After a successful career as an award-winning copywriter for Campbell-Ewald, Doyle Dane Bernbach and Chiat/Day, Terry co-founded Pirate Radio & Television in 1990. A creative audio production company, Pirate has a staff of 50, with 8 recording studios in Toronto and New York City.
Terry has won a few hundred national and international awards for writing and directing. He hosts sold-out creative radio seminars, was named Canadian judge for the inaugural year of Radio at the Cannes Advertising Festival in France, was named Radio Chairman for both the International Clio Awards in Miami and the London International Advertising Awards. When he’s not creating advertising, he’s talking about it as the host of the award-winning CBC Radio One/Sirius Satellite radio show, “Under The Influence” which was the follow-up to the hit series, “The Age of Persuasion.”
The New York Radio Festivals awarded it the Grand Prize as Best Radio Program for the last two years in a row, and iTunes chose it as “Best New Podcast of 2011.”
Terry was given a Lifetime Achievement Award by the advertising industry, and an Honorary Doctorate of Laws by McMaster University.
He has co-written a best-selling book called “The Age of Persuasion: How Marketing Ate Our Culture,” published by in Canada by Knopf, and in the U.S. by Counterpoint Press in Berkeley.
He has a wonderful wife and three lovely daughters.
Who like some of his work.