From the bustling streets of Chicago to the sunny shores of Florida, Candice Aviles has traversed the country, leaving a trail of captivating stories and unforgettable experiences behind her. With an impressive career spanning across multiple states, Candice’s passion for journalism and her love for exploration have taken her on an exhilarating ride.
Her journey began in the heart of the Midwest, at the University of Missouri’s renowned journalism school, KMIZ in Columbia, Missouri, where she first honed her skills as an anchor and reporter. This early experience served as the stepping stone for an extraordinary career that would lead her to exciting opportunities in various media markets.
After making her mark in the Midwest, Candice’s ambition led her westward to Los Angeles, where she hosted for KCET and ABC’s online division. Her work reached audiences nationwide, leaving an indelible impact on major platforms like AOL, Time, The Weather Channel, The Huffington Post, MSN, and more.
The pursuit of new horizons took Candice to Indianapolis, Indiana, where she played a pivotal role in the launch and anchoring of the innovative 4pm newscast, “The Now Indy,” on WRTV. It was during her time in Indy that Candice’s appreciation for motorsports flourished, as she became an avid fan of the iconic Indy 500 and eagerly anticipated the exhilarating St. Pete Grand Prix.
Continuing her journey, Candice’s love for storytelling and reporting brought her to Newsy, where she served as an anchor and producer. Her work touched the lives of countless viewers as her stories graced prominent media outlets, captivating audiences from all walks of life.
Finally, Florida beckoned with its warm embrace, and Candice found her new home at WTSP. Embracing the vibrant atmosphere of the Sunshine State, Candice immersed herself in the community, uncovering unique places and events through her engaging Facebook Live sessions. Whether it’s exploring the area, savoring delectable restaurants, trying her hand at ballroom dancing, or enjoying the tranquility of yoga, Candice embraces every opportunity to live life to the fullest.
Her educational journey also took her to the University of Southern California (Fight On!), where she gained invaluable knowledge and skills that continue to shape her career and journalistic prowess.
Candice Aviles is more than just a reporter; she is an adventurer, a storyteller, and a beacon of positivity within the communities she touches. Her passion for journalism, dedication to sharing captivating stories, and genuine love for embracing the essence of each locale she calls home make her a cherished presence on our screens and in our hearts. As Candice continues her journey of exploration and discovery in the Sunshine State, we eagerly await the stories she will uncover and the adventures that lie ahead.