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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 – Brian Foley joins FOX61

    Brian Foley, who just retired as Deputy Police Chief in Hartford, is soon coming to work at FOX61, as the station’s Chief Investigator.  As he prepares for his new role, he joins us to reflect on how things have changed during his 24 year career in law enforcement, especially when it comes to police-community relations.

  • The Real Story – Bob Stefanowski

    Bob Stefanowski (R) for Governor – Stefanowski, one of three Republicans trying to petition their way onto the August primary ballot, says he has already collected the signatures of 12,000 registered Republicans (3,000 more than necessary), and he’s begun to submit them for certification.  A highly experienced business executive, he explains why eliminating the state income tax has to be pat of any plan to rebuild the state economy.

  • The Real Story – John Larson

    Connecticut Congressman John Larson (D) District 1 discusses the decision by the US Department of the Interior, to move forward with the approval process for the new casino planned for East Windsor, to help blunt competition from the new MGM resort in Springfield due to open in August.  The Department is involved because the casino would be run by the tribes that operate the state’s two existing casinos, Foxwoods and Mohegan Sun.  The long delay in the process is currently […]

  • The Real Story – Ruby Corby O’Neill

    Ruby Corby O’Neill, the Southbury Republican running for the 5th District seat being vacated by US Rep Elizabeth Esty talks about her priorities and her qualifications.  A native of Honduras, and a founding member of the Latino National Republican Coalition of Connecticut, she faces the party-endorsed candidate, former Meriden Mayor Manny Santos, in the August primary.  She believes her Hispanic heritage, and her experience helping other candidates over the years (including Tom Foley and former Congressman Chris Shays) make her […]

  • The Real Story – Martha Moxley Case

    Noted defense attorney Jim Bergenn comments on the Connecticut Supreme Court’s decision last month to dismiss murder charges against Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel, who has already served 10 years in prison for 1975 murder of his Greenwich neighbor, Martha Moxley, when they were both 15.  The justices decided, in a 4-3 vote, that Skakel’s trial lawyer, Mickey Sherman, blew his defense by not calling an alibi witness who would have testified that Skakel was with him, watching TV at a […]

  • The Real Story – Ned Lamont

    Ned Lamont, Democrat for Governor, talks about his endorsement by the party convention, and his choice of former Secretary of the State Susan Bysiewicz as his running mate. He also stakes out his position on major issues, including highway tolls, legalizing recreational marijuana and whether the state should legalize sports betting.

  • The Real Story – Susan Bysiewicz

    Former Secretary of the State Susan Bysiewicz discusses her decision to drop out of the governor’s race, to become Ned Lamont’s running mate.  She won the party’s endorsement, with about 60 percent delegate support, but now faces an August primary battle with labor  organizer Eva Bermudez Zimmerman.

  • The Real Story – Tim Herbst

    Republican candidate for governor, Tim Herbst, former First Selectman of Trumbull, talks about his second-place finish at the party convention, where Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton won the GOP endorsement.  Herbst and tech entrepreneur Steve Obsitnik, however, both received   enough delegate support to qualify for a primary against Boughton.  Three other candidates hope to join the fray, by collecting thousands of signatures of registered Republicans. Herbst also discusses his call for a series of ten debates between now and the […]

  • The Real Story – Candidates endorsed for Governor, 5th Congressional District

    We’re looking at a wild runup to the November elections! This week’s program features separate discussions with three candidates for office, recently endorsed by their respective party’s convention, but who now face primary challenges in August from other contenders: Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton, Republican for Governor – as many as six  challengers Former (two-time) Simsbury First Selectman Mary Glassman, Democrat for Congress, District 5 – two challengers Former Meriden Mayor Manny Santos, Republican for Congress, District 5 – two challengers

  • The Real Story — The session ends

    A leading member of the state senate reviews the accomplishments of the just-completed session of the General Assembly, including a new $20B budget.  Also passed:  A bill to help thousands of Eastern Connecticut families replace their homes’ crumbling foundations, and legislation to ban “bump stocks”, devices that allow semi-automatic rifles to shoot almost as rapidly as a machine gun. Guest:  Sen. Kevin Witkos (R) Avon, Deputy Senate Republican President Pro-Tem