Raymond Arroyo

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Raymond Arroyo
Born (1970-09-25) September 25, 1970 (age 49)
NationalityAmerican
CitizenshipAmerican
Alma materNew York University Tisch School of the Arts
OccupationAuthor, producer, director, presenter
EmployerEWTN
Spouse(s)Rebecca
Children3

Raymond Arroyo (born September 25, 1970) is a New York Times bestselling author,[1] journalist and a producer. He is the news director and lead anchor of EWTN News, the news division of the Eternal Word Television Network. He is creator and host of the news program The World Over Live seen in more than 350 million households around the globe and heard on 500 AM/FM affiliates throughout the US. Arroyo is also author of the best-selling Will Wilder series (Random House/Crown) for young readers.

Early life[edit]

Arroyo was born in New Orleans, Louisiana. He graduated from the Tisch School of the Arts at New York University.[1]

Career[edit]

Arroyo worked at the Associated Press, the New York Observer, and for the political columnist team of Evans and Novak.

Arroyo is best known as host of the EWTN news program The World Over Live, where he routinely interviews leading figures of the day including the first and, to this date, only English language conversation ever recorded with Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger, who would later become Pope Benedict XVI. Other interviews include Mel Gibson, on the set of his film The Passion of the Christ, presidential candidates, Placido Domingo, and Supreme Court justices. He has been featured on The Today Show, Good Morning America, and Access Hollywood, "The O'Reilly Factor", "Erin Burnett Out Front", "CNN Headline News”, and other television shows.

A FOX News contributor, Arroyo is a frequent guest and occasional substitute host of The Laura Ingraham Show on radio and The Ingraham Angle on Fox News.

Writing[edit]

Arroyo's biography of EWTN's founder, Mother Angelica, was a 2007 New York Times bestseller, as were each of Arroyo's following books. He is also the editor of Mother Angelica's Little Book of Life Lessons and Everyday Spirituality (2007 Doubleday), "Mother Angelica's Private and Pithy Lessons from the Scriptures" (2008 Doubleday), "The Prayers and Personal Devotions of Mother Angelica" (2010 Doubleday), co-author of, "Of Thee I Zing: America's Cultural Decline from Muffin Tops to Body Shots" (2011 Threshold Editions) and a series of children's books; "Will Wilder: The Relic of Perilous Falls" (2017), "Will Wilder: The Lost Staff of Wonders" (2018 Random House/Crown) and "Will Wilder: The Amulet of Power" (2019). His writings have been published by Newsweek, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Times, The Financial Times, and National Catholic Register.

Personal life[edit]

Arroyo resides in Northern Virginia with his wife Rebecca and their three children.[1]

Books[edit]

  • Arroyo, Raymond (2005). Mother Angelica: The Remarkable Story of a Nun, Her Nerve, and a Network of Miracles. Doubleday Religious. ISBN 978-0-385-51093-6.
  • Arroyo, Raymond (2007). Mother Angelica: The Remarkable Story of a Nun, Her Nerve, and a Network of Miracles. Image Books. ISBN 978-0-385-51093-6.
  • Arroyo, Raymond (2007). Madre Angelica: La historia notable de una monja, de su nervio, y de una red de milagros. Image Books. ISBN 978-0-385-52116-1.
  • Mother Angelica (2007). Raymond Arroyo (ed.). Mother Angelica's Little Book of Life Lessons and Everyday Spirituality. Doubleday Religious. ISBN 978-0-385-51985-4.
  • Mother Angelica (2008). Raymond Arroyo (ed.). Mother Angelica's Private and Pithy Lessons From the Scriptures. Doubleday Religious. ISBN 978-0-385-51986-1.
  • Mother Angelica (2010). Raymond Arroyo (ed.). The Prayers and Personal Devotions of Mother Angelica. Doubleday Religious. ISBN 978-0-307-58825-8.
  • Ingraham, Laura (2011). Of Thee I Zing: America's Cultural Decline from Muffin Tops to Body Shots. Contr. Raymond Arroyo. Threshold. ISBN 978-1-4516-4204-9.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Salai, Sean (March 16, 2016). "'Will Wilder and the Relic of Perilous Falls': Author Q&A with Raymond Arroyo". America. Retrieved October 29, 2016.

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