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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: Trump investigation

    How concerned should President Donald Trump be, about the future of his presidency, now that he has become the target of an “obstruction of justice” investigation? Guests:  Two-time Democratic candidate for Connecticut governor, Bill Curry, and Political Science Professor Gary Rose (Sacred Heart University, Fairfield)

  • The Real Story: Prasad Srinivasan

    Four-term Glastonbury State Representative Prasad Srinivasan, discusses his bid for the GOP nomination for governor.  A medical doctor by profession, he claims to have the right “prescription” for stopping the string of huge budget deficits and tax increases and boosting the state’s economy.

  • The Real Story: Comey testifies

    HARTFORD — A prominent Connecticut defense attorney reacts to Thursday’s testimony by James Comey, about his conversations with President Trump. Did the President obstruct justice by telling Comey that he hoped Comey could call off the investigation of former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn? How likely is it that the President will be impeached, based on that testimony? Guest: Jim Bergenn, Shipman and Goodwin, Hartford

  • The Real Story: Trumbull First Selectman Tim Herbst

    HARTFORD — New face, in the ranks of Republicans seeking the GOP nomination for governor next year:  Tim Herbst Why the First Selectman of Trumbull thinks he’s the party’s best hope for victory.

  • The Real Story: Looking ahead to the Special Session

    HARTFORD —  Special session ahead, in the CT General Assembly!  Why no new budget?  Why no vote on proposals to boost state revenue by legalizing recreational marijuana and bringing back highway tolls? Guests: Rep. Melissa Ziobron (R) East Haddam, Assistant Minority Leader, Ranking Member Appropriations Committee Rep. Antonio (“Tony”) Guerrera (D) Rocky Hill

  • The Real Story: Attracting and keeping corporations

    HARTFORD —  John Boyd, operator of a New Jersey company that advises corporations about the best places to relocate, talks about what  the state needs to do to keep existing companies and attract new ones.

  • The Real Story: Bronin on Aetna move

    HARTFORD — Hartford Mayor Luke Bronin, talks about Aetna’s decision to move its corporate headquarters out of the capital city.

  • The Real Story: The electric bill

    Representatives of Eversource, United Illuminating and Dynegy argue against a bill that, they say, would increase consumers’ electricity bills, in order to pay more to Dominion, the Virginia-based company that operates Connecticut’s Millstone Nuclear Power Plant.

  • The Real Story — US Rep. Elizabeth Esty

    HARTFORD — Al and Jenn have a discussion with US Rep. Elizabeth Esty (D) Fifth District about President Trump’s first budget, his first trip overseas as President, the Russia investigations and President Trump’s firing of FBI Director James Comey, the GOP health plan and more. The Washington Post reports that Russia’s ambassador to the U.S. has told his superiors that he and Jared Kushner discussed setting up a secret communications channel between the Trump transition team and the Kremlin in […]

  • The Real Story – Budget battle

    The tentative agreement, between the Malloy Administration and the state employee unions, on a framework for additional contract concessions, to help balance the state budget. Leaders of two of the unions say a final deal with all of the unions may not be reached until later this summer. Guests: Jan Hochadel, State President, American Federation of Teachers (AFT) Merisa Williams, Vice Pres., American Federation of State County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) Local 562, Western CT State University