EWTN - Full-time, onsite in Washington, D.C. Not remote-eligible.


Full-time, onsite in Washington, D.C. Not remote-eligible.


As the Political Correspondent, you will be responsible for producing news articles and other reporting as assigned by editors, and for representing Catholic News Agency at various functions and events. You will collaborate with and support other EWTN apostolates through television and radio appearances, as necessary.


• Produce two news articles per day on current events of national interest or local relevancy, on subjects assigned or approved by editors (i.e., USCCB, Catholic Charities, pro-life, religious freedom, immigration and poverty legislation, HHS mandate, foreign policy, bioethics, etc.).

• Cover press briefings, legislative hearings, civic and community functions, and Catholic liturgical or cultural events. Take photographs and organize images for export as needed.

• Conduct research, consult experts for background, develop a network of sources and contacts, and conduct interviews as appropriate.

• Support and engage in CNA social media presence by coordinating with the EWTN Digital team.

• Support other EWTN News platforms, through collaborative reporting, including occasional television and radio appearances.


● You hold a minimum of 3-5 years’ experience working in a journalism or communications with an emphasis on newswriting; prior Newsroom experience preferred.

● You are a practicing Catholic in good standing, possessing demonstrated knowledge of the faith and EWTN’s mission.

● You are familiar with contemporary social, political, and religious issues, and basic liberal arts formation in theology, philosophy, and history.

● You have the capacity for basic analysis of events in relationship to the teachings of the Catholic Church.

● You possess strong writing skills and journalistic knowledge with ability to write cogently, correctly, and quickly, according to the ethical and professional standards of Catholic News Agency.

● You are able to represent Catholic News Agency professionally, with sources, and in television, radio, and online media.

● You have the collaborative nature to work successfully in a team environment and independently.

● You are very proficient in Microsoft Office, web-based applications, and have experience using a web content management system.

● You are able to work a flexible schedule including some nights & weekends as necessary; able to travel domestically periodically in consideration of breaking news.

● You hold a bachelor’s Degree in English, Journalism, Communications, or other relevant field is required.


• We offer a career with purpose! Apply your God-given talents, knowing your contributions help advance EWTN’s mission of sharing the Gospel with the world.

• Family-oriented working environment. We value the importance of work/life balance, and welcome you as an EWTN family member, not just an employee.

• Worship at work! Freedom to participate in daily Mass, Adoration, and prayer throughout your workday.

• Competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package including Health, Dental, Vision, Life/Disability insurance and Retirement Savings Plan.

• 11 Paid Holidays and generous Paid Time Off program.

• Tuition reimbursement for online continuing education and degree programs through our partnership with Catholic Distance University.

• Ability to learn alongside legacy employees while bringing new ideas to the growing team!


If you’re ready to get started on EWTN’s mission to bring the Gospel to the world, please email a cover letter, resume and your salary expectations to [email protected]. Thank you for considering EWTN and we look forward to hearing from you!