Jessi Smith


  • Sarasota, Florida, USA

Jessi Smith is a correspondent who lives in Sarasota and covers the city for Forbes Travel Guide. When the Florida native isn’t trotting the globe and writing about arts, culture and travel, Jessi works with a number of Sarasota-based publications and festivals — including the Ringling International Arts Festival and the Sarasota Film Festival — to enhance Sarasota’s reputation as a top arts destination. Jessi’s work appears regularly in The Sarasota Herald-Tribune, This Week in Sarasota and Tampa-based 83 Degrees, among other publications.