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Candy Reid

Candy Reid is a sports anchor for CNN International. Based in the network's world headquarters in Atlanta, she is one of the anchors for the global sports wrap-up show "World Sport," which airs numerous times during the day on CNN International. In addition, she provides global sports updates for the weekday newscasts 'Your World Today' and 'CNN Today.'

She has been an anchor/reporter for "World Sport" since May 2002. During this time, she has interviewed many notable stars from the sports world, including tennis players Andre Agassi, Roger Federer, Maria Sharapova, Andy Roddick and Justine Henin; basketball's Manu Ginobili; and pro-golfer Phil Mickelson and golf legend Jack Nicklaus.

Prior to this position, she was an associate producer for the program. While attending the University of Tennessee, she was an anchor/reporter for the university's television and radio stations as well as a reporter for school's newspaper, The Daily Beacon.

Originally a native of England, Reid played on the professional Women's Tennis Tour for two years. While on a full tennis scholarship at the University of Tennessee she made the Tennis All-SEC First Team and the Academic All-SEC team. She was also part of the 2000 CoSIDA/GTE Academic All-District IV Team, First Team. From 1994 to 1997, she represented Great Britain an international tennis events and she completed at the Junior Wimbledon championships in 1994 and 1995.

Reid graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Science degree, majoring in broadcast journalism and minoring in economics at the University of Tennessee.

 

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