Exceptional Women Podcasts

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


Deborah Norville

In the spotlight, Deborah Norville.  You see her every night on Inside Edition…now find out how she got to where she is today, including all the bumps along the way.  Don’t miss Exceptional Women with Candy O'Terry.

Posted 8/31/2014 7:30:00 AM


Sara Campbell

Ever wonder what it’s like to have your own brand of women’s clothing? In the spotlight, Sara Campbell. Find out how she created and launched her own clothing line! Don’t miss Exceptional Women with Candy O’Terry.

Posted 8/17/2014 7:30:00 AM


Alison Takacs

Alison Takacs

Posted 8/10/2014 7:30:00 AM


Christine Lott

In the spotlight, Christine Lott…a local woman who is also the founder of a school for children in Tanzania. Don’t miss Exceptional Women with Candy O’Terry.

Posted 8/3/2014 7:30:00 AM


Sandy Mariano

In the spotlight, a local woman who is a hero to many…at Rosie’s Place. Magic’s Candy O’Terry sits down with Sandy Mariano on Exceptional Women.

Posted 7/27/2014 7:30:00 AM


Anna Kolodner

Missiles are flying between Israel and Palestine as the conflict over the Gaza strip grows by the hour.  In the spotlight, a local woman named Anna Kolodner who is a member of a unique Newton based organization called Christians & Jews United For Israel. Don't miss Exceptional Women with Candy O’Terry.

Posted 7/20/2014 7:30:00 AM


Dr. Deborah Frank

Thousands of children go to bed hungry every night in our country…including right here in Massachusetts. In the spotlight, Dr. Deborah Frank, founder of the Grow Clinic for Children at the Boston Medical Center. Don't miss Exceptional Women with Candy O’Terry.

Posted 7/13/2014 7:30:00 AM


Haviva Kohl

This morning, Sue Tabb talks with the newly-appointed president of Strong Women, Strong Girls. In the spotlight: Haviva Kohl! Don't miss Exceptional Women.

Posted 7/6/2014 7:30:00 AM


Karen Kaplan

This morning, Sue Tabb talks with Hill Holliday’s Karen Kaplan on her remarkable journey from receptionist to CEO. Her story will inspire you!

Posted 6/29/2014 7:30:00 AM


Judith Bowman

Judith Bowman

Posted 6/22/2014 7:30:00 AM


Yolanda Cellucci

She’s a fashion icon in Boston and beyond. In the spotlight: Yolanda Cellucci! As her 80th birthday approaches, Miss Yolanda takes a look back at her career, her pride in her family and the charities she loves. Don't miss Exceptional Women with Candy O’Terry.

Posted 6/15/2014 7:30:00 AM


Claudia Zanes & Ja-Naé Duane

In the spotlight: 2 women who will inspire you…Claudia Zanes and Ja-Naé Duane. Don’t miss a 2-part edition of Exceptional Women with Candy O’Terry.

Posted 6/8/2014 7:30:00 AM


Elise Wulff

This morning, Sue Tabb talks with a woman who feels right at home on stage. She has been dancing and singing for years and now uses her talents to give back through the charity “Voices of Hope.” In the spotlight: a performer, educator and philanthropist…Elise Wulff!

Posted 6/1/2014 7:30:00 AM


Linda Driscoll

In the spotlight, the woman behind a non-profit called Dream Big! that provides homeless and low-income girls with the basics they need to play sports. Meet CEO and founder, Linda Driscoll. Don’t miss Exceptional Women with Candy O’Terry.

Posted 5/25/2014 7:30:00 AM


Karen Zorn

In the spotlight, Karen Zorn, the President of the Longy School of Music of Bard College in Cambridge. She’s on a mission to show that music really can change lives. Don't miss Exceptional Women with Candy O’Terry.

Posted 5/18/2014 7:30:00 AM


Carla Tardif

In the spotlight: a local mom who is making sure that families with sick children get the financial and emotional help they need. Meet Carla Tardif, the driving force behind Family Reach. Don't miss Exceptional Women with Candy O’Terry.

Posted 5/11/2014 7:30:00 AM


Marla Runyan

In the spotlight: one of the fastest runners in the world. Legally blind since childhood, Marla Runyan is now teaching at the Perkins School for the Blind. Don't miss her inspiring story on Exceptional Women with Candy O’Terry.

Posted 5/4/2014 7:30:00 AM


Haviva Kohl

In the spotlight: Haviva Kohl, a national and international leader helping women and girls reach their full potential. Don’t miss her inspiring story on Exceptional Women with Sue Tabb.

Posted 4/27/2014 7:30:00 AM


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