CONVERSATION WITH COUNTRY MUSIC SUCCESS STORIES CO-HOSTS, CANDY O’TERRY AND JACY VALERAS
Grammy-winning artist, John Berry and his wife Robin have worked together most of his music career, and now have embarked on a new journey and project they are creating together through the podcast series Faith, Family & Friends. The twice monthly subscription based podcast is an interview series where John and Robin provide a warm atmosphere of conversation in their ‘sitting around the kitchen table’ approach to talking with their guests. Today the conversation with the co-hosts of the successful Country Music Success Stories podcast, Candy O’Terry and Jacy Valeras is available to subscribers of the Faith, Family & Friends podcast at www.johnberry.com.
Listeners will be captivated and feel as if they are in the room with them. Each episode features a high-profile guest, including celebrities, sports stars, Hall of Fame members, best-selling authors, and entertainers, who share personal stories about how their faith, family and friends have impacted their lives and careers.
“John & Robin Berry are the kind of people who make you feel as if you have known them forever, so our time with them just flew by,” expressed Candy O’Terry. “Their podcast is a bird’s eye view into the life of a country music power couple who have always had their priorities straight – Faith, Family & Friends.”
“Sharing our story with John and Robin was a true career highlight,” exclaimed Jacy Valeras! “Their hospitality and kindness set the tone for a wonderful and comfortable conversation. They made it easy for us to open up about our lives and journey in the music industry.”
“Candy O’Terry and Jacy Valeras bring professionalism and Country history knowledge to the conversations. Getting to know the two of them was time well spent, and such a joy listening to their stories,” shared John Berry.
Upcoming conversations will include Richie Furay and Ken Abraham along with many others including surprise guests. Past conversations include the very last interview with the late Charlie Daniels, Billy Dean, Jimmy and Nina Fortune, Daryl Worley, Randy and Darla Hartley, Bill Cody, Duane and Norah Lee Allen, T. Graham and Sheila Brown, Chris Hillman, Vince and Barbara Dooley, Marty Raybon, Scott Hamilton, Kim Campbell, Megan Alexander.
Throughout John’s long and successful career, Robin has been right beside him, working behind the scenes as a background singer and as part of the JB team. While they have enjoyed an amazing life together, they have also faced difficult challenges, both in his career and his health. With God’s faithfulness being the constant in their lives, they have grown in their relationship with Christ, giving their marriage a firm foundation. Faith, Family & Friends is the perfect outlet, not only for John and Robin to share their life, but for their guests to speak freely about the three most important things in life; faith, family & friends.
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Known as Candy O for 25 years on Magic 106.7/WMJX, Candy O’Terry is an award-winning content creator who has spent her career providing a platform for women to share their stories. As the Founder of My Dove Productions and the Candy O Radio Network, Candy’s lens is focused on women doing great things with their lives. 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 Candy’s Land, a 4-part music video series for young children during the pandemic. Her latest venture is the Nashville-based podcast series Country Music Success Stories featuring Music City Mentor, Jacy Valeras. Chosen by her peers as the 2015 Massachusetts Broadcaster of the Year, Candy is the winner of 50 local and national awards for excellence in women’s programming. To date, she has interviewed over 700 women from every walk of life with the mantra: when we lift each other up, we all rise. A lifelong singer, Candy’s full-length CD Dream Come True includes songs heard around the world. Born in New York City and raised in Connecticut, she is also the Co-Founder of Boston Women in Media & Entertainment. The consummate performer, Candy O has never met a microphone she didn’t love!
Jacy Dawn Valeras:
Music City Mentor and Platinum Circle Media Founder Jacy Dawn Valeras got her start as a country singer. Born and raised in a little town outside of Boston, Jacy was writing songs and singing at local events at only 13. By the time she was 19, Jacy was opening for country music legends like Reba and Willie and performing at iconic venues like Madison Square Garden, the Bluebird Café and the Texas Troubadour Theatre. When vocal issues caused her to press pause on her singing career, Jacy knew she had to turn the page and start a new chapter. In 2012, she combined her talent and experience as a performer with her love of social media marketing, graphic design and content creation to launch Platinum Circle Media. Grammy, CMA, ACM, JUNO Award winners and Country Music Hall of Fame members have become Jacy’s clients and friends. Widely known as the woman in new media who returns calls, meets deadlines, believes in the power of relationships to get the job done, Jacy checks all the boxes. When it comes to content creation, digital marketing, and increasing online visibility, Jacy Dawn Valeras is in a league of her own. As the creator and host of the Music City Mentor YouTube series, Jacy shares her wisdom with aspiring artists. Her inspiring platform devoted to mentorship and how to make it in Nashville, has 250 thousand views and counting.