Journalist, Radio and TV host. He was born in
1963, Van. He graduated from Galatasaray High School. He began with his
journalism career as a sports reporter in Cumhuriyet newspaper. He established
Best FM, a private radio in 1993. He started to work in Show TV and Show Radio
in 1995. He was the news anchorman in the same channel and he started the
program Teke Tek, which caused him reputation. In 1996, he was transferred to
Dogan group and wrote columns in Hürriyet newspaper, and he became the general
coordinator of Radio D. In 2002, he became the executive editor of Kanal D
news, and then
transferred to Sabah newspaper as executive editor; but this ended when TMSF seizure
the newspaper in 2007. In 2009, he worked as executive editor in Habertürk
newspaper, established by his former boss Dinç Bilgin, until the end of 2013.
He continued writing his articles in www.fatihaltayli.com.tr and
www.haberturk.com. He has also presented the News of Channel 1.
He was one of the vice presidents
of Galatasaray Sports Club for a term and he received the "Honorary Award
for Contribution to Education" which was provided jointly by TIKAD and
European Journalists' Association. He pioneered campaigns such as "Girls
Go to School", "One Minute of Darkness for Constant Light" and
Clean Internet". He is married to Hande Altaylı and father of a girl named
He has explained his views on journalism and several issues in the book
named “Fatih Altaylı ile Teke Tek” in which he answered the questions of Huseyin
Latif, Bilge Demirkazan and Mireille Sadege in 2005.
REFERENCE: İhsan Işık
/ Resimli ve Metin Örnekli Türkiye Edebiyatçılar ve Kültür Adamları
Ansiklopedisi (V. 12, 2015).