Candace Barnette is the evening anchor for News15 at KADN-TV.
Candace joins the News15 family from the Magnolia State. She grew up in the small town of Caledonia, Mississippi and graduated summa cum laude from Mississippi State University in 2013. She left MSU with a degree in Communication with a concentration in Broadcasting and minors in French and International Studies.
She spent six years as an anchor, reporter and producer for WTOK in Meridian, where she grew her passion for the news industry. Over the years as a journalist, she’s won multiple awards for her news stories and publications.
Candace loves exploring new places, spending time with her family and cheering on her MSU bulldogs any chance she gets.
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