Arnold Ytreeide, Ph.D., has over thirty years of experience in writing and television production. As owner of a production company he traveled extensively around the world producing television programs, films, and videos, and has had over fifty scripts produced as stage plays, videos, multi-media programs, cable network specials, and broadcast shows.
Arnold's first published book was a Christmas story he wrote for his children, "Jotham's Journey". It was released in 1996 and was an instant success. It was followed by a series of Christmas and Easter titles. He has also published several other books for children, pre-teens, and adults.
While he spent the first half of his life in the Seattle area, Arnold met his wife, Elsie, and raised their kids in the Boise, Idaho area, where they still live. He is currently a full professor at a Christian university where he built and administers a film school.