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Al Terzi has one of the most recognizable faces in Connecticut, having spent more than four decades (since 1968) anchoring and reporting the news here.

Al is a native of upstate New York, where he started his broadcasting career as a radio DJ.

A highly-respected journalist, he is a two-time Emmy Award winner, who, in addition to anchoring major daily newscasts , has considerable experience hosting political interview programs.

Among his many other honors over the years is a Lifetime Achievement Award from the New England Associated Press/RTNDA chapter in Boston, and a Silver Circle Award for 25+ years of television service, from the regional chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.

Al’s education includes undergraduate studies at both Yale University and Central Connecticut State University, and he holds a law degree from the University of Connecticut School of Law.

A military veteran, Al was trained as a linguist in Chinese and Korean, and spent more than seven years with Air Force Intelligence Operations in the Far East, during the Vietnam-era.

Al and his wife, Carolyn, currently reside in Middletown.

Recent Articles
  • The Real Story – State budget update

    The week of October 23rd is the new target for state lawmakers, still trying to craft a new two-year budget, now more than 100 days into the first year!  Senate leaders involved in the negotiations say there’s been bipartisan agreement on many issues, and they’re close to agreeing on a new formula for calculating how much each city and town will receive in aid to education. Guests: Sen. Martin Looney (D) New Haven, Senate President Pro Tempore Sen. Kevin Witkos (R) Canton, Deputy Senate Republican President […]

  • The Real Story – Pushback against new gun control measures in congress after Las Vegas

    Scott Wilson, President of the Connecticut Citizens Defense League, explains why he and his members oppose new restrictions on gun owners, including separate bills that would prohibit the sale and possession of magazines that hold more than ten rounds of ammunition (introduced by Rep. Elizabeth Esty (D) Connecticut), and ban “bump stocks” that can turn semi-automatic rifles into automatic rifles, capable of firing hundreds of rounds per minute, as the Las Vegas gunman was able to do (introduced by Rep. […]

  • The Real Story – Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty

    Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty, on new gun legislation, in the wake of the Las Vegas Massacre.

  • The Real Story – Trump’s tax plan

    Tax experts weigh in on tax reforms being advanced by congressional Republicans.  What  would be the impact on Connecticut citizens and businesses? Guests:  Andrew Lattimer, BlumShapiro and Steve Dane, CohnReznick

  • The Real Story – State budget meltdown

    Governor Malloy has pledged to veto a Republican budget proposal that passed with the help of three Democratic lawmakers. One of them, Sen. Joan Hartley (D) Waterbury, joins us to explain her decision.

  • The Real Story – Attorney General George Jepsen

    The attorney general discusses two major investigations his department is engaged in: The huge Equifax Security Breach and the Opioid Epidemic. He also discusses his involvement in challenging the Trump Administration’s decision to end DACA, the Obama-era policy that has shielded, from deportation, hundreds of thousand of young people whose parents brought them to the US, illegally, when they were children.

  • The Real Story – Dissecting the Clinton book

    A Connecticut professor  wrote a book, “Haywire,” looks at why the 2016 election ended with a Trump victory.  Sacred Heart University Prof. Gary Rose compares his conclusions with what Hillary Clinton wrote in her book, “What Happened”.

  • The Real Story – Kevin Lembo

    State Comptroller Kevin Lembo talks about his decision to drop his bid for Governor, and run for re-election instead.

  • The Real Story – The opioid crisis

    Two physicians from Middlesex Hospital in Middletown discuss their fight to end the scourge of opioid overdose deaths, through education of hospital staff, new practices and public outreach. They say Middlesex County has had more such fatalities, than any other county in the state. GUESTS: Dr. Michael Saxe, Chairman Emeritus of Middlesex Hospital’s Department of Emergency Medicine Dr. Rachel Lovins, Chair, Middlesex Hospital Department of Medicine

  • The Real Story – Talking to a Dreamer

    A Connecticut woman whose parents illegally brought her here from Brazil two decades ago, when she was a child, expresses deep concern about the Trump Administration’s decision to drop DACA, the Obama-era program that has provided protection from deportation for her, and others like her. She hopes Congress will now create legislation to preserve DACA, and provide a pathway to citizenship. GUEST: CAROLINA BORTOLLETO, Co-Founder, “CT Students 4 a Dream”