Raymond Arroyo is an internationally known, award-winning journalist, producer, and New York Times Bestselling author. 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 and author of the Will Wilder series for young readers. He also is a Fox News Contributor, co-host of Fox Nation's Laura & Raymond, and Editorial Advisor for Fox's top-rated, The Ingraham Angle.
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.
Raymond has been featured on such television shows as The Today Show, Good Morning America, and Access Hollywood, The O'Reilly Factor, Erin Burnett Out Front, and CNN Headline News.
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.
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 , Mother Angelica's Private and Pithy Lessons from the Scriptures, The Prayers and Personal Devotions of Mother Angelica, co-author of, Of Thee I Zing: America's Cultural Decline from Muffin Tops to Body Shots and a series of children's books; Will Wilder: The Relic of Perilous Falls (2017), Will Wilder: The Lost Staff of Wonders (2018) and Will Wilder: The Amulet of Power (2019). The Spider Who Saved Christmas was published in 2020 by Sophia Institute Press.
His writings have been published by Newsweek, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Times, The Financial Times, and National Catholic Register. Arroyo resides in New Orleans, Louisiana, with his wife Rebecca and their three children.
-Habits of a Cloistered CEO: The Business Wisdom of Mother Angelica - In this hilarious and inspiring talk, Raymond Arroyo, author of the New York Times Bestseller, "Mother Angelica: The Remarkable Story of A Nun, Her Nerve, and A Network of Miracles" describes how Rita Rizzo, a handicapped, impoverished, child of divorce became Mother Angelica: founder and CEO of the world's largest religious media empire. This dramatic talk takes listeners on a journey into the life of one of America's most fascinating and unpredictable CEOs; a woman who transformed a makeshift studio in the backyard of her Birmingham monastery into a global cable network reaching over 100 million households on 6 continents.