James McNair

James McNair is a veteran investigative reporter who specializes in business and finance issues. McNair has spent 30 years in journalism, including 12 as a business writer at the Miami Herald, as well as stints at other newspapers in Florida, Ohio, Virginia and Tennessee. His reporting has unearthed fraudulent schemes and unethical business practices. He exposed standardized test result discrepancies at a high-profile Cincinnati high school and gave an in-depth look at the aggressive investment practices of the Kentucky Retirement Systems. He also spent seven years as an independent researcher for a hedge fund.


University of Louisville Confirms Proposed Gift from Koch Foundation, Papa John’s CEO

December 19, 2014

University of Louisville President James Ramsey publicly confirmed Thursday that the university is in talks to receive a large monetary gift -- said to be $6 million -- from Papa John’s International CEO John Schnatter and the Charles Koch Foundation. Read Story