In 2007, Kandra Velez began her career in broadcasting as a fresh-faced college intern at WPBT2 in Miami, Florida. Three months later, she was hired as a production assistant for the award-winning television series Wild Florida (Seasons 2 & 3). The opportunity to work on Wild Florida combined two of her passions: television and the great outdoors. In 2008, Kandra took on a new role as Associate Producer for WPBT2’s newest original series, Changing Seas. Having worked on the series since its inception, Kandra now serves as one of the program’s main Producers. Her work on Changing Seas has been recognized with regional Emmys and the Communication Award presented by the National Academy of Sciences. In addition to her role on various nature shows, Kandra has worked on other programs such as Check, Please! South Florida, Issues, and KidVision. Kandra has a BA degree in Mass Communications from Florida International University.