Duane Cherry is a Tennessee based radio host/producer, motivational speaker, comedy show producer, and health industry professional. His station is based in Jackson, Tenn., but his guests are interviewed by telephone and hail from many places. This includes a great deal of Nashville’s community leaders, entertainers and authority figures and specialists. The radio show’s title is Let’s Talk About It. It airs on two different Internet stations: WNKD.Biz and WLMIRdio.com.
He is a graduate of Lane College (Jackson, Tenn.) with a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration.
Graduation segued into the long-term health care profession as a licensed Nursing Home Administrator, and Assisted Living Administrator. He is currently the administrator/executive director of Mission Convalescent Home, Health and Rehabilitation Center in Jackson as well. Under his leadership, the facility has become one of the top 100% rated facilities in the country.
Duane and his adult son, Chris, are the co- owners of Everlasting Productions, a successful comedy production company producing comedy shows. Chris is a Nashvillian and a known, sought-after comedian.
As a motivational a motivational speaker and radio personality he earned additional skills that helped him create a major motivation and life success company. It’s titled ‘Five Steps Be Power’—Breaking Out the Shell and Removing the Walls for a Better Life.’
That program can be heard on his Internet radio show every Tuesday afternoon at 1 pm on whmlgospel.com and wndk.biz and every Thursday night at 6:30 pm on whmlgospel.com. Tuning in and downloading may obtain either site.
In addition to mastering the previously mentioned areas of the health care industry, Cherry is the owner of Nursing Angels, LLC, doing business as D and D Healthcare. It is an in-home non-medical care provider and healthcare facilities management company.
He serves as the chairman of the board of the Jackson Transit Authority; the vice chairman of the Madison County Solid Waste Commission; and the president of the Jackson/Madison County African American Chamber of Commerce.
A staunch man of God and community leader, Duane is a very active member of his home church, Cumberland Missionary Baptist Church in Jackson. He is a family man, married to the love of his life Angela Delores Cherry. Together they are the proud parents of three children: Tavares, Avril, and Chris. They have seven grandchildren.
Duane always ends his radio shows with two quotes from musician, poet, songwriter, and social activist, the late Gil Scott Herron: “No matter the consequences or the fear that grips your senses you have got to hold on to your dreams and it is time for you to create the change and to stop always being about the change.”