Chrysti Smith

Born in Poplar, Montana, Chrysti “The Wordsmith” Mueller Smith developed a passion for words into a career while obtaining her undergraduate degree in Sociology/Anthropology at Montana State University in the 1990s. Chrysti the Wordsmith, Smith’s daily, two-minute audio interlude that provides history and context for words and phrases can be heard throughout Montana and beyond on KGLT-FM Bozeman, Yellowstone Public Radio, Montana Public Radio, KCPR in Salt Lake City, Utah, and Armed Forces Radio and Television Network, broadcast worldwide. In addition to her daily show, Smith has spoken for the Montana Newspaper Association, the Montana Library Association, the Greater Yellowstone Coalition, and was a presenter for Humanities Montana Speaker’s Bureau. Smith is the author of two books, Verbivore’s Feast: A Banquet of Word & Phrase Origins and Verbivore’s Feast: Second Course.