Raymond Arroyo is an internationally known, award-winning journalist, producer, and New York Times Bestselling author. As founding News Director, Lead Anchor and Managing Editor for EWTN News, he is seen in nearly 300 million homes on six continents each week, heard on Sirius Radio and on 300 AM/FM affiliates. Mr. Arroyo established EWTN News in 1996, creating several programs including "The World Over Live" which he hosts from Washington DC. The program was recognized as best "Show or Series in Cable Television for 2009" by CableFAX Magazine.
Known for his penetrating interviews, Mr. Arroyo has interrogated the leading figures of the day. Highlights include: The first exclusive, sit down interview with Mel Gibson on the set of his "The Passion of the Christ"; a groundbreaking interview with comic legend, Jerry Lewis; Carroll O'Connor's final broadcast interview; Mother Teresa of Calcutta; Placido Domingo; President George W. Bush, several heads of state, and the first and only English interview with Pope Benedict XVI.
Mr. Arroyo has served as a Capitol Hill Correspondent, a reporter for the political columnist team of Evans and Novak, and worked for the Associated Press and The New York Observer.
A graduate of New York University's Tisch School of the Arts, Arroyo was mentored by some of the finest acting instructors in the world, among them: Stella Adler, Bobby Lewis, Uta Hagen, and Beatrice Straight.
In addition to his work at EWTN, Mr. Arroyo regularly comments on pop culture and religious topics on all the major networks. He has been a CNN contributor and has appeared on The Today Show, Good Morning America, CNN Headline News, Access Hollywood, The O'Reilly Factor, Fox and Friends, Countdown, and is a regular contributor to The Laura Ingraham Show. His work has appeared in the Wall Street Journal, The Washington Times, The Financial Times, Newsweek, Time Magazine, The New Yorker, National Review, and elsewhere.