Candice Fortman

  • Chief of Engagement and Operations
  • Outlier Media

Candice Fortman is the CEO of Outlier Media in Detroit, which works to provide the information needs of low-income communities using text-based technology. Before joining Outlier, Candice was the Marketing & Engagement Manager for WDET 101.9-Detroit’s NPR station. Candice led the effort to build WDET’s audience and grow the station’s digital communities and content by engaging listeners around news, music, and culture. Prior to joining WDET Candice served as Promotions Manager at Clear Channel Radio (now iHeart Media) where she led promotional and engagement strategy. In 2018 she was selected for Poynter’s Leadership Academy for Women in Digital Media. Candice is currently part of the INN Emerging Leaders Council.