FAY JACKSON is a songwriter, recording artist, musician,
television producer and promoter. She is the host of an
award-winning television program now in its fourteenth season
called Texas Country Gospel. The program airs weekly on
the Gospel Music Television Network (GMT) and is broadcast over
Sky Angel Network, Glory Star Satellite, Promiseland Television
Network, and over 300 cable companies and independent TV
stations, plus international broadcasts in India and the UK.
Daystar Television Network was home to
Texas Country Gospel program for seven years following its
inception in 1995. The program was awarded "Top TV Show of the
Year" seven times from 1997-2006 by the International Country
Gospel Music Association (ICGMA). Host Mary Fay Jackson was
the recipient of the ICGMA "2007 Crossover Award". The
Country Gospel Music Guild voted Texas Country Gospel
"Top TV Show of the Year" in 2002 and again in 2006. The
program also won "Top TV Show" 1999, 2000, and 2001 by the Texas
International Music Association. Ms. Jackson was presented the
"2008 Radio & TV Media Appreciation Award" at the 2008 Agape
Texas Country Gospel is a
family-friendly entertainment show, featuring Southern Gospel
Music, Christian Country Music, Bluegrass Music, Christian
Comedians, Instrumentalists, Poets, Patriotic Segments, and
Special Interviews with performing artists. Venues include
Nashville, Tennessee, Branson, Missouri, and "on location" at
many festivals and events around the nation.
In addition to
hosting the Texas Country Gospel television program, Ms
Jackson also produces concept videos and commercials for
Christian Television. She serves as Programming Director for
the 24-hour-a-day Gospel Music Television Network. Mary Fay
travels extensively to promote Gospel Music at national events
such as The National Quartet Convention in Louisville, Kentucky
attended by over 40,000 people each September, the annual
Inspirational Christian Music Awards held in Nashville,
Tennessee, and The World Premier held in Pigeon Forge,
Ms Jackson's signature song "Roses" is her
most requested song in personal appearances. The song, written
by Ms. Jackson and recorded on CD and also featured on video,
charted #6 by the Country Gospel Music Guild as listed in U.S.
Gospel News Magazine. Another original song, "In Spite of
Myself" charted #2. She currently has four CDís in release in
addition to five CDís recorded with her family group, 1AChord.
Mary Fay Jackson has been the recipient of
several prestigious awards by the International Country Gospel
Music Association: Promoter of the Year 1996, Songwriter of the
Year 1997, and the highest award - Ms. Gold Cross Award 1998.
She has received many other I.C.G.M.A. awards, including Ms.
Texhoma 1994, Top TV Show 1997-2006, Top Group 1994-1999, and
Duo of the Year 2003.
MARY FAY JACKSON: phone:
mail: P. O. Box 83, Gainesville, Texas