As an Account Manager, Candace is responsible for managing website content, agendas and calendars, crafting press release drafts and social media updates and ensuring smooth and effective communications with clients and the media. She’s also on JSA’s research team, which helps to provide clients with the most relevant industry information.
Candace comes to JSA with a journalistic eye, having spent almost four years as a newspaper reporter in Virginia. While covering the agriculture, environment and religion beats for the Daily News-Record’s news desk, she wrote two stories a day on average and relied on strong professional relationships with sources and constant research to stay up-to-date on pertinent story ideas. As a features writer, she juggled multiple projects with varying depths and deadlines, including stories for daily pages, weekly publications and a quarterly magazine. She also has experience with pagination.
Candace has a Bachelor of Science degree in Mass Communications and Psychology from Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, VA. She lives in Marietta, GA with her boyfriend and their hound, Sarge. She enjoys reading, traveling, cooking, Netflix-watching and finding new hikes for Sarge to enjoy.