Today May 8,2020 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. The appointment is effective June 1.
He started his Catholic media career as a journalist writing for the National Catholic Register two decades ago. In his new role as president of the news division, he will oversee EWTN’s vast news media platforms, which create content in English, Spanish, German, French, Portuguese and Italian.
Despite his enormous responsibilities, he’s unique expertise is second to none in the universal church. He has worked in many media houses which has given him an added advantage in his new role.
We look forward to having him lead and strengthen our news division,” Warsaw said.
“Andrew is one of the Church’s finest strategic thinkers and a highly respected advocate for international religious liberty. All of this will serve him well as head of the world’s largest Catholic news organization. I wish him great success.” said Archbishop Jose Gomez.
In his response, Walther said on Friday that: “Mother Angelica created a network dedicated to ‘the advancement of truth’ and Catholic news is a vital part of this mission.”
Hence, he added: “I look forward to working with the talented and dedicated team of journalists at EWTN News to provide news from a Catholic perspective and to highlight important stories that might otherwise be overlooked.”