Saturday: 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Host of the KHVN’s All Choir Hour on Saturdays at Noon, and Inside the
Music on Saturdays, 1pm – 3pm
Evangelist Judy Neal is a native Texan who recently returned after 33 years in the Pacific NW/Tacoma-Seattle area. She is an ETSU graduate and is pursuing a Masters in Divinity. Her volunteer efforts include community activism, youth advocacy and board member services for the Tacoma Opera and Pierce County Aids Foundation. Professionally, she promoted within the WA State Department of Social and Health Services for 25 years as a mental health therapist, child protective services supervisor and retired as a Regional Administrator for the Juvenile Rehabilitation Administration.
Ms. Neal has served the church and gospel music community for over 30 years as a choir director, soloist and workshop clinician; and the gospel music industry for 20 years as a radio personality and artist development consultant. She has consulted and guided many independent music artists in their goals to become a professional recording artists. Judy is a member of the Pacific NW Grammy Chapter and the National Association of Recording Industry Professionals. She is serving a third term as the National Gospel Announcers Guild/GMWA Secretary. Additionally, she has been highly celebrated by community theater critics for her starring roles in “Raisin In the Sun”, “Amen Corner” and “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom”. Judy owns Valentino’s Beauty Supply (Fort Worth and Tacoma), Valentino’s Salon Suites and Vision Time Productions. She accepted her calling to minister in 2001 and now joyfully worships at the First St. John FGBF Church in Fort Worth. Ms. Neal’s energetic and effective communication style causes her to be a highly requested emcee and speaker. She is known for encouraging, empowering and buidling self-confidence in all she meets. Finally, Judy is thankful and inspired by her 28 year marriage to James, her precious 23 year old daughter, Nia and the scriptures Joshua 1:8-9.