Candy O’Terry

Virtual Emcee, Women in Leadership Institute; Radio Broadcaster; Founder, My Dove Productions and the Candy O Radio Network; Co-Founder, Two Dreams Entertainment

Known as Candy O on Magic 106.7/WMJX Boston for 25 years, Candy O’Terry is an award-winning radio broadcaster, content creator, master interviewer, communications coach and singer whose music has been played on radio stations worldwide.

As the founder of My Dove Productions, the Candy O Radio Network, and co-founder of Two Dreams Entertainment, Candy’s lens is focused on storytelling.  She is the host of The Story Behind Her Success weekly podcast and radio series, The Speaker Coach podcast, “16 Life Lessons Motivation Monday” feature, and the Nashville-based podcast series Country Music Success Stories. Candy is also a contributor and advisor to the new women’s magazine, Living Crue.

A lifelong singer, Candy’s full-length CD Dream Come True includes her version of “Over the Rainbow” with the Boston Pops as well as Adult Contemporary–charting singles “The Gift” with Jim Brickman and “You Are the Only One” with Boston rocker Charlie Farren. She’s no stranger to TV and film, having served as the center judge for seven seasons on the Emmy Award–winning TV talent show Community Auditions, and as an actress in four independent feature films including CO2, Lazarus Rising, and the new documentary film Misha and the Wolves on Netflix.

Chosen by her peers as the 2015 Massachusetts Broadcaster of the Year, Candy is the winner of 69 local and national awards. Known for her unique ability to turn any interview into an easy conversation, she has interviewed over 800 women from every walk of life.

Born in New York City and raised in Connecticut, Candy came to Boston as a 1-meter diving champion for Boston College. The co-founder of Boston Women in Media & Entertainment, she proudly serves on the Council for Women of Boston College, empowerHER, and the Cancer Support Community’s Massachusetts Advisory Board.

The consummate performer, Candy never met a microphone she didn’t love!

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