Candice Adkins currently serves as the News Producer for the radio show “The Daily Drum,” aired on WHUR Howard University Radio Network. In her role she has worked with various celebrities, including actress Taraji P. Henson, reality star Kenya Moore of Bravo’s “The Real Housewives of Atlanta,” musician Dawn Robinson of En Vogue, music super group Kool & Gang, the family of legendary blues singer Bessie Smith, the family of esteemed actor Dick Gregory, and other newsmakers & dignitaries. She has also covered several conferences and national platforms, to include the Republic and Democratic National Conventions. Her vast experience and expertise are in the areas of talent booking, field producing, event planning, stage production and education.
Prior to joining WHUR, she worked at Sister2Sister Magazine coordinating promotional events, booking interviews, and assisting the publishing editor Jamie Foster Brown.
Due to her knowledge in many fields, she has also been able to produce and contribute to an extensive list of panel discussions across the U.S, to include “The Role of African American Women as Change Agents” with the former First Lady Michelle Obama, the Congressional Black Caucus, and The Urban Network & Entertainment Summit in San Diego, California. She has also participated in The National Publicity Summit in New York City.