Chris Otts joined in September 2013 after nearly seven years as a reporter at The Courier-Journal. Otts focuses mainly on business and economic topics, as well as higher education and local and state government.

Otts lives in Louisville with his wife and two young daughters. He is a board member of the Society of Professional Journalists Louisville Pro Chapter and of the Cardinal student newspaper at the University of Louisville.

A native of New Orleans and a graduate of the University of Alabama, Otts is an avid fan of the Saints and the Crimson Tide. He keeps hoping in vain for a repeat of the 2009-10 football season.

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