Religious broadcasting

EWTN's Catholic News Agency Names Shannon Mullen As Editor-in-Chief

Thursday, July 22, 2021 - 6:46pm

IRONDALE, Ala., July 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Michael P. Warsaw, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of EWTN, has announced the appointment of Shannon Mullen as Editor-in-Chief of Catholic News Agency.

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  • IRONDALE, Ala., July 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Michael P. Warsaw, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of EWTN, has announced the appointment of Shannon Mullen as Editor-in-Chief of Catholic News Agency.
  • EWTN Chairman & CEO Michael P. Warsaw appoints Shannon Mullen as Editor-in-Chief of Catholic News Agency.
  • "We are very pleased to welcome Shannon to the EWTN News family," said EWTN Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Michael P. Warsaw.
  • Alejandro Bermdez, Executive Director of CNA and ACI Prensa, said: "Shannon is a well formed devout Catholic, father of four children and interested in several Church apostolates.

EWTN Big Winner Of 2021 Gabriel Awards, Including Television Station of the Year

Tuesday, June 1, 2021 - 1:13pm

IRONDALE, Ala., June 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --EWTN Global Catholic Network was the big winner of this year's Gabriel Awards, scoring seven awards, including Television Station of the Year.

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  • IRONDALE, Ala., June 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --EWTN Global Catholic Network was the big winner of this year's Gabriel Awards, scoring seven awards, including Television Station of the Year.
  • EWTN was the big winner of this year's Gabriel Awards.
  • Due to the pandemic, this year's awards will be presented this summer during a Virtual Catholic Media Conference.
  • EWTN Global Catholic Network, in its 40th year, is the largest religious media network in the world.

EWTN News Launches New TV Program

Friday, March 5, 2021 - 4:04pm

WASHINGTON, March 5, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --"EWTN News In Depth," a new venture for EWTN News, is launching Friday, March 5th.

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  • WASHINGTON, March 5, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --"EWTN News In Depth," a new venture for EWTN News, is launching Friday, March 5th.
  • Unlike anything else on TV or online, EWTN News In Depth will be an exciting opportunity to provide a deeper analysis of the Catholic faith, the news, and where those two things intersect.
  • Although not an attorney, she "plays one on TV" advocating for Becket clients on major television and radio networks including Univision, CNN en Espaol, Telemundo, Fox Business, and EWTN.
  • EWTN News is a service of EWTN Global Catholic Network.

'Miracle Hunter' Michael O'Neill Joins EWTN

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 3:29pm

IRONDALE, Ala., Sept. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --(EWTN) Television producer, filmmaker, radio show host and author, Michael O'Neill, better known as "The Miracle Hunter," is bringing his diverse talents exclusively to the EWTN Global Catholic Network.

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  • IRONDALE, Ala., Sept. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --(EWTN) Television producer, filmmaker, radio show host and author, Michael O'Neill, better known as "The Miracle Hunter," is bringing his diverse talents exclusively to the EWTN Global Catholic Network.
  • "EWTN viewers are familiar with Michael O'Neill's work through his popular series, "They Might Be Saints," which chronicles the extraordinary lives of Americans whose cause for canonization is underway," said EWTN Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Michael P. Warsaw.
  • "Under the EWTN umbrella, Michael will now be able to use all of his skills as a filmmaker, producer, radio host, and author.
  • "The big news is that, as of October 3, I will be starting my first show on EWTN radio.

Andrew Walther Named as President of EWTN News

Friday, May 8, 2020 - 1:13pm

WASHINGTON, May 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --EWTN Global Catholic Network, the world's largest Catholic media organization, today announced that Andrew Walther an experienced Catholic journalist, media executive, and advocate for persecuted Christians has been named president and chief operating officer of EWTN News, Inc.

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  • WASHINGTON, May 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --EWTN Global Catholic Network, the world's largest Catholic media organization, today announced that Andrew Walther an experienced Catholic journalist, media executive, and advocate for persecuted Christians has been named president and chief operating officer of EWTN News, Inc.
  • Most recently he has served as vice president for communications and strategic planning at the Knights of Columbus.
  • In his role as president of the news division, Walther will oversee EWTN's vast news media platforms, which create content in English, Spanish, German, French, Portuguese and Italian.
  • "As well as being an accomplished Catholic journalist and media executive, Andrew Walther brings to this role unique expertise in the global Church," said EWTN Chairman and CEO Michael P. Warsaw.

