Deputy Director of Communications and Digital Strategy
Candace White is the Knight First Amendment Institute’s deputy director of communications and digital strategy. In addition to leading the development and creation of digital content, she helps set the Institute’s communications and public education strategies.
A veteran journalist, producer, and production executive, White was twice nominated for an Emmy Award. She produced content for several PBS series including “Bill Moyers Journal,” “Now with Bill Moyers,” “Earth on Edge,” and “Living on the Edge.” She served as production manager for “Half the Sky,” which aired on PBS; producer and writer for CNBC’s “Executive Vision 2010;” production manager for the science journal “NOVA scienceNOW” on PBS; and associate producer for MSNBC’s “Special Edition.” She has produced content for other major media outlets including CBS, Lifetime Television, New York Times Television, and National Geographic Television.
White joined the Knight Institute as its inaugural multimedia producer in 2020. She previously worked at Columbia University’s School of Professional Studies, where she was responsible for the production and management of multimedia instructional course content for the school, as well as for other university partners, including Teachers College, CU Business School, and Union Theological Seminary.
White holds an M.S. from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.