New York Times Bestselling Author, Fox News Contributor and Co-Host, Journalist
Raymond Arroyo Bio
Raymond Arroyo is an internationally known, award-winning journalist, producer, and New York Times Bestselling author. He is a Fox News Contributor, co-host of Fox Nation's Laura & Raymond, and Editorial Advisor for Fox's top-rated, The Ingraham Angle.
As founding News Director, Managing Editor and Lead Anchor for EWTN News, he is seen in more than 350 million homes on six continents each week and heard on more than 500 AM/FM affiliates and a stand-alone Sirius channel throughout the US. Mr. Arroyo established EWTN News and The World Over Live in 1996, which he hosts from Washington DC each week.
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 about his film, "The Passion of the Christ"; Mother Teresa of Calcutta; Placido Domingo; Presidents George W. Bush, Donald Trump, a groundbreaking interview with comic legend, Jerry Lewis, and the first and only English interview with Pope Benedict XVI.
Mr. Arroyo has anchored coverage of more live papal events than anyone in the industry-- including the passing of Pope John Paul the Second, as well as the election and major international travels of Pope Benedict. Arroyo served as a CNN Contributor and was part of the team that covered the election of Pope Francis, live--dominating the ratings.
Mr. Arroyo has worked for the Associated Press, The New York Observer and the political columnist team of Evans and Novak.
He is a graduate of New York University's Tisch School of the Arts where he studied with some of the finest acting instructors in the world, among them: Stella Adler, Bobby Lewis, Uta Hagen, and Beatrice Straight. He has acted and directed in New York and London.
In addition to his work at EWTN, Mr. Arroyo has appeared on The Today Show, Good Morning America, CNN Headline News, Access Hollywood, The O'Reilly Factor, Erin Burnett Outfront, and the Laura Ingraham Show. His work has appeared in the Wall Street Journal, The Financial Times, Newsweek, Time Magazine, The New Yorker, and elsewhere.
Mr. Arroyo is also producer and host of the award-winning PBS musical special, "Christmastime in New Orleans" featuring Wendell Pierce, Jim Caviezel and the city's great chefs. He is also producer of the bestselling, all-star, audio bibles, "The Word of Promise" (Thomas Nelson) and "The Truth and Life Audio Bible" (Zondervan) as well as a Billboard Chart topping CD and PBS special "The Birth of Christ" hosted by Liam Neeson (Sony Classics). Five of his adult books, including his biography of Mother Angelica, were all New York Times Bestsellers. He is also the creator of the Will Wilder series for young readers. "Will Wilder 3: The Amulet of Power" (Random House) is the latest book in the series. In 2015, Mr. Arroyo founded Storyented.com, a literacy initiative to inspire reading by connecting the world's great authors and their readers. Arroyo resides in New Orleans and Washington DC with his wife Rebecca and their three children.