Terry Wood has a top anchorman in local TV news for nearly forty years. He began his broadcast career in Dallas and Lubbock, Texas in 1966 before moving to KUTV as a main anchor in 1971, a position he held until 1982 when he moved to Atlanta, Georgia to work for the top ranked NBC affiliate, and then to New Orleans where he was main anchor for top ranked NBC affiliate, WSDU. Terry returned to Utah and to KUTV in 1992, where he was reunited with Michelle King until 1997. After that, Terry took the reins as lead morning anchor for KSL 5, before landing the Main Anchor position at KTVX. While at KTVX Terry won two coveted Emmy Awards, one for feature coverage of the 40th anniversary of the JFK assassination to which he was an eyewitness in 1963. He also won the 2006 Emmy Award for Best Newscast for his live coverage of the Trolley Square Massacre. Terry also received top honors from The Utah Society of Professional Journalists for Best Prime Time Newscasts, 2005, 2006 and 2007. In 2007, Terry was the only Utah journalist to accompany rescue workers underground during the Crandall Canyon mine collapse, the first time in US history journalists were allowed under ground during an active rescue attempt. In 2008 Terry was nominated for an Emmy for his coverage of Utah air quality.
Outside of TV, Terry’s activities include service as President of the Easter Seal Association; President of Tree Utah; President, Dance Theater Coalition of Utah. Terry recently received The Lifetime Achievement Award from Utah Easter Seals and from the Utah Alzheimer’s Association.