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Judy Walton is a tough reporter. Her watchdog reporting often angers those she's reporting on.
You’re holding in your hands the new Times Free Press.
In 2011, one of our business reporters, Ellis Smith, had a hunch and launched an investigation into a wealthy local man who Smith believed was operating companies as a front for an unlicensed Internet payday loan empire.
The news bulletin flickered on my screen and made the hair on my arms stand up.
In the nearly dozen years that I've worked at the Chattanooga Times Free Press, I've never seen so many of my newsroom colleagues receive journalism awards for the work they do.