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.




December 28, 2023

Stock market ends year on a high note

It’s been a turbulent 12 months on Wall Street. Gains from big tech have pushed major stock indexes near all-time highs. What are some other industries encouraging investors going into 2024? CGTN’s John Terrett takes us through the ups and down in the stock market […] Read More...
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December 28, 2021

2021 Year in Review: Stock Market

As always, the rise and the fall of the U.S. stock markets have been a constant in 2021. CGTN’s John Terrett has been looking back at the past year at New York Stock Exchange. Read More...
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November 8, 2021

U.S. lawmakers pass major infrastructure bill

However you slice and dice it, this is a major victory for U.S. President Joe Biden.  The House of Representatives passed a $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill to be spent on America’s crumbling roads, bridges, ports of entry, and improving broadband internet coverage nationwide. CGTN’s John […] Read More...
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