Exceptional Women Podcasts

EXCEPTIONAL WOMEN has put nearly 400 women in the spotlight. Women who have overcome obstacles to achieve greatness in their lives!


Danielle Vollmar

In the spotlight, the newest member of WCVB’s Storm Center 5: Danielle Vollmar.  She moved to Boston two weeks after the Marathon Bombings and this year, she’s running the race on behalf of the Spaulding Rehab Hospital. Don't miss Exceptional Women with Candy O'Terry.

Posted 4/20/2014 7:30:00 AM


Dr. Tracey Dechert

As the 2014 Boston Marathon gets closer, we're shining the spotlight on women who were at last year's marathon...doing what they could to save lives and to protect Boston.  In the spotlight, Dr. Tracey Dechert, trauma surgeon for Boston Medical Center.  Don't miss a special edition of Exceptional Women with Candy O'Terry.

Posted 4/6/2014 7:30:00 AM


Mary O'Brien

As Marathon Monday 2014 approaches, we’re saluting 4 women who were there last year, saving lives at the finish line, in the operating room and during the search for the bombers. Meet Mass General nurse and B.A.A. volunteer, Mary O’Brien, in a special re-run of Exceptional Women with Candy O’Terry.

Posted 3/30/2014 7:30:00 AM


Julie Kelly

This morning, Sue Tabb talks to an inspirational young woman who is literally fighting to knock out cancer. In the spotlight: Julie Kelly, a golden gloves winner and co-founder of haymakers for hope!

Posted 3/23/2014 7:30:00 AM


Bianca de la Garza

In the spotlight: Bianca De la Garza, co-anchor at WCVB-TV Channel 5 and she'll soon be starting an exciting new venture! Don't miss Exceptional Women with Candy O'Terry.

Posted 3/16/2014 7:30:00 AM


Dawn Marie Corneau & Jeanne Hennessey

This morning, Sue Tabb finds out more about the good work of the American Red Cross from a tireless advocate and talks to a Red Cross “hero”...Dawn Marie Corneau and Jeanne Hennessey are in the spotlight!

Posted 3/9/2014 7:30:00 AM


Susan Wornick

She’s a legend in Boston…and she’ll be missed. WCVB Channel 5’s Susan Wornick is retiring from the job she has loved for nearly 40 years. Don’t miss a special edition of Exceptional Women with Candy O’Terry.

Posted 3/2/2014 7:30:00 AM


Karen Kiefer

This morning, Sue Tabb talks with an inspirational woman who is teaching us how to "bake a difference." In the spotlight: Karen Kiefer, author, mother and founder of "Spread the Bread."

Posted 2/23/2014 7:30:00 AM


Dr. Elizabeth Thompson

What would you do if breast cancer had touched 4 generations of women in your family? Dr. Elizabeth Thompson decided to have a voluntary double mastectomy…and then, she launched a new company called Best Friends for Life.

Posted 2/16/2014 7:30:00 AM


Gretchan Pyne

Gretchan Pyne / Lulu Belle Books

Posted 2/9/2014 7:30:00 AM


Ashley Stanley

In the spotlight: Ashley Stanley. She’s the founder of Lovin’ Spoonfuls and she knows all about food rescue. Find out how this exceptional woman has provided over 900 thousand pounds of healthy food to those in need.

Posted 2/2/2014 7:30:00 AM


Sarah French

In the spotlight: a candid conversation with Sarah French. Sue Tabb sits down with the Emmy award winning journalist and Channel 7 news anchor to find out more about what she does on and off camera!

Posted 1/26/2014 7:30:00 AM


Wendy Murphy

In the spotlight: attorney and mother of 5, Wendy Murphy. Find out how this exceptional woman has made it her mission to be a voice for women and children at risk.

Posted 1/19/2014 7:30:00 AM


Kim Carrigan

Sue Tabb has a conversation with a very well-known Boston media personality. In the spotlight: Emmy award-winning news anchor, Kim Carrigan!

