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Raymond Arroyo

Biography

Raymond Arroyo

Raymond Arroyo is an internationally known, award-winning journalist, producer, and New York Times Bestselling author. As news director and lead anchor for EWTN, he is seen in more than 200 million homes on six continents each week and heard on hundreds of AM/FM affiliates and on EWTN’s stand alone SiriusXM satellite channel. Mr. Arroyo created The World Over Live in 1996, which he hosts live each week from Washington DC.

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; President Bush, and the first and only English interview with Pope Benedict XVI shortly before his election.

Before coming to EWTN, Mr. Arroyo worked for the Associated Press, The New York Observer, the political columnist team of Evans and Novak, and was a Capitol Hill correspondent.

Mr. Arroyo 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.

Mr. Arroyo is also producer of the bestselling, all-star, audio bible, “The Word of Promise” (Thomas Nelson) and a Billboard Chart topping PBS Christmas special “The Birth of Christ” (Sony Classics). His five books, including his biography, MOTHER ANGELICA and OF THEE I ZING, AMERICA'S CULTURAL DECLINE FROM MUFFIN TOPS TO BODY SHOTS, were all New York Times Bestsellers.

In addition to his work at EWTN, Mr. Arroyo has appeared on The Today Show, Good Morning America, The O’Reilly Factor, CNN Headline News, Outfront Access Hollywood, Hannity and Colmes, Countdown, and is a contributor to the Laura Ingraham Show. His work has appeared in the Wall Street Journal, Newsweek, The Financial Times, Time Magazine, The New Yorker, National Review, and elsewhere.

He is currently working on a children's book series, a mystery series, and an original musical. Mr. Arroyo resides in Northern Virginia with his wife Rebecca and their three children.

Books by Raymond Arroyo

by Raymond Arroyo - Adventure, Children's 8-12, Fantasy, Fiction, Magic, Religion

Will Wilder yearns to join the Perilous Falls Middle School football team. But he was never big enough or strong enough until he comes in contact with a talisman containing the fabled locks of Samson. But using the Amulet of Power attracts dark forces to Perilous Falls and Will is convinced that a teammate may be a demon himself.  As he tries to identify the demon before it causes untold havoc, Wilder family secrets will be unlocked, the limits of physical strength and the power of friendship are tested --- and Will might even score a touchdown or two.

by Raymond Arroyo - Adventure, Children's 8-12, Fantasy, Fiction, Magic, Mythology
When the storied Staff of Moses --- responsible for summoning the plagues of ancient Egypt --- vanishes from the museum in Perilous Falls, Will Wilder is suspect number one. Desperate to prove his innocence and stop the thief from unleashing terrors upon the town of Perilous Falls, Will must use his supernatural gift to locate the beast --- but it’s nowhere to be found.Will must rely on his supernatural ability, everything he learned from his training, to find the missing staff and unmask the hidden evil before time runs out for all of them. 
by Raymond Arroyo - Children's 8-12, Family Life, Religion, Youth Fiction

Will Wilder is a mischievous, headstrong 12-year-old with an otherworldly gift --- he alone can see the nefarious creatures encroaching on Perilous Falls. For nearly a century, a sacred relic has protected his hometown from the raging waters surrounding it. But when Will “borrows” the relic for his own purposes, he accidentally unleashes an ancient evil. As boats sink and hideous creatures crawl from the rising waters, Will must set things right before it is too late. With the help of his sweet (if lethal) Great Aunt Lucille, the curator of a museum of powerful artifacts, Will proves that the actions of one 12-year-old boy can change the world.