Pam Sohn

phone: 423-757-6346

Pam Sohn has been reporting or editing Chattanooga news for 25 years.

A Walden’s Ridge native, she began her journalism career with a 10-year stint at the Anniston (Ala.) Star.

She came to the Chattanooga Times Free Press in 1999 after working at the Chattanooga Times for 14 years.

She has been a city editor, Sunday editor, wire editor, projects team leader and assistant lifestyle editor. As a reporter, she also has covered the police, courts, health, education and environment beats.

She specializes in investigative and project stories, and currently is a general assignment reporter.

She has won dozens of writing and editing awards in both Alabama and Tennessee, including first-place honors for breaking news, investigative news, public service, features and reporting without a deadline.

During her tenure as Sunday editor at the Chattanooga Times Free Press, the paper received the 2002 first-place honors for Best Sunday editions and Sweepstakes Award — best paper in the state.

She has been married for 33 years to photographer, Louis Sohn. They have a grown son, Mitch, as well as five dogs, a cat and two grand cats.

When not working, Pam gardens, researches family roots, plays piano and floats on a very old houseboat named Dragonfly.

Contact her at or 423-757-6346.

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