EWTN's Spiritual Resources Site Offers Comfort and Hope in Troubled Times

Wednesday, April 8, 2020 - 6:36pm

IRONDALE, Ala., April 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --(EWTN) To meet the spiritual needs of people during these troubled times and in the future, EWTN Global Catholic Network has launched a new Spiritual Resources site, www.ewtn.com/resources .

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  • IRONDALE, Ala., April 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --(EWTN) To meet the spiritual needs of people during these troubled times and in the future, EWTN Global Catholic Network has launched a new Spiritual Resources site, www.ewtn.com/resources .
  • "Our newly created Spiritual Resources site provides people with a vast array of tools for coping with the coronavirus pandemic," said EWTN Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Michael P. Warsaw.
  • All of us face troubled times at points in our lives and, when we do, we search for answers.
  • In those times, EWTN is always there proclaiming the Word of God, which alone can provide the comfort and hope people are seeking."

EWTN's Holy Week Schedule

Friday, March 27, 2020 - 3:19pm

IRONDALE, Ala., March 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --(EWTN) EWTN Global Catholic Network is here for you during and after the coronavirus pandemic with Masses and other devotions especially as we prepare to enter the most important week of the year: Holy Week and Easter.

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  • IRONDALE, Ala., March 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --(EWTN) EWTN Global Catholic Network is here for you during and after the coronavirus pandemic with Masses and other devotions especially as we prepare to enter the most important week of the year: Holy Week and Easter.
  • The following is the schedule of Masses and a few important devotions.
  • Please click here https://www.ewtn.com/tv/schedule/united-states/2020-04-09 for the complete schedule of the Holy Week events.
  • Please check our schedule at the link above for updates.)

Introducing EWTN Radio Essentials

Wednesday, March 25, 2020 - 8:10pm

IRONDALE, Ala., March 25, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --EWTN Global Catholic Radio Network announces the launch of EWTN Radio Essentials.

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  • IRONDALE, Ala., March 25, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --EWTN Global Catholic Radio Network announces the launch of EWTN Radio Essentials.
  • "To assist listeners struggling to cope with the closing of so many churches due to the coronavirus pandemic, EWTN has temporarily transformed EWTN Radio Classics into EWTN Radio Essentials, a one-stop source for Mass and devotions," said EWTN Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Michael P. Warsaw.
  • You can find both EWTN Global Catholic Radio and EWTN Radio Essentials by downloading the EWTN app and clicking on "Live Streams" and then scrolling down to either "Listen Live EWTN Radio" or "Listen Live Radio Essentials."
  • EWTN platforms also include radio services transmitted through SIRIUS/XM, iHeart Radio, and over 500 domestic and international AM & FM radio affiliates; a worldwide shortwave radio service; one of the largest Catholic websites in the U.S.; electronic and print news services, including Catholic News Agency, "The National Catholic Register" newspaper, and several global news wire services; as well as EWTN Publishing, its book publishing division.

EWTN Radio Launches 'Conversations with Consequences' A Weekly Radio Show From the Network's D.C. Studios

Friday, January 31, 2020 - 11:00am

IRONDALE, Ala., Jan. 31, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --The EWTN Global Catholic Radio Network will launch a weekly radio show Feb. 1 from the Network's Washington, D.C. studios.

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  • IRONDALE, Ala., Jan. 31, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --The EWTN Global Catholic Radio Network will launch a weekly radio show Feb. 1 from the Network's Washington, D.C. studios.
  • "Conversations with Consequences," a co-production of EWTN and Guadalupe Radio Network, features the powerhouse staff of The Catholic Association.
  • ET, Saturdays, beginning Feb. 1 on EWTN Radio.
  • EWTN is proud to bring this new program to our audience," said EWTN Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Michael P. Warsaw.

Where Do Catholics Stand Ahead of 2020 Election?

Monday, December 9, 2019 - 11:00pm

WASHINGTON, Dec. 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --EWTN News and RealClear Opinion Research have partnered to conduct a deep-dive poll on Catholic voters' attitudes and trends ahead of the 2020 election.

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  • WASHINGTON, Dec. 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --EWTN News and RealClear Opinion Research have partnered to conduct a deep-dive poll on Catholic voters' attitudes and trends ahead of the 2020 election.
  • "The mission of EWTN News is to inform Catholics globally about the events in the world and where we stand as a Church in the United States.
  • He is lifted by the 64% of active Catholics who are open to voting for him.
  • In most presidential elections dating back to the 1950s, the one group that is often most predictive of the popular vote winner is Catholics."