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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 – Foley heads back to public service

    Fox61’s Chief Investigator Brian Foley joins us to talk about his new job with the state, working  as Public Information Officer for the Department of Emergency Services and Public Protect.  He will be an executive assistant to Public Safety Commissioner James Rovella, his former boss at the Hartford Police Department, where Rovella had been Chief, and Brian was Deputy Chief, when Brian retired last year.

  • The Real Story – AG: Drug companies colluding

    Attorney General William Tong talks about his federal lawsuit alleging that a number of drug companies have, for years, have been colluding with each other to fix prices on generic drugs (in some cases, raising prices by 2000%)!

  • The Real Story – The Gov, the legislature, and polls on tolls

    Sacred Heart University Political Science Professor Gary Rose talks about the school’s recent poll on tolls, and offers his assessment of how Gov. Lamont has performed in office so far.

  • The Real Story – Former State Senator against tolls

    Toni Boucher, a former State Senator (R-Wilton) and former Co-Chair of the Transportation Committee, rails against Gov. Lamont’s proposal to bring back highway tolls in Connecticut.

  • The Real Story – Ethan’s Law

    After House passage on Tuesday, “Ethan’s Law” is now a step closer to becoming Connecticut law.  The bill, which closes a loophole in the state law on gun storage, is named after Ethan Song, a Guilford teen who died last year when he accidentally shot himself while playing with a gun at a friend’s house.   Guests:  Kristin Song, Ethan’s Mom, and State Rep. Sean Scanlon (D) Guilford, a sponsor of the bill

  • The Real Story – Wethersfield police involved shooting

    Fox 61’s Jenn Bernstein and Al Terzi discuss the police involved shooting in Wethersfield that left a teen dead. Faith leader, Bishop John Selders gives his thoughts on how the department has handled the investigation so far. Fox 61’s Brian Foley breaks down newly released dash cam video in that shooting.

  • The Real Story – Police shooting in New Haven

    State Senator Gary Winfield is calling on the Chief State’s Attorney to thoroughly investigate the officer-involved shooting in New Haven. Winfield brings his concerns and discusses related legislation he’s crafting with Fox 61’s Al Terzi and Jenn Bernstein.

  • The Real Story – New Democratic budget

    The Democratic- controlled Finance Committee has passed a new budget.  It includes a tax on the most wealthy. Democratic State Representative Josh Elliott and Republican State Representative Vince Candelora join Fox 61’s Jenn Bernstein and Al Terzi to bring their very different perspectives on what the budget should look like.

  • The Real Story: Breaking down the numbers for tolls & the budget

    If you are looking for a deeper understanding of Connecticut’s budget challenges, and wondering if tolls are the only answer, watch Al Terzi and Jenn Bernstein’s discussion with veteran budget reporter Keith Phaneuf from the CT Mirror. Why are lawmakers even considering more taxes? He offers a sobering look at the numbers lawmakers are working with.

  • The Real Story: Rep. Jahana Hayes

    With congress in recess, Jenn Bernstein got to catch up with freshman Congresswoman Jahana Hayes. They have an in-depth discussion about a range of topics, including the congresswoman’s opposition to federal funds for arming teachers, the direction of the Democratic Party, and the national attention she’s gotten. Plus: will she be returning a campaign donation from Representative Ilhan Omar?

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