Terry Willesee (born in Perth, Western Australia) is an Australian journalist and television presenter.
Willesee is the son of Don Willesee, a long-time member of the Australian Senate and Whitlam Government minister. He is the brother of Mike Willesee, also a journalist and television presenter.
Willesee began his media career in Perth in 1969. He initially worked as a television news reporter before branching out into newsreading and producing documentaries.He produced and presented 14 prime time documentaries for STW ch9. He.
In 1981 Willesee was signed by the Seven Network to present a successful national current affairs program named Terry Willesee Tonight. Based in Sydney. ref name="skynews1" />
He had a stint with the Nine Network in the late 1980s where he worked on the Today Show and A Current Affair.
Willesee in 1992 moved to the United States where he worked as a reporter for A Current Affair (U.S. TV series)|AHe was later promoted to anchor the Fox network's national programme, a Current Affair Extra. Current Affair]] he was probably the first Australian to host his own current affairs show on US television.