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BOSTON - Hired in November 1990 as the secretary to the program director, Candy O’Terry rose through the ranks to become a side kick in afternoon drive and the station's Assistant Program Director in 2001. In 2013 she was handpicked as the new co-host of “Morning Magic.”
Known and loved by listeners for her willingness to share lots of stories about her life as a single mom...and then finding love the second time around have made Candy O’Terry a household name in Boston.
O'Terry is the creator and co-host of the station's "Exceptional Women" show, winner of 43 local and national awards for excellence in women's programming and the President and co-founder of Boston Women in Media & Entertainment.
In 2012, O’Terry co-founded Boston Women in Media and Entertainment, a professional networking group with a mission to connect, educate and inspire women working in the arts and media.
O’Terry is a tireless crusader for cancer awareness and has served as the radio spokesperson for the American Cancer Society's Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk, The Pink Rose Foundation, Friends of Mel and the All 4 One Alliance. She also serves on the boards of Strong Women/Strong Girls, Dream BIG and the Boston College Women's Council.
"The last 25 years at Magic have been the best years of my life and it really wasn't easy to leave a 2-year deal on the table," explained O’Terry. "I'm writing a children's book with my daughter Colleen and launching my first full length CD called "Dream Come True" on May 30 with a portion of the proceeds benefiting Lucy's Love Bus. Stay tuned, there’s more news to come...I never can sit still for long and I love radio way too much to leave it for long, I just won't be getting up at 3:30 in the morning anymore!"
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