Journalist Judith Valente to Appear on The CatholicTV Network
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
WATERTOWN, MA (March 21, 2014) On Tuesday, March 25, 2014, award-winning print and broadcast journalist, poet and essayist, Judith Valente, will appear on the nationally broadcasted talk show, This is the Day to discuss her new book, Atchison Blue: A Search for Silence, a Spiritual Home and a Living Faith.
Ms. Valente began her work in journalism at the age of 21 as a staff reporter for The Washington Post. She later joined the staff of The Wall Street Journal, reporting from that paper's Chicago and London bureaus. She was twice a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, first in the public service category as part of a team of reporters at The Dallas Times Herald investigating airline safety in the 1980's. In 1993, she was a finalist for the Pulitzer in the feature writing category for her front page article in The Wall Street Journal.
For the past eight years, Ms. Valente has been a regular contributor to the national PBS-TV news program "Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly." She has won eight broadcast awards for her work on the show. Her work has also appeared on PBS-TV's "The News Hour with Jim Lehrer." She is also a commentator for National Public Radio and Chicago Public Radio where she covers religion, interviews poets and authors, and is a guest essayist. Visit Ms. Valente's website at www.judithvalente.com for more information.
Judith Valente's interview with the CatholicTV Network will air on This is the Day on March 25, 2014 at 10:30AM ET on CatholicTV and CatholicTV.com.
About the CatholicTV Network:
Founded in 1955, CatholicTV Network is a national broadcast television network streaming a live feed 24 hours a day at CatholicTV.com. Heeding Pope Benedict XVI's call to greater utilize the power of television and new media, the CatholicTV Network features its cable TV station, Catholic web site, mobile apps and widget. Celebrate Mass online; pray The Rosary; enjoy programs on prayer, the saints, the Scriptures and the Catholic Church on America's Catholic Television Network.
Public Relations Coordinator
The CatholicTV Network
http://www.CatholicTV.com MA, 02471 US
Shannon Muldoon - Public Relations Coordinator,
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