Candace Sweat earned an undergraduate degree from the University of Texas at Arlington and a graduate degree from Florida State University. Candace is the recipient of awards from the Associated Press and the Radio Television and Digital News Association. In 2017, she was part of a team at WRAL-TV that received the National Association of Broadcasters Service to Community Award for the documentary “Black and Blue,” which explored the relationship between local law enforcement and black communities. As a self-proclaimed “adventurer,” Candace is always looking for enriching experiences, delicious food and interesting people in her community. She has an appreciation for the outdoors and the arts.