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James Daniel Ott

educator , journalist

James Daniel Ott, American journalist, educator. Named Aerospace Journalist of Year, Royal Aeronautical Society London, 2002. Member advisory board The Messenger, since 1999. With United States Army Reserve, 1956-1963. Member Society Aerospace Communicators, Cathedral Foundation (board directors since 1997).

Background

Ott, James Daniel was born on March 24, 1938 in Dayton, Kentucky, United States. Son of Arthur Daniel and Grace Mary (Bennett) Ott.

Education

Bachelor of Arts in English Literature, Thomas More College, 1961. Master of Education in Communications Arts, Xavier University, 1973.

Career

Reporter Cincinnati Enquirer, 1959-1965, Kentucky editor, 1965-1969. Public relations director Thomas More College, Crestview Hills, Kentucky, 1969-1974, Catholic University American, Washington, 1974-1978. Transport editor Aviation Week and Space Technology, 1978-1984, senior transport editor, 1984-1994, contributing editor Fort Mitchell, Kentucky, since 1994.

Membership

Member advisory board The Messenger, since 1999. With United States Army Reserve, 1956-1963. Member Society Aerospace Communicators, Cathedral Foundation (board directors since 1997).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Swimming, hiking, reading.

Connections

Married Charlotte Elizabeth Freihofer, August 1, 1964. Children: Alec, Stephen, Anthony, James, Michael.

father:
Arthur Daniel Ott

mother:
Grace Mary (Bennett) Ott

spouse:
Charlotte Elizabeth Freihofer

children:
Alec Ott

Stephen Ott

Anthony Ott

James Ott

Michael Ott