Candace McCowan
Candace McCowan joined the Eyewitness News team as a reporter in December of 2016.

Before joining WABC, Candace was a political reporter and anchor at WFLA, Tampa's NBC affiliate. In the battle for the country's largest swing state Candace interviewed now President Donald J. Trump, Marco Rubio, Jeb Bush, and many others. She traveled to New Hampshire to cover the primary and covered multiple debates. Candace also anchored and produced a weekly Sunday morning political show.

Candace also reported in Memphis, TN and Savannah, GA.

She grew up in Alpharetta, Georgia and graduated with a double major in Political Science and Broadcast Journalism from the University of Alabama.

Candace lives in Midtown, Manhattan with her husband Halton.

Candace's Stories
Coronavirus News: Homemade masks becoming popular during COVID-19 pandemic
As the calls for more protective equipment for medical professionals continue amid the novel coronavirus pandemic, some are using their time social distancing to help out.
Fire burns through Elizabeth Truck Center, 1 firefighter hurt
The fire at Elizabeth Truck Center on North Avenue spewed heavy smoke and flames that could be seen from nearby Newark Airport.
Family, friends bid final farewell to Spring Valley library stabbing victim
The Finkelstein Memorial Library has turned into a memorial for Sandra Wilson, who was honored at a wake for family and friends at Spring Valley's First Baptist Church, following by a homegoing service and burial at Brick Church Cemetery in New Hempstead.
Video shows person of interest in Bronx deli murder; Victim recently became U.S. citizen
Yehya Almontaser was killed when a gunman walked into the store Friday night and opened fire without saying a word.
Video shows Brooklyn deli worker slashed in face in dispute over beer
Police are searching for the violent duo behind a brutal assault in Brooklyn in which a deli worker was slashed in the face following a dispute over beer.
Vision Zero: New York City Council passes on dangerous drivers law
Thousands of drivers could soon be off New York City streets after the City Council passed a law that was introduced after the deaths of two children.
Man fatally shot in Bronx building lobby after returning from grocery store
A man was shot and killed inside a building lobby in the Bronx, and the victim's heartbroken mother is now speaking out about the murder.
Suspect in sex assault, murder of 92-year-old Queens woman in US illegally
The homeless man charged in the murder and sexual assault of a 92-year-old woman in Queens was released after a previous arrest despite being in the country illegally.
Upper East Side fire injures 22, including firefighters and 1-week-old baby
Officials say this is the second fire in two days where a door to the apartment where the fire started was left open, which allowed the flames to spread. They are reminding anyone fleeing a fire to close doors behind them.
Massive fire destroys 4 buildings, 2 under construction, in Bound Brook
The cause of a raging six-alarm fire that started in an apartment building under construction in New Jersey and spread to several other buildings late Sunday remains under investigation.