Teresa Tomeo is an author, syndicated Catholic talk show host, and motivational speaker with more than 30 years of experience in TV, radio and newspaper and spent 19 of those years working in front of a camera as a reporter/anchor in the Detroit market. In the year 2000, Teresa left the secular media to start her own speaking and communications company, Teresa Tomeo Communications, LLC.
Her daily morning radio program, Catholic Connection, is produced by Ave Maria Radio in Ann Arbor, Michigan and now heard on over 200 Catholic stations nationwide through the EWTN Global Catholic Radio Network and is also carried on Sirius/XM Satellite Radio. Teresa is a columnist and special correspondent for the national Catholic newspaper, Our Sunday Visitor and appears frequently on the EWTN Global Catholic Television Network. Teresa and co-hosts the popular EWTN television series, The Catholic View for Women, and is the field reporter for their annual March for Life coverage in D.C. Teresa has also been featured on The O’Reilly Factor, Fox News, Fox & Friends, MSNBC, and the Dr. Laura Show, discussing issues of faith, media awareness, and Catholic Church teaching, especially as it relates to the culture.
As a speaker, Teresa travels around the country addressing media awareness and activism, as well as sharing her reversion to the Catholic Church. She also leads several pilgrimages and retreats each year to various holy places around the world. In 2008, she was chosen as only one of 270 delegates from around the world to attend the Vatican Women’s Congress held in Rome marking the 20th Anniversary of John Paul the Second’s Letter entitled On the Dignity and Vocation of Women.
Teresa has authored six books and her latest best-seller, Extreme Makeover: Women Transformed by Christ, Not Conformed to the Culture was released in October of 2011 from Ignatius Press and has been named “required reading” by Dr. Laura Schlessinger. Her first book, Noise: How Our Media Saturated Culture Dominates Lives and Dismantles Families, published by Ascension Press, is in its second print. Teresa’s autobiography, Newsflash! My Surprising Journey from Secular Anchor to Media Evangelist was published in September of 2008 and also co-authored a series of best-selling Catholic books for tween girls focusing on modesty and chastity that was also made into a Television Series on EWTN called All Things Girl.
Passionate about sharing her faith and educating others on the truth, Teresa has been named a Professor for St. Benedict Press’ Catholic Courses, teaching on subjects such as Manage Media Wisely and Women in the Church. Teresa’s most recent book for women, Wrapped Up: God’s Ten Gifts for Women was released in August 2012 with Servant Books and is now working on a new book, God’s Bucket List for You, which is expected to be released by Random House/Image Books in Fall 2013.