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entertainer , broadcaster , consultant , public relations

Jerry Naylor-Jackson, American public relations consultant, retired, entertainer, broadcaster. Life first class radio/television engineering licensed Federal Communications Commission. Named to Top 40 Male Vocalists of Year, Cashbox Magazine, 1970, named #1 Rock Group (Crickets), New Musical Express Magazine, United Kingdom, 1962, named to Rockabilly Hall of Fame, 2000.


Naylor-Jackson, Jerry was born on March 6, 1939 in Chalk Mountain, Texas, United States. Son of William Guy and Mary Bernice (Lummus) Jackson.


Graduate, Elkins Electronics Institute, Dallas, 1957.


Broadcaster various local television and AM radio stations, San Angelo, Texas, 1955-1957. Lead singer Buddy Holly and the Crickets, 1960-1965. Solo entertainer, performer, recording artist and producer, 1965-1987.

Senior vice president corporation development Newslink International Satellite Broadcast Communications Company, Inc., Washington, 1986-1988. President International Syndications, Inc. subsidiary Newslink, Inc., 1986-1988. President, Chief Executive Officer, owner The Jerry Naylor Company/Nayco Entertainment, Inc., McMinnville, Oregon, since 1984.

Vice president capital programs, senior consultant California Lutheran University, Thousand Oaks, 1990-1992. Senior consultant, director annual fund California Lutheran University, 1989-1990. Political/media consultant various Republican candidates and organizations, 1968-1993.

Special consultant to Violeta Barrios de Chamarro, President of Republic of Nicaragua, 1990-1992. Disc jockey Station KHEY-AM, Station KINT-AM, El Paso, Texas, 1959. On-air personality Station KRLA-AM, Station KDAY-AM, Los Angeles, 1960.

On-air disc jockey, air personality, celebrity host KLAC-AM, Los Angeles, 1974-1983. On-camera and voice-over spokesman for Safeway Stores, Inc., Avis Rent-a-Car, Mutual of Omaha, Wrigley Company, 1968-1983. United States presidential appointee, chairman Job Training Partnership Act work group/youth at risk subcommittee National Commission for Employment Policy, 1985-1991.

National director special events Reagan for President, 1979-1981. Appointed member commission for employment policy President Ronald Reagan, 1985-1991.


  • Life first class radio/television engineering licensed Federal Communications Commission.


  • Other Work

    • Recording artist major labels including Capitol/Tower Records, Mercury/Smash Records, Columbia Broadcasting System/Columbia Records, Mike Club Productions, Warner/Curb Records, Motown Records, Warner Brothers Records, Electric and Music Industries Records, 1965-1984. Solo recording artist, producer Phonograph Records and television Documentaries. Host weekly national and international syndicated radio program Continental Country (Number 1 syndicated country music radio show in American, Billboard Magazine, Country Music Association, 1974), weekly syndicated television variety show Music City, United States of America, 1966-1967.


National director special events Reagan for President, 1975-1976, 79-80. Senior consultant to White House, 1981-1988, 89-92. With United States Army, 1957-1958, Germany.

Member National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences, Country Music Association, Academy Country Music (Telly award for television documentary 1991, 92), Pi Kappa Phi (alumni), founding member West Texas Music Hall of Fame/Museum Foundation.


  • Other Interests

    Writing prose and poetry.


Married Pamela Ann Robinson, January 30, 1966. Children: Geoffrey K. Naylor, Kelli A. Naylor-Dobrzynski, Gregory K. Naylor.

William Guy Jackson

Mary Bernice (Lummus) Jackson

Pamela Ann Robinson

Geoffrey K. Naylor Naylor-Jackson

Kelli A. Naylor-Dobrzynski Naylor-Jackson

Gregory K. Naylor Naylor-Jackson