In 2010-’12, Otteson appeared several times on Andrew Napolitano’s one time Fox Business News television program, “Freedom Watch” and has appeared in several short videos for Learn Liberty. He was one of the principal bloggers at Pileus and he is a member of the Mont Pelerin Society.

In November 2013, Otteson gave the inaugural Liggio Lecture, an annual lecture series in honor of Leonard Liggio. In 2014-’15. He was a bimonthly columnist for the Triad Business Journal. Otteson serves as an associate editor for The Independent Review and as a senior editor of Political Economy of the Carolinas.