Author Colleen Carroll Campbell


Print journalism

Since her start as a news reporter for the Memphis Commercial Appeal and, later, a news and editorial writer for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Colleen has written hundreds of articles, op-eds and essays for dozens of national print and online media outlets, including The New York Times, Washington Post, National Review, Christianity Today, America, First Things, Weekly Standard and Religion News Service, among many others. In addition to her long-running op-ed column in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, she has served as a columnist for America, Our Sunday Visitor and Lay Witness, winning a Catholic Press Association award for her work in the latter. Colleen has contributed to several anthologies and books in addition to her own and has been profiled or quoted as an expert by dozens of American and international publications and news agencies, including the Associated Press, U.S. News & World Report, The Washington Post, Chicago Tribune and The Christian Science Monitor.

Broadcast journalism

Colleen has made more than 350 appearances on such national television and radio networks as CNN, FOX News, MSNBC, ABC News, PBS, NPR and the CBC, commenting on a wide variety of topics related to religion, culture and politics. She has also produced and hosted her own television shows. Her popular “Faith & Culture” television and radio interview show aired across America and internationally for seven years on EWTN, the world’s largest religious media network, and on Sirius XM and Relevant Radio. Colleen also served as executive producer and anchor of “EWTN News Nightly with Colleen Carroll Campbell,” launching the network’s first-ever television newscast from the show’s studios near Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. In 2013, she anchored EWTN’s live television coverage of the historic election and installation of Pope Francis from St. Peter’s Square in Rome. In the course of her television career, Colleen has interviewed dozens of political, cultural and religious leaders, including senators, congressmen, cardinals, archbishops, Vatican officials, bestselling authors, filmmakers, songwriters, artists, activists and academics.

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