About VOM: Todd Nettleton

Director of Media and Public Relations

Todd Nettleton

Todd Nettleton is the Director of Media and Public Relations for The Voice of the Martyrs, working with the media to tell the stories of persecuted Christians to people in the United States. During 16 years of service at VOM, he has met with and interviewed hundreds of Christians who face persecution in Sudan, China, Egypt, Turkey, Eritrea, Vietnam, Pakistan, Indonesia, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Myanmar, Colombia, Iraq, Laos, India, Nepal, Nigeria, Lebanon and Azerbaijan. He has been interviewed more than 2,000 times by various media outlets, including CNN, The Associated Press, Los Angeles Times, the BBC, Moody Broadcast Network, Christian Broadcasting Network, Mission Network News, Newsweek, The Voice of America and Trinity Broadcasting Network.

In 2014 Todd tried the other side of the microphone with the launch of a weekly VOM radio program, which he hosts. Each week he interviews a persecuted Christian, VOM international contact or others involved in ministry to Christians who face persecution.

Todd was a part of the writing team for four VOM books, including the best-selling Extreme Devotion and FOXE: Voices of the Martyrs. He was the principle writer for VOM’s 2009 book about the church in North Korea, RESTRICTED NATIONS: North Korea.

A former sports writer, Todd is a graduate of Bartlesville Wesleyan College (now Oklahoma Wesleyan University). He has done postgraduate study at the University of Oklahoma.

The son of missionary parents, Todd did part of his growing up in Papua New Guinea, and the rest in Southern California.

Todd and his wife, Charlotte, have two sons, ages 18 and 20. In his spare time, Todd enjoys reading, writing, music, travel and sports, including serving as the commissioner of a fantasy football league.

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