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
MTA unveils 'doomsday' budget with massive cuts, citing lack of federal funding
The MTA announced its budget for the upcoming year on Wednesday, and it includes massive service cuts and layoffs if no federal aid is provided.
New Jersey tightens restrictions as coronavirus cases, hospitalizations surge
With coronavirus cases and hospitalizations surging in New Jersey, Governor Murphy is rolling out new restrictions and empowering communities to take further action.
Catholic schools go remote on Staten Island after rise in COVID positivity, NYC Public Schools increase testing
Mayor Bill de Blasio warns that the rates need to stop climbing now, or residents should brace for new restrictions and closures.
Newark curfew in effect, new restrictions begin Thursday in New Jersey
Cases of the coronavirus continue to surge in New Jersey, as the state reported its highest daily total in seven months ahead of new restriction set to take effect Thursday.
New restrictions in New Jersey after 'devastating' numbers
Cases of the coronavirus continue to surge in New Jersey, as the state reported its highest daily total in seven months ahead of new restriction set to take effect Thursday.
Voters face cold weather, but get extra early voting hours this weekend in New York City
The cold and rainy weather is likely to have an impact on early voters Friday, but it is the first day of extended voting hours.
Hours-long waits to vote in New York City prompt calls for change
Early voting is proving to be incredibly popular in New York City, with nearly a half million votes cast in the first four days. But that has led to long lines, with some -- including Mayor Bill de Blasio -- waiting for hours to cast their ballots.
Day 4 of early voting in New York City, what you should know
Today is also the last day to request an absentee ballot online, via email, or fax.
Early voting enters day 3 in New York City, what you should know
Hundreds of thousands of New Yorkers devoted hours to exercise their right over the weekend.
Mount Everest dreams dashed, triple bypass patient from Connecticut treks Appalachian Trail
For 10 years, Arun Sinha was obsessed with his personal goal of climbing Mount Everest. But the Stamford resident's plans changed after he needed triple bypass heart surgery.