Posted 1/12/2014 7:30:00 AM


Sarah Robb O'Hagan

If your New Year’s resolution is to get in shape, we’re shining the spotlight on a woman who knows all about it! Meet Sarah Robb O’Hagan, the new president of Equinox, the one stop health and fitness company whose motto is: It’s not fitness, it’s life!

Posted 1/5/2014 7:30:00 AM


Kate McKay

This morning, Sue Tabb will be talking to a very special lady who is an entrepreneur, a fitness guru, a transformational coach and author who empowers women to live in abundance and find their “juiciest” life! In the spotlight: Kate McKay.

Posted 12/29/2013 7:30:00 AM


April Bowling & Lucille O'Neal

In the spotlight, two women who will inspire you.  April Bowling of Tri Life Coaching in Essex, and Lucille O’Neal…Shaq’s mom!

Posted 12/22/2013 7:30:00 AM


Nancy Owens Hess

This morning, Sue Tabb talks with a woman who is helping individuals and families rebuild their lives after experiencing homelessness, domestic violence, mental illness, substance abuse and other forms of trauma. In the spotlight: Nancy Owens Hess of the Elizabeth Stone House.

Posted 12/15/2013 7:30:00 AM


Linda Maloney

Meet a military mom who just happens to have made history flying fighter jets!

Posted 12/8/2013 7:30:00 AM


Hank Phillippi Ryan

Hank Phillippi Ryan

Posted 12/1/2013 7:30:00 AM


Diane Stringer

This morning, Sue Tabb talks with the head of an organization making a huge difference in the quality of life for patients with advanced illnesses and their families. In the spotlight: Diane Stringer, President and CEO of the Hospice of the North Shore and Greater Boston.

Posted 11/24/2013 7:30:00 AM


Joyce Kulhawik

She’s the center judge on Community Auditions debuting this weekend on Me-TV, WCVB channel 5’s sister station this morning at 11.  In the spotlight,
legendary entertainment anchor Joyce Kulhawik.

Posted 11/17/2013 7:30:00 AM


Erin Knyff

Erin Knyff

Posted 11/10/2013 7:30:00 AM


Susan Wornick

In the spotlight: an up close and personal interview with one of Boston’s most loved broadcasters.  Meet WCVB Channel 5’s Susan Wornick and find out how she’s feeling about retiring after all these years. Don't miss Exceptional Women with Candy O’Terry.

Posted 11/3/2013 7:30:00 AM


Lygia Soares

This morning, Sue Tabb talks to someone who is starting her own school to create better academic options for students with special needs. She is a pioneer looking to change the lives of hundreds of youth and their families. In the spotlight: Doctor Lygia Soares.

Posted 10/27/2013 7:30:00 AM


Dr. Myechia Minter-Jordan

In the spotlight: the new president and CEO of the Dimock Center in Roxbury and she’s got big plans for a health care center that is a national model of excellence. Meet Dr. Myechia Minter-Jordan. Don't miss Exceptional Women with Candy O’Terry.

Posted 10/20/2013 7:30:00 AM


Kim Charlson

In the spotlight: Kim Charlson of the Perkins School for the Blind. A tireless advocate, this breast cancer survivor is now the first woman president of the American Council of the Blind.

Posted 10/13/2013 7:30:00 AM


Julie Goldman

We kick off Breast Cancer Awareness month with the story of Harvard Ph.D student, Julie Goldman. Don't miss a very special edition of Exceptional Women with Candy O’Terry.

Posted 10/6/2013 7:30:00 AM


Dr. Oneeka Williams

Sue Tabb talks to a surgeon and children's book author who has found a unique way of getting young children excited about science and exploration. Listen in for a candid conversation with Dr. Oneeka Williams and a peek into the adventures of her character, Doctor Dee Dee Dynamo!

Posted 9/29/2013 7:30:00 AM


Dr. Brandon Earp

In the spotlight: Dr. Brandon Earp, Chief of Orthopedics at Brigham & Women’s Faulkner Hospital.

Posted 9/22/2013 7:30:00 AM