Bobby Ross Jr. hates flying but loves on-the-ground reporting, so he spends plenty of time in the air.
Since joining The Christian Chronicle in 2005, Ross has reported from all 50 states and 14 countries. As editor-in-chief, he oversees all news and editorial functions while serving as the Chronicle’s lead national writer.
Ross on a 2018 reporting trip to Haiti.
A former religion editor for The Oklahoman and religion writer for The Associated Press, he blogs about the intersection of faith and the media for GetReligion.
The 1990 Oklahoma Christian University journalism graduate’s stories have earned numerous awards from secular and religious press associations.
Ross and his wife, Tamie, are longtime members of the Edmond Church of Christ in Oklahoma, where Bobby is a deacon for communications and helps teach the kindergarten Sunday school class. Their family includes two sons, a daughter, a daughter-in-law and an absolutely perfect grandson.