Terry Herd is the founder of the Bluegrass Radio Network and host of Into The Blue®, America’s largest and longest running bluegrass radio syndication. Now in it’s nineteenth year, Into The Blue® is heard weekly on 140 commercial radio stations throughout North America.
Terry is the first and only four time recipient of the IBMA Broadcaster of The Year Award. As a former member of the IBMA Board of Directors, Herd served as Marketing Committee chair for five years, from 1998 through 2002.
Terry is also known as the architect and creator of Sirius Satellite Radio’s bluegrass channel, where he served as Format Manager and host from July, 2000 until April 2006. During his 5-1/2 year tenure, he increased listenership on the bluegrass channel by more than 3 to 1 over then rival XM. He was also credited for bringing the IBMA Awards broadcast to satellite radio. The two companies later merged into Sirius/XM.