Todd Nettleton is the Chief of Media Relations and Message Integration for The Voice of the Martyrs—USA and the host of The Voice of the Martyrs Radio. Todd serves as a voice for persecuted Christians, working with the media to tell people in the United States about the faithfulness of Christ’s followers in 70+ nations where they face persecution for wearing His name.
During 20+ years serving at VOM, Todd has travelled the world and conducted face-to-face interviews with hundreds of Christians who’ve endured persecution in more than 30 nations. He has been interviewed more than 2,900 times by various media outlets, including CNN, The Associated Press, Los Angeles Times, the BBC, Moody Broadcast Network, Christian Broadcasting Network, Newsweek, The Voice of America, Mission Network News and Trinity Broadcasting Network.
In 2014 VOM launched a weekly radio program, which Todd hosts and produces. Guests have included Christians persecuted for their faith and family members of Christians martyred for following Christ. In 2016, the show was named Radio Program of the Year by National Religious Broadcasters (NRB). It airs weekly on more than 950 radio stations, and the podcast version reached #1 on iTunes’ “Religion and Spirituality” podcast chart. You can find a broadcast station carrying VOM Radio and listen to all episodes online at www.VOMRadio.net.
Todd was part of the writing team for four VOM books, including the best-selling Extreme Devotion and 2007’s FOXE: Voices of the Martyrs. He was the principal writer for VOM’s 2009 book about the church in North Korea, RESTRICTED NATIONS: North Korea. He’s spoken at dozens of VOM Advance conferences all over the United States.
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 grown sons and two daughters-in-law. In his spare time, Todd enjoys reading, writing, music, travel and sports, including serving as commissioner of a fantasy football league. In 2015 he ran his first half-marathon.