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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: Congresswoman Jahana Hayes on the impeachment inquiry and college costs

    US Representative Jahana Hayes talks about the Impeachment Investigation, which she came to support, as more and more evidence emerged. She also discusses the negative reaction she faced after sending a Tweet thanking President Trump for ordering the attack that killed ISIS leader Abu bakr al-Baghdadi. And, she describes a new bill, (the College Affordability Act), she co-sponsored with a colleague from Virginia, designed to make higher education cheaper and accessible for more people.

  • The Real Story: Senator Len Fasano on the Governor’s “CT 2030” transportation plan

    State Senate Minority Len Fasano reacts to Governor Lamont’s revamped “tolls” plan revealed this week. It would erect toll gantries on 14 bridges across the state, with the money raised dedicated to repairs on those bridges. He remains optimistic that lawmakers will come up with a bipartisan “transportation” plan.

  • The Real Story: Transportation Committee Co-chair Rep. Roland Lemar

    Transportation Committee Co-chair Representative Roland Lemar (D- New Haven) talks about the possibility of coming up with a plan to fund Connecticut’s highway infrastructure and mass transit — a plan that the General Assembly could actually pass.  No vote was held earlier this year due to the lack of Democratic support.

  • The Real Story: New London Mayor Michael Passero

    New London Mayor Michael Passero, seeking his second term in office, talks property taxes, economic development, and the State Pier project, under which wind turbines while be fabricated and assembled, and then installed far off-shore, in the Atlantic, to generate electricity.

  • The Real Story: Waterbury Mayor Neil O’Leary

    Waterbury Mayor Neil O’Leary is going for a 4th term in office. Topics include the ongoing rebuilding of the city’s “mixmaster” (the highway bridges where I-84 and Rte 8 intersect), and the success of his “brownfields” program, under which the city buys abandoned factories, gets them cleaned up and put back on the market.

  • The Real Story: Sen. Saud Anwar calls for moratorium on vaping products

    State Senator Saud Anwar, Democrat of South Windsor, discusses the nationwide vaping crisis and his call for a four-month moratorium on the sale of vaping products, like the one in Massachusetts. Hundreds of vapers have suffered lung injuries, and some have died, including one patient here in Connecticut. Sen. Anwar is also a medical doctor whose specialty is lung problems.

  • The Real Story: Governor Lamont’s revised toll plan – a better plan?

    With Gov. Ned Lamont poised to introduce his new, sharply scaled-down tolls plan, policy expert Red Jahncke is warning state lawmakers not to “fall for it” — because bridges-only tolls will eventually lead to more tolls, and because it won’t do anything to relieve traffic congestion. Jahncke has his own idea about what WILL work.

  • The Real Story: CAA Director on B-17 crash at Bradley

    The B-17 that crashed at Bradley International Airport was part of a group of vintage aircraft owned by a Massachusetts foundation that puts its planes on tour, offering rides in them, to raise money to keep them flying. The state Connecticut Airport Authority gave final approval for the tour stop at Bradley International. The authority’s Executive Director Kevin Dillon discusses the accident.

  • The Real Story: An ‘exit interview’ with retiring Chief State’s Attorney Kevin Kane

    FOX61 reporter Matt Caron’s exclusive in-depth interview with retiring chief state’s attorney Kevin Kane. In this segment, Kane offers his views on the death penalty, racial bias in law enforcement, and the opioid crisis. In part 2, Kevin Kane talks with Matt about important changes in the juvenile justice system, the trouble juries have coming to a just verdict, and people’s lack of trust in the justice system. And, he offers advice to his successor.

  • The Real Story: New UConn President Thomas Katsouleas

    Newly-installed University of Connecticut President, Dr. Thomas Katsouleas, talks about his new plan to offer free tuition, starting next fall, to incoming freshmen and transfer students whose families make less than $50,000 a year. He calls it the “Connecticut Commitment” and explains how he came up with the idea. We ask what the program will cost, and how it will be paid for. We also seek his opinion on whether college athletes should be able to earn money through endorsements, […]

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