September 25, 1970 |
New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
|Alma mater||New York University Tisch School of the Arts|
|Occupation||Author, producer, director, presenter|
Raymond Arroyo (born September 25, 1970) is a New York Times bestselling author, 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 magazine 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.
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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, who was interviewed on the set of his film The Passion of the Christ, Presidential Candidates, Placido Domingo, Supreme Court Justices and a landmark interview with cinematic legend Jerry Lewis.
Arroyo's biography of EWTN's founder, Mother Angelica, was a New York Times bestseller, as were each of his following books. He is also the editor of Mother Angelica's Little Book of Life Lessons and Everyday Spirituality (Doubleday), "Mother Angelica's Private and Pithy Lessons from the Scriptures" (Doubleday), "The Prayers and Personal Devotions of Mother Angelica" (Doubleday), co-author of, "Of Thee I Zing: America's Cultural Decline from Muffin Tops to Body Shots" (Threshold Editions) and a series of children's books; "Will Wilder: The Relic of Perilous Falls" and "Will Wilder: The Lost Staff of Wonders" (Random House/ Crown) . 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. He is a frequent guest, and occasional substitute host, of "The Laura Ingraham Show" on radio. His writings have been published by Newsweek, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Times, The Financial Times, and The National Catholic Register.
Arroyo resides in Northern Virginia with his wife Rebecca and their three children.
- Arroyo, Raymond (2005). Mother Angelica: The Remarkable Story of a Nun, Her Nerve, and a Network of Miracles. Doubleday Religious. ISBN 978-0-385-51092-9.
- 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.
- Salai, Sean (March 16, 2016). "‘Will Wilder and the Relic of Perilous Falls’: Author Q&A with Raymond Arroyo". America. Retrieved October 29, 2016.