In this episode of the Impostor Syndrome Files, I have so much fun talking to award-winning broadcaster and podcaster Candy O’Terry. Candy shares her story of how she rose from secretary to “Boston’s Beloved Radio Voice” and the self-doubt that plagued her along the way. She also shares how she overcame Impostor Syndrome, as well as powerful strategies for others who struggle with similar challenges.
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About My Guest
Candy O’Terry is an award-winning broadcaster and podcaster. Known as Boston’s Beloved Radio Voice, she spent 25 years on the air at Magic 106.7/WMJX. 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 featuring Jacy Dawn Valeras aka the Music City Mentor.
Chosen by her peers as the 2015 Massachusetts Broadcaster of the Year, Candy is the winner of 52 local and national awards. Known for her unique ability to turn any interview into an easy conversation, she has interviewed 800 women from every walk of life, and counting.
A lifelong singer, Candy’s full-length CD Dream Come True includes songs heard around the world. She’s no stranger to TV and film having served as the center judge for 7 seasons on the Emmy Award winning TV talent show Community Auditions, and as an actress in 4 independent feature films including the new movie Misha And the Wolves, now on Netflix.
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 many boards including the Council for Women of Boston College and empowerHER. She is the media ambassador for the March of Dimes/New England and Strong Women, Strong Girls/Boston.
The consummate performer, Candy never met a microphone she didn’t love!
To learn more, visit: candyoterry.com