Veritas President, Don Otis has more than 25 years of experience managing successful corporate media campaigns, author publicity campaigns, and overseeing creative media writing and immediate-response releases. As an author himself, Otis has written five books and his writing has appeared in such publications as Focus on the Family magazine, Charisma, ParentLife, Living with Teenagers, Light & Life, Religious Broadcasting, and Christian Single.
Otis lived and worked in the Middle East where he managed the clandestine Voice of Hope Radio Network. Later, he helped start what became known as Middle East Television. He served as manager to a multi-cultural and ethnically-diverse staff and as liaison between the Israeli Defense Forces, the United Nations (Interim Force in Lebanon), the South Lebanese militia, and political groups traveling to the region. He has met with four prime ministers, including Menachem Begin and Yitzak Rabin.
Otis has produced a daily radio talk show in Denver, hosted his own show in Los Angeles, produced more than 200 television shows, and has been on 600 radio and television shows himself. He has worked with more than 1,500 individuals and dozens of organizations while scheduling 35,000 interviews.
In 2012, Otis finished his quest to reach all 53 ranked peaks in Colorado’s Rockies above 14,000′ and is listed with the Colorado Mountain Club as the 1489th person to accomplish the feat. Then, in 2015, he reached the last of the 66 peaks over 14,000’ in the contiguous U.S. He is an avid runner, mountain biker, and climber who has done the Pikes Peak Ascent, won his age group in the Boise Marathon, and run the Sea of Galilee Marathon in Israel.
Otis holds degrees from California State University at Northridge.
Otis is also the author of five books with Fleming Revell, Chosen Books, Shaw / WaterBrook and AMG Publishers.
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Otis has three grown sons and is married to Cathy Schuller-Otis.