Burke Olsen is the head digital officer at the Deseret News, having previously served as general manager, and before that as content director, for DeseretNews.com. Before joining Deseret Digital Media, he was vice president of communications & marketing at Southern Virginia University. Before that, he spent three years at the Pew Research Center's religion & public life project. Prior to that he was an associate at Susan Davis International, a Washington, D.C.,-based boutique public relations read more firm. While working for New York-based Coltrin & Associates, he was the VIP coordinator for the Salt Lake 2002 Olympic Torch Relay and a media coordinator for the Salt Lake 2002 Olympic Winter Games.