Interview with Michael Otterson, Public Affairs

    Episode 42


    This interview is a Conversations series special, Ruth Todd hosts Michael Otterson, Managing Director of the Public Affairs Department of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

    In reaction to increasing media attention on the Church, ways to accurately and sensitively react to inquires about the Church are discussed. Those who are not members of the Church may also gain a better understanding of our position by listening to this interview.

    Clear Terminology

    Clear and Open Answers

    Anti-Church Material

    Answering Questions

    Political Neutrality

    Media Relations

    The Power of Personal Experiences

    Social Media

    The Name of the Church

    Being Considerate

    Telling Our Story