Burke Olsen is the head digital officer for the Deseret News, having previously served as general manager and 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 firm. While working read more 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.