Candace Hopkins joined the YNN team in April of 2011 as a reporter in the Oswego newsroom, and is now based in our main Syracuse facility. She comes to New York from her native state of Rhode Island, where she spent two years as an assignment editor at WPRI-TV in Providence.
Candace attended American University in Washington D.C. where she received her bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism, with a minor in history. During college she spent a summer teaching English to students on the island of Mauritius, a semester abroad in Ireland, and she traveled to Lebanon.
In her spare time, you’ll find Candace cheering on her favorite sports team, the Boston Red Sox, traveling, and skiing. You can email her at email@example.com with story ideas and comments. She looks forward to hearing from you!