Terry Turner is an Emmy®-winning former television journalist with more than 35 years of experience. He writes about Medicare and retirement planning issues at RetireGuide.
Prior to joining RetireGuide, he researched and wrote about medical, consumer and policy issues, primarily on health-related topics.
He holds a Financial Wellness Facilitator certificate from the Foundation for Financial Wellness and the National Wellness Institute. He is a member of AFCPE®.
As an investigative television reporter for CONUS Communications’ Washington bureau, he covered Congress and federal agencies for roughly 100 local television news departments across the United States. He has been a member of the White House Correspondents Association, the American Medical Writers Association, the Alliance of Professional Health Advocates, and an Associate Member of the American Bar Association.
His health writing has been featured in the Washington Examiner and cited by national media, including The New York Times and MedPage Today. Terry has been interviewed by international news organizations, including the BBC’s “Victoria Derbyshire” program, New Zealand’s “News Hub Nation,” and the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists for his expertise on medical consumer issues.
Terry won an Emmy® for a television episode he produced for The Pentagon Channel and has been nominated for two other Emmy® Awards during his career. He was selected as a MarCom Awards Platinum winner for his expose of how Juul used tobacco industry documents as a guide in marketing vaping products and a Digital Health Awards Silver winner for his report on the overprescribing, marketing and overuse of dangerous heartburn medicines.
Terry received his Bachelor of Arts in Media Arts from Lyon College. He is a past member of the White House Correspondents Association and the American Medical Writers Association.