Billy Hallowell is a journalist, commentator, and digital TV host who has covered thousands of the biggest faith and culture stories. He's written more than 14,000 stories on faith, culture, and politics, has interviewed hundreds of celebrities, authors, and influencers, and is the author of four books: “Playing with Fire: A Modern Investigation into Demons, Exorcism, and Ghosts,” “The Armageddon Code: One Journalist's Quest for End-Times Answers,” “Fault Line: How a Seismic Shift in Culture Is Threatening Free Speech and Shaping the Next Generation” and “Left Standing: The Miraculous Story of How Mason Wells's Faith Survived the Boston, Paris, and Brussels Terror Attacks.”Hallowell has worked in the media for more than two decades. He is currently a journalist and host with CBN News and Faithwire and was formerly the director of content and communications at Pure Flix and the former faith and culture editor at TheBlaze. From 2008 until 2009, Hallowell served as the director of content and Chief Executive Officer of VoterWatch, a non-partisan non-profit that focused on issues pertaining to U.S. government transparency. He has contributed to FoxNews.com, The Washington Post, The New York Post, The Christian Post, Human Events, The Daily Caller, Mediaite, and The Huffington Post, among other news sites. Hallowell has appeared over the years on Fox News among other national news outlets, discussing and breaking down stories on faith, culture, politics, and other related subject matter. In addition to regular media appearances, Hallowell has also produced and co-hosted shows like “Restored With Missy Robertson” and “Beautiful Lives,” and was the co-creator and host of Pure Flix’s “Pure Talk” and “Pure Flix Insider” digital TV series. Additionally, he is the host and co-host of numerous podcasts, including: The Pure Flix Podcast, The Church Boys, Edifi With Billy Hallowell, The Crazy Happy Podcast, and The Christian Post Podcast. Hallowell’s career in journalism and commentary began at an early age. Following the Columbine shooting in 1999, the then 15-year-old launched Teen Web Online, a website intended to address violence, discrimination, and other social issues facing America’s young generation. In 2002, Hallowell founded the Columbine Survivor Project and Peace Project. The latter became an annual event at The College of Mount Saint Vincent in Riverdale, NYC, where Hallowell joined co-hosts Miss USA, Miss Teen USA, and Lori Beth Denberg, among others, to present a day-long inspirational event to high school and college students in the New York City area. During the same year, he founded Pathufind Media, an ongoing project that subcontracts affordable speakers to colleges and community groups. As a teen, Hallowell was offered a bi-weekly column on SHiNE.com, a non-profit and media outlet for American youths. This then led to a print and online column with Positive Teens Magazine in 2003. Also in 2003, Hallowell was selected to represent the United States at the World Bank’s conference on youth development in Paris, France. Following this experience, he was honored by the International Youth Foundation with the YouthAction Net Fellowship. On the educational front, he was a Rhodes Scholar nominee in 2006 and the recipient of the prestigious Clark Fellowship during the same year. In addition to these honors, Hallowell has received a number of journalism and community awards for his work. Billy Hallowell was educated at the College of Mount Saint Vincent in Riverdale, New York, and graduated with a B.A. in communications, with concentrations in broadcasting, corporate, and journalism, and a minor in writing. In June 2008, Billy completed his M.S. in social research from Hunter College in Manhattan, New York. You can follow Billy on Twitter (@BillyHallowell).