John Terrett

John Terrett

John Terrett is New York Correspondent for CGTN America covering Wall Street, the United Nations and life in and around the Big Apple.

A newsman since the 1980s, Terrett has 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 producer and Imogen, a trainee nurse.




September 14, 2018

The Great Recession: 10 years on

Bankers were selling what were known as sub-prime mortgages to people - many in poorer neighborhoods - failing to explain that the interest rates would double after two years. Read More...
Rockefeller art auction breaks record & shines light on Chinese craft
May 10, 2018

Rockefeller art auction breaks record & shines light on Chinese craft

It has been called the sale of a century. The auction of the private art collection of American billionaire, David Rockefeller and his wife made a record breaking $646 million just during its opening night. The collection includes unique Chinese artifacts, and even a dessert service set that Napoleon brought with him into exile. Read More...
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