Candace Sheppard is an aspiring multimedia journalist, currently pursuing an MA in Journalism at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism.

She earned a BA in English/Creative Writing in 2005 from Hunter College and has a six-year background in print and web journalism. Her previous experience includes interning as an editorial assistant for Working Mother magazine, working as an assistant editor for home fashions trade magazine LDB Interior Textiles and freelancing as a lifestyle copy editor and writer for online publisher Demand Media.

Her print work from LDB Interior Textiles includes features on business and fashion trends in the industry, designer profiles and trade show reviews. Her online articles are composed of mostly lifestyle articles, ranging in topics from style and fashion to health and beauty, and have  been featured on various websites such as ehow.com, livestrong.com, typef.com and ask.com.

She currently resides in Flushing, Queens.