John Terrett is a correspondent for CGTN America working out of New York City.
John is one of the most familiar faces in international TV journalism.
A newsman since the 80s, Terrett’s worked for BBC World TV, Al Jazeera English, Al Jazeera America and appeared on numerous radio stations in the United States and throughout the world.
At the BBC John co-presented the World Business Report from London and New York.
At Al Jazeera English, John covered the 2008 global financial collapse from Wall Street and also frequently reported the United Nations, the White House, Capitol Hill, the Supreme Court, Pentagon and the State Department. In 2010 John spent months working along the Gulf of Mexico after the Deepwater Horizon disaster and subsequent oil spill.
At Al Jazeera America, John worked major journalistic beats at the United Nations, the White House, Capitol Hill and the Supreme Court. He also covered major civil unrest following the deaths of unarmed black men at the hands of the police in Ferguson, Missouri and Baltimore, Maryland.
John is married to Mary-Ann, a school administrator. They have two children, Ellie, a TV production assistant and Imogen, a trainee nurse. They live just outside New York with two rabbits, a Guinea pig and a hedgehog called Thumbelina!