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Michael P. Warsaw

Michael P. Warsaw is the Chairman of the Board & Chief Executive Officer of Eternal Word Television Network, Inc. (EWTN), the world's largest religious media network based in Irondale, Alabama, USA. Using all facets of technology, EWTN's global reach includes eleven television networks, shortwave, satellite and AM/FM radio services, online and digital media services, news and publishing.

Mr. Warsaw joined EWTN in 1991 and has held senior management positions in the areas of television production, satellite operations and technical services. He was named President of EWTN in 2000 and assumed the post of chief executive officer in 2009. In that capacity he oversees the Network's strategic direction and mission around the world.

Mr. Warsaw is a member of the board of EWTN and serves as chief executive or managing director of EWTN's affiliate organizations both domestically and internationally. With the Network's 2011 acquisition of the National Catholic Register, Mr. Warsaw assumed the role of publisher of that newspaper.

Prior to joining EWTN, Mr. Warsaw was employed by the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C. While there he first held the post of Assistant Director of Liturgy and later established the Basilica's Department of Communications, serving as its first Director.

He currently serves as a member of the Board of Trustees of the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, the Board of Trustees of the Catholic Distance University and the Board of Directors of the Catholic Leadership Conference. He is also a member of Legatus.

Born in Springfield, Massachusetts, Warsaw completed undergraduate studies in religion and religious education at The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C., where he also did graduate work in the field of Liturgical Studies.

Mr. Warsaw resides in Birmingham, Alabama with his wife, Dr. Jacqueline Leary-Warsaw, son, Michael Warsaw, Jr. and daughter Angelica Elizabeth Warsaw.

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Doug Keck

Doug Keck, President & Chief Operating Officer, and host of "EWTN Bookmark," is responsible for all TV, Radio and Internet Programming and Production at the EWTN Global Catholic Network, the largest Catholic media network in the world. He previously served in senior level positions with Rainbow Programming, Cablevision, and regional sports networks, and also worked in New York-area radio. During his over 30 years in media, he has been involved in the development and launch of more than 25 international, national and regional television networks, the likes of AMC, Bravo and CNBC.

         
Joan Lewis
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Colin Donovan

Colin Donovan, Vice President of Theology, is one of the hosts of the EWTN’s daily radio show, “Open Line,” an on-air question and answer forum. He has a Licentiate in Sacred Theology, with a specialization in moral theology, from the Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas in Rome. Prior to coming to EWTN in 1995, he taught Theology at Aquinas College in Nashville. He also holds a BTh from the Seminary of Christ the King in Mission, BC, Canada and a BA in Biological Science from Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill.

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Chris Wegemer

Chris Wegemer, Vice President of Marketing, joined EWTN in 1990, after nearly a decade of executive experience managing cable television companies now owned by industry leaders Time Warner and Comcast. He supervises the multinational team of EWTN representatives responsible for expanding EWTN’s television and radio distribution worldwide, coordinating the volunteer activities of EWTN Media Missionaries and managing relationships with dioceses, lay organizations, industry leaders and over 5,000 affiliated TV and radio stations carrying EWTN in 144 countries and territories. He graduated from Borromeo College Seminary in Ohio with a B. A. in Philosophy and completed his Master’s Degree in Media Administration at Syracuse University’s S. I. Newhouse School of Public Communications.

         
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Joe O'Farrell

Joe O'Farrell, Vice President for Mission Advancement joined EWTN in 2013. As the chief development officer for EWTN Joe is responsible for all planning, coordination, and implementation of fundraising activities for the Network. Most recently he served as Director of Programs and Development for the Cox Family Enterprise Center at the Coles College of Business at Kennesaw State University. With nearly 20 years of experience in nonprofit leadership Joe has led multi-million dollar development efforts with several large Catholic organizations. Additionally Joe has held staff and leadership roles in four presidential campaigns, advised several candidates on Catholic strategy and served a deputy press secretary to the former Governor of Georgia. A graduate of Bradford College in Haverhill, Massachusetts Joe earned a B.A. in American Literature and American History in 1992.

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Lisa Gould

Lisa Gould, Vice President of Viewer Services, has been a member of the EWTN Family for 14 years – even using her beautiful singing voice as a guest vocalist on EWTN’s “Backstage” musical program. A graduate of Walsh University in North Canton, Ohio, she formerly taught Theology at Holy Name High School in Cleveland, Ohio. She is also the recipient of an Eagle of the Cross award from the National Federation of Catholic Youth Ministry for witnessing her faith by exhibiting Catholic morals and integrity within her parish, school, and community.