Candace Burns is the evening news anchor at CBS-6. She is an experienced enterprise journalist who shows compassion, and strength. Her storytelling skills have earned her several broadcast awards and Emmy nominations.
Candace joined WTVR in 2014. She spends countless hours working on the CBS-6 Problem Solvers franchise. She is dedicated to helping people in the community find solutions to their problems by holding business and community leaders accountable to their promises.
Candace is very involved with the community. She participates and raises money in support of Bike MS, and the Monument Avenue 10k. She also volunteers in local schools and in the fitness community.
Before moving to Richmond, Candace worked as an anchor and reporter in Flint, Michigan.
She's also worked in Lansing, and Northern Michigan.
She graduated with a dregree in broadcast journalism from Wichita State University, where she was a scholarship athlete on the Shocker women’s basketball team.
Candace is a member of the National Association of Black Journalists and Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority.