Biography

Terry Cowgill is an independent blogger, a paid columnist for CTNewsJunkie.com, a former contributor to BigJournalism.com and was an award-winning editor, columnist and senior writer for The Lakeville Journal Company.

In 2013, he was named news editor of the Berkshire Record. In 2017, he was appointed managing editor and reporter for the Berkshire Edge, an online start-up in Great Barrington, Mass., covering news and culture in the southern Berkshires.

Cowgill also hosted “Conversations with Terry Cowgill,” an hour-long monthly interview program on CATV6 on Comcast’s northwest Connecticut system. While at the Record he co-hosted “For The Record,” a weekly discussion on CTSB of the week’s top stories in The Record, along with newsmaker guests.

He has represented CTNewsJunkie.com as a regular guest on the John Rowland and Ray Dunaway shows on 50,000-watt WTIC-AM NewsTalk 1080 and on the Brad Davis and Dan Lovallo shows on WDRC-1360 AM — “The Talk of Connecticut.”

In addition to his career in journalism, Cowgill taught high school English and drama for 13 years and worked for nine years in independent school development. He has also written dozens of profiles and programmatic features for the alumni magazines of several independent schools.

Cowgill is a graduate of St. Mark’s School, holds a B.A. in theatre from Bishop’s University (Canada) and an M.A. in humanities from Wesleyan University. A Texas native, Cowgill lives with his family in Lakeville, Conn.

He can be reached via email at thenews@hotmail.com.

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