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
New York City mayoral candidates make final push ahead of Primary Election Day
Almost 200,000 New York City residents voted early in the Democratic Mayoral Primary Election and the candidates are working hard to give everyone else a reason to get to the polls Tuesday.
Tensions boil over as mayoral candidates debate tackling gun violence ahead of NYC primary
As primary day fast approaches, the Democratic candidates vying to be New York City's next mayor were back on the campaign trail Thursday, one day after a contentious final debate with a heavy emphasis on rising crime.
Democratic mayoral candidates focus on crime in final debate before NYC primary
New York City's primary election is less than a week away, and the Democratic candidates spent their final debate focusing on police and crime Wednesday night.
NYC mayor's race: Garcia takes aim at Adams, Yang focuses on crime
Primary day in the race to be New York City's next mayor is just one week away, and the candidates were back on the trail Tuesday as the race continues to heat up.
NYC mayoral candidates talk diversity, go on attack with early voting underway
Primary Day in New York is just over a week away, and the race to be the Democratic nominee for New York City mayor is heating up.
Early voting kicks off in NYC's mayoral primary election
Day 1 of early voting in New York City's Mayoral Primary is complete.
Suspect sought after man fatally shot outside high-end Dream Hotel in Chelsea
Police say 25-year-old Byron Morales, of Brooklyn, was gunned down just after midnight outside the Dream Hotel on West 16th Street between 8th and 9th avenues.
Mask use debated, vaccination rates drop, incentives push for herd immunity in the Tri-State
Small business owners are left trying to figure out how to govern New York's new indoor mask guidance based upon a customer's vaccination status. Meantime, New Jersey is offering new incentives for residents to get vaccinated.
Coronavirus Update New York City: City won't require kids to get COVID vaccine
The Pfizer vaccine is set to be injected as soon as Thursday into adolescents. The question now is how many of them and their parents are going to be willing to take it.
Lincoln Center begins outdoor performances on 'The Green' with 'Restart Stages'
Lincoln Center will have 10 outdoor spaces and stages where they've booked at least 150 events over the next few months including, high school graduations, jazz, ballet, the chamber music society, and arts from all five boroughs.