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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.

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's 2019 Family Celebration in Denver To Include a Spanish Track

Tuesday, August 6, 2019 - 12:13pm

IRONDALE, Ala., Aug. 6, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- (EWTN)--For the second year in a row, EWTN will feature a Spanish track at the Network's annual Family Celebration.

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  • IRONDALE, Ala., Aug. 6, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- (EWTN)--For the second year in a row, EWTN will feature a Spanish track at the Network's annual Family Celebration.
  • Head to the Magness Arena in Denver, Colo. Sept. 21 for a celebration that could only be produced by your EWTN family.
  • Alejandro Bermdez, host of "Cara A Cara," is director of Catholic News Agency (English) and ACI Prensa (Spanish).
  • Enrique Duprat, Vice President of Spanish Programming and Production, calls this group "the world heavyweights of Spanish Catholic television."

EWTN News Wins 26 Catholic Press Association Awards

Monday, July 1, 2019 - 5:34pm

IRONDALE, Ala., July 1, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --(EWTN) The National Catholic Register and Catholic News Agency, which are part of EWTN's expansive news operations, won a total of 26 Catholic Press Association awards Friday, June 21 during the final night of the Catholic Media Conference at the Hilton St. Petersburg Bayside in St. Petersburg, Fla. (To view all the awards as well as links to the EWTN News' winning articles, please go to http://bit.ly/2019CPAGabrielAwards .)

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  • IRONDALE, Ala., July 1, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --(EWTN) The National Catholic Register and Catholic News Agency, which are part of EWTN's expansive news operations, won a total of 26 Catholic Press Association awards Friday, June 21 during the final night of the Catholic Media Conference at the Hilton St. Petersburg Bayside in St. Petersburg, Fla. (To view all the awards as well as links to the EWTN News' winning articles, please go to http://bit.ly/2019CPAGabrielAwards .)
  • Similarly, Catholic News Agency's nine awards include the two first place "Best Coverage" awards mentioned above as well as a third place win for "Best Coverage of Immigration Issues."
  • Jeanette DeMelo, the Register's Editor-in-Chief, said: "For me, a further reward was sharing the accolades with our partners at EWTN News, especially Catholic News Agency.
  • EWTN Global Catholic Network, in its 38th year, is the largest religious media network in the world.

EWTN To Launch African News Agency

Friday, May 10, 2019 - 2:00pm

ROME, May 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --(EWTN) EWTN Global Catholic Network announced May 10 that it will launch a news service for the African continent.ACI-Africa will be a Nairobi, Kenya-based Catholic news agency, which will publish content in English, French and Portuguese.

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  • ROME, May 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --(EWTN) EWTN Global Catholic Network announced May 10 that it will launch a news service for the African continent.ACI-Africa will be a Nairobi, Kenya-based Catholic news agency, which will publish content in English, French and Portuguese.
  • The news agency will officially begin operations on August 15, the Solemnity of the Assumption, the same date on which EWTN Founder Mother Angelica launched EWTN in 1981.
  • "I am pleased to announce that EWTN will soon be launching a news agency which will cover the Church across the continent of Africa," Warsaw said.
  • He is a journalist who established and previously oversaw the Catholic News Agency For Africa (CANAA), a project of the African bishops conference since May 2013.