Candace S. Coleman

Candace Coleman

Candace S. Coleman is a native of Jackson, MS. She joined the WHLT news team in June of 2014, shortly after receiving her Bachelor of Journalism from the University of Mississippi. She’s a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. and National Association of Black Journalists. While in school, she interned at WTVA, an NBC affiliate of Tupelo, MS. Her most memorable story covering to date is the loss of Hattiesburg Police Officers Benjamin Deen and Liquori Tate on May 9, 2015.

When she’s not Connecting the Pine Belt on WHLT 22, Candace enjoys public speaking, making crafts and singing.

Have a story idea? Send it to Candace. Her email address is, and her phone number is 601.812.7096.


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