Todd Nettleton is the Chief of Media Relations and Message Integration for The Voice of the Martyrs 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 60+ nations where they face persecution.
During 20 years serving at VOM, Todd has traveled to more than 20 nations to interview hundreds of Christians who have endured persecution. He has been interviewed more than 2,800 times by various media outlets, including CNN, the Associated Press, the 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. The show was named Radio Program of the Year in 2016 by the National Religious Broadcasters. It airs weekly on more than 950 radio stations, and the podcast version reached #1 on iTunes’ “Religion and Spirituality” podcast chart.
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.
A former sportswriter, 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 spent part of his youth in Papua New Guinea and the rest in Southern California.
Todd and his wife, Charlotte, have two grown sons and recently welcomed their second daughter-in-law into the family. 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.