After more than 10 years working in and leading newsrooms in Louisville, Zak Owens is excited to bring his market and institutional knowledge to the Fleur de Lis Communications team. A Louisville native, Zak previously served as Executive Producer at WAVE-TV and Spectrum News, as well as Associate Editor at Louisville Business First. Over the course of his news career Zak took home three Emmys for breaking news and Kentucky Derby coverage, along with multiple AP and SPJ honors.
As a journalist, Zak specialized in distilling complex, data driven issues down to relatable, human stories. At FDLC, Zak uses that approach to help clients discover and tell their own stories.
Zak holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism from Indiana University Southeast and is a proud graduate of Trinity High School. He lives in NuLu with his partner, Natalie, a dedicated public servant and litigator in the Jefferson County Attorney’s office, and their two dogs, Walter and June.