronto, Canada, Smith graduated from Syracuse University in New York State with Master of Arts degree in Journalism. He is married and lives in New York City.
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