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Candace anchors the 6 & 11 PM newscasts. You could say she was born to be a journalist. She’s kept a journal since she was a child and she’s been writing stories as long as she can remember. Today, she enjoys reporting breaking news, but her favorite news stories are the ones that shine the spotlight on good people who make positive impacts on their community.
Prior to moving to the Richmond area, Candace worked as an anchor and reporter at ABC12 News in Flint, Michigan.
Before moving to Flint, Candace reported in Lansing. She also worked in Northern Michigan, where she juggled close to every job at the station, anchoring, reporting and producing newscasts.
During her career Candace has had the privilege of interviewing several notable people, and she has won several broadcast journalist awards including an Associate Press award for hard news, and an Emmy nomination.
Candace is a graduate of Wichita State University, where she was a scholarship athlete on the Shocker women’s basketball team. She earned a degree in broadcast journalism from the university.
She is an active volunteer in the community, and she is very involved in her church. She is a strong believer that, with God, all things are possible.
Candace is a member of the National Association of Black Journalists and the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority.


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