About Us

Oak Ridge Today is a website that covers news and events in Oak Ridge, Tenn., and the surrounding region. We publish continuously, always striving to deliver the news to you as it happens.

Oak Ridge Today launched March 29, 2012, and it is co-owned by John and Dawn Huotari. John is a local reporter and writer who has worked at three East Tennessee newspapers: The (University of Tennessee) Daily Beacon, Knoxville News Sentinel, and The Oak Ridger. John has close to a decade’s worth of experience reporting in Oak Ridge and East Tennessee. This is Dawn’s first media venture.

As of September 2013, Oak Ridge Today had about 30,000 unique visitors per month.