Jay Greeson (Reporter)

Phone: 423-757-6273
E-mail: jgreeson@timesfreepress.com
Jay was named the Sports Editor of the Times Free Press in 2003 and started with the newspaper in May 2002 as the Deputy Sports Editor. He was born and raised in Smyrna, Ga., and graduated from Auburn University before starting his newspaper career in 1997 with the Newnan (Ga.) Times Herald. Stops in Clayton and Henry counties in Georgia and two years as the Sports Editor of the Marietta (Ga.) Daily Journal preceded Jay's move to Chattanooga. He has won local, state, regional and national awards as a writer, designer and section editor and was part of a TFP team that won a 2011 APSE award. Jay and his wife Kathleen were married in 2004 and have a son, Lee born in 2007, and a daughter, Madeline Ray born in 2010. Contact Jay at (423) 757-6273 or jgreeson@timesfreepress.com and follow him on Twitter at @jgreesontfp.

5-at-10: Friday mailbag on Braves dealing, Freeze quitting and everyone's favorite hate mail

Published Jul. 21 2017

Friday mailbag includes the Braves, Hugh Freeze and more.

5-at-10: The Open Championship, contest entries, OJ gets parole hearing, UT rivalry question

Published Jul. 20 2017

Everything U.S. Open, O.J's parole and more.

Greeson: Let's celebrate Saturday stars on a Thursday

Published Jul. 20 2017

The family is headed out of town this weekend — and with a lot of things to get to before...

5-at-10: Summer TV stunner, The Open Championship contest, McGregor's mouth changing odds

Published Jul. 19 2017

We're going to move quickly today because, well, because we have a lot to do.

5-at-10: Open Championship contest and picks, NBA offseason highlights, Spielman sues THE OSU, Rushmore of people with money names

Published Jul. 18 2017

Golf contest, NBA's offseason and more.

Greeson: Yet again, county leaders thinking about credit more than kids

Published Jul. 18 2017

The Chattanooga City Council is going to pitch a resolution today asking the state of Tennessee not to take over...

5-at-10: Weekend winners and losers, golf stories and a free Open contest

Published Jul. 17 2017

Weekend winners and losers featuring Roger Federer, Lonzo Ball, Venus Williams and Ezekiel Elliott.

Greeson: Being true to your name and schools

Published Jul. 15 2017

OK, gang, we have been out of the office this week. Spent a lot of time outside of Birmingham chatting...

5-at-10: Best trash talkers, McGregor-Mayweather, MLB all-star break questions, the week's Rushmores, hate mail

Published Jul. 14 2017

Friday mailbag.

Greeson: Ole Miss's deep troubles continue to grow

Published Jul. 14 2017

Well, that took a turn, so it must have been Hugh Freeze's day at the podium at SEC media days.

5-at-10: SEC Media Daze, Ole Miss still spinning, Peyton at the ESPYs, Happy Birthday to Harrison Ford

Published Jul. 13 2017

Nutt-Freeze lawsuit, Peyton Manning monologue and more.

Greeson: Varnell council needs some new counseling

Published Jul. 13 2017

Varnell is Panama City, Fla., for municipal meetings. Varnell officials are the Kardashians of local leaders.

5-at-10: SEC Media Daze -- again, ready for Saban, baseball awards, Rushmore of Alexander

Published Jul. 12 2017

Derek Mason, day 3, MLB all-star game and more.

Greeson: Derek Mason leading Vandy charge with connection [video]

Published Jul. 12 2017

In the course of a year, Derek Mason went from hot seat to hot shot.

5-at-10: Butch being Butch, SEC Media Daze 2 primer, Judge's day, Rushmore of baldness

Published Jul. 11 2017

Butch Jones, day 2 of SEC Media Days, Aaron Judge and more.

Greeson: Signal Mountain should be commended on looking at independent school district options

Published Jul. 11 2017

I am constantly amazed by the stones people throw these days.

5-at-10: Weekend winners, losers, SEC media daze primer, Rushmore of modern-era MLB outfielders

Published Jul. 10 2017

This weekend's winners and losers features Sergio Garcia, James Harden, Shia LaBeouf, Le'Veon Bell and more.

Greeson: Celebrating the Fourth as we say goodbye to police chief

Published Jul. 8 2017

The more things change, the more they stay the same.

5-at-10: Friday mailbag with greatest hitters ever, week's Rushmores, Butch Jones' hot seat

Published Jul. 7 2017

Butch Jones, best hitters of all-time, this week's Rushmore and more.

5-at-10: Braves big miss, New top QB?, College misguided hot seat guide, Rushmore of Stallone

Published Jul. 6 2017

The Braves, Trevor Lawrence, hot seat watch and more.