Meet The Host
Mary O'Neill Phillips
Host Mary O’Neill Phillips is an Australian Entertainer, Outdoors-Woman and Conservationist who has worked across a range of dramatic, radio, and lifestyle programs. Splitting her time between Nashville and Australia, Mary has built a strong reputation in the outdoor and country-music worlds, for which she lives and breathes. She is passionate about encouraging people to get outdoors and learn new outdoor skills. She has worked many of the country music industry’s biggest events as red carpet host and on-air personality on several major television networks. She is very passionate about supporting differnt non-profits, including the National Wild Turkey Federation, Catch a Dream Foundation and she also currently works with the Nashville Anti-Human Trafficking Coalition, to rescue and restore victims of human trafficking. Mary hosts Country Outdoors Adventures, Country Outdoor LIVE on Outdoor Channel TV Network, Country Outdoors Podcast and the Country Outdoors Concert Series in Nashville. Her faith, good humor, work ethic, passion for outdoor lifestyle and music have been crucial to her perseverance in the Entertainment Industry for the better part of 15 years and have seen her work on productions in Australia and the United States. Mary’s Australian accent and indomitable spirit are her trademarks.
Host Zach Phillips is a good ole Georgia boy who came up in the outdoor world working for Sub 7studios, producing some of the networks most popular shows. He's an avid hunter and conservationist and his #1 passion is chasing turkeys. Zach made spare change as a kid trapping raccoons down in South Georgia and he takes this work ethic with him on the road, producing semi live episodes of the country outdoors adventures. His ability to produce quick turn around video and still content has seen him as a major asset to many brands across the outdoor world.