Chattanoogan.com was launched Sept. 1, 1999, as one of the first full-service web-only daily newspapers in the country. Since that date, it has proven to be a pace-setter in the rapidly-developing field of Internet news publishing and has drawn a wide following and readership. It currently gets about 50,000-80,000 visits per day.
Publisher is John Wilson, who was a staff writer for 28 years for the Chattanooga Free Press.
Those involved early included Chris Cairns, Michaela Miller, Xavier Cabezas, Shane Ashley, Jim Ashley, Irby Park and Tad Evearitt.
Other key members of Chattanoogan.com include sports writers Stan Crawley, John Hunt, B.B. Branton, Jaime Barrett, Tim Evearitt, Nate Drexler, Randy Smith and Larry Fleming, sports editors and writers Greg and Sara Davick, and writers Judy Frank, Tonya Brantley, Matthew Smisson, Gail Perry, Meg Veal, Wendy King and Jen Jeffrey. Judy Bryan is our talented web ad designer. Editors include Marcy Bryant, Jenny Gienapp and Tammy Bacon. Copy editor is Mike Brown. Wesley Schultz is a valued photographer.
Our regular contributors include a number of talented writers: Roy Exum, Ferris Robinson, John Shearer, Harmon Jolley, Janet Wilson, Jen Jeffrey and others. Bob Payne is the entertainment editor and Harmon Jolley the memories editor. Charles and Diane Siskin provide travel and dining articles and Anne Yungmeyer travel pieces. Ruth Robinson is the church editor.
The Chattanooga firm threeHD has developed our unique redesign that we believe will serve as a blueprint for many similar full-service web-only daily newspapers around the United States and the world. Contact us concerning how we can help you set up a similar internet newspaper in your city using our model.
Chattanoogan.com does not have deadlines, but it is updated on a constant basis. When there is breaking news in Chattanooga, this is a source that provides the information – often within minutes and often with color photographs from digital cameras.
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Because of our high readership, Chattanoogan.com is an excellent advertising medium – especially for those who want to provide exposure to their websites.
To contact us:
Call 423 266-2325
Postal mailing address is
PO Box 2331
Chattanooga, Tn., 37409