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.

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