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Candace Sweat Biography

Candace Sweat is an American journalist working as a reporter for NBC 5. She was born in North Texas and she was happy to return to Dallas-Fort Worth Area.

She attended the University of Texas at Arlington for her undergraduate. She then went to Florida State University for her graduate degree. She enjoys art and tasting delicious food.

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Candace Sweat Career | Candace Sweat NBC 5

Candace Sweat is a North Texas local who is excited to be back in the Dallas-Fort Worth zone. She joined the NBC 5 group in April 2019 as a general task journalist who spotlights to a great extent on the city of Dallas and Dallas County.

Her affection for narrating took her to Florida, Alabama and North Carolina before returning home. Throughout the most recent decade, Candace secured a scope of enormous breaking news stories. She was at the coast when Hurricane Florence cleared the Carolinas.

She headed out to Charlottesville and went through a few days in the network during the outcome of dissents and an assembly that finished with the demise of Heather Heyer. She was likewise on the scene as understudies and dissenters toppled the Confederate landmark “Quiet Sam” at the University of North Carolina.

Candace is the beneficiary of honors from the Associated Press and the Radio Television and Digital News Association. In 2017, she was a piece of a group at WRAL-TV that got the National Association of Broadcasters Service to Community Award for the narrative “Beat up,” which investigated the connection between nearby law implementation and African American people group.

Candace earned a college degree from the University of Texas at Arlington and advanced education from Florida State University. As a self-announced “swashbuckler,” Candace is continually searching for improving encounters, flavorful nourishment and fascinating individuals with regards to her locale. She has gratefulness for the outside and expressions of the human experience, so don’t be astonished in the event that you recognize her strolling the trails or appreciating a melodic.


Company Name NBC DFW
Dates Employed Apr 2019 – Present
Employment Duration6 mos

Company Name WRAL
Dates Employed Aug 2014 – Present
Employment Duration 5 yrs 2 mos
Location Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina Area
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Reporter, WBMA-TV
Company Name ABC 33/40, Birmingham
Dates Employed Aug 2011 – Aug 2014
Employment Duration 3 yrs 1 mo
Location Birmingham, Alabama

Reporter, WCTV
Company Name Gray Television
Dates Employed May 2009 – Aug 2011
Employment Duration 2 yrs 4 mos
LocationTallahassee, Florida

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Pleasant Grove Residents Say They Are Fed Up With Violence

Pleasant Grove expressed their worries about the violence Wednesday night, but many are mostly fed up with it.

Some are actively working to prevent gun violence in their communities, while others are avoiding it altogether.

Peter Johnson said he has always been one to put action behind his words — especially when it comes to his community.

“I started doing gun buybacks a little over 30 years ago,” Johnson said.

Over the last 30 years, he’s taken some 20,000 guns off the streets of Dallas.

“I’ve bought everything from machine guns to little nasty handguns to high powered rifles,” he said.

Sometimes he said he would even re-purpose them and make it into sculptures.

In the midst of what’s turning out to be a violent year for the city of Dallas, Johnson said he was thinking of organizing another gun buyback.

“The time is always right to do what is right,” he said.

The fatal shooting of Malik Tyler in Pleasant Grove marked the fourth teenager killed by gunfire within the last five days.

The gun violence hit home for Cheree Samuels.

“I wish the police or that we could just come together as a community and find out the source of what’s going on,” Samuels said.

She said she grew up in Pleasant Grove — not far from where Tyler was shot — but moved away years ago to raise her own kids far away from the violence.

“Never had any problems, walked home, walked to and from school every day with no issues. Now I don’t think that would be a safe thing to do,” she said.

The numbers in the city appear bleak, but Johnson said he was undeterred in his mission.

He’ll continue to buy back guns as a way of contributing to a safer community.

“They’ll never be back on the street where they can be used to harm people again.”

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