Grace White is an Emmy award-winning reporter and fill-in anchor for KHOU 11 News in Houston, Texas. She joined KHOU in 2014. Grace's passion is being a voice for victims and her cold case series "Missing Pieces" won a 2017 Lone Star Emmy.
Born and raised in Houston, she grew up on the city's west side. Grace graduated from Memorial High School, where she was Major of the Markettes Drill Team. She then went on to The University of Mississippi and received a degree in Broadcast Journalism. Grace's coverage of Hurricane Harvey was featured in the Ole Miss Alumni Review, along with a poem she penned Houston, We Are With You.
Before coming home to Houston, Grace worked in newsrooms across the country. She reported from the 2012 Democratic National Convention, traveled to West Africa with a group of Texas doctors, and appeared on CNN's Anderson Cooper 360 during coverage of the 2009 Geneva County shootings in Alabama.
In Texas, she's also spent time reporting from the border. Dead Dreams, her series of special reports about immigrant deaths also won a Lone Star Emmy. The Texas Associated Press Broadcasters have also recognized her work on numerous occasions.
Grace's television career began right here in Houston. In college, she interned with ABC-13, KTRK and decided this was the career she wanted to pursue. Grace is also a former Houston City Hall and White House intern. After college, she traveled with the White House Press Advance Team to help coordinate President George W. Bush's trips to Singapore and Guatemala.
Grace worked for five years in San Antonio as a weekend anchor and reporter for KABB and WOAI, the Fox and NBC duopoly stations. She also worked at WEAR, the ABC affiliate in Pensacola, Florida and KLFY, the CBS affiliate in Lafayette, Louisiana.
When she's not chasing stories, Grace loves to bake! Her homemade chocolate chip cookies have a way of winning over hearts. She's proud to call Houston home with her husband and three children.