Sports reporter focusing on the intersection of race, gender and diversity issues in the world of sports. Education: University of Missouri Since 2002, Candace Buckner has covered sports at various newspapers, including stops in Macon, Ga.; Kansas City, Mo.; Gary, Ind.; and Vancouver, Wash. Before joining The Post, Buckner was a sports reporter at the Indianapolis Star, where she earned Associated Press Sports Editors top 10 honors for feature writing and breaking news. Buckner is originally from St. Louis and attended the University of Missouri. Honors & Awards:
Associated Press Sports Editors top 10 honors for breaking news and features (category 75,001-175,000), 2016
Society of Professional Journalists "Best In Indiana Journalism Awards:" second place for sports reporting, 2015
Society of Professional Journalists Region 10: second place for column writing, 2013
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