Lauren Ashburn is Managing Editor and Anchor for EWTN News Nightly with Lauren Ashburn. She was previously the White House Correspondent and Political Director for EWTN News Nightly.Ashburn is an award-winning reporter who travelled to Iraq in 2017 to cover the plight of Christians. She also testified before the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on aid to Christian survivors of the ISIS genocide.
Ashburn has covered 9/11, five presidential elections and interviewed presidents, congressmen, ambassadors and Vatican officials. Her speeches and columns focus on the intersection of faith and politics, her views as a pro-life Catholic, and issues facing women.
Prior to joining EWTN, Ashburn served as a contributor at Fox News Channel. She developed and appeared in regular segments for PBS News Hour, CBS This Morning, CNN, NBC News, Fox NewsChannel, MSNBC and others as a political and media analyst.
She has been a contributor at The Daily Beast and The Hill and has been published in The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Washington Post and the Huffington Post.
Previously, Ashburn was Managing Editor of Gannett Broadcasting and USA Today Live directing its television bureau. She lives in Washington, D.C.
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