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.

Atlantic Capital Bank's Mike Kramer is banking on Chattanooga athletics

Published Jun. 1 2017

Mike Kramer has a cool office.

Greeson: Chattanooga's best Memorial Day event

Published May. 27 2017

There are a lot of cool traditions around the greater Chattanooga area.

5-at-10: Friday mailbag with great 'What if' questions, NBA Finals talk, week's Rushmores and more hate mail

Published May. 26 2017

This week's Rushmores, the NBA Finals, what-ifs featuring Len Bias and Tiger Woods and more.

5-at-10: Summer Games not so fun, NBA draft deadline winners and losers, Tiger update, Rushmore of NFL TD celebrations

Published May. 25 2017

Tiger Woods, NBA draft deadline, Rio Games fallout and more.

Greeson: Graduating from civil liberties to civility

Published May. 25 2017

Do you remember graduating? From high school or college?

5-at-10: Cavs answer, Hypocrisy of Marvin Lewis, Happy Birthday Rich Rod, Rushmore of sports 'What if' questions

Published May. 24 2017

Kyrie Irving's brilliance, Marvin Lewis doesn't like fun, what if Nick Saban never went to Alabama and more.

5-at-10: Preds rolling, Warriors cruising, NFL OT rule changing, True or False Tuesday and worst sequels to great movies

Published May. 23 2017

Smashville Tennessee, what a difference Kawhi makes, new NFL overtime rules and more.

Greeson: Celebrate the events, and the efforts that landed them

Published May. 23 2017

Were you downtown Sunday? It was glorious. And inspiring.

5-at-10: Weekend winners, losers, baseball's incomprehensible unwritten rules, Rushmore of all-time TV personalities

Published May. 22 2017

The unwritten rules of baseball and this weekend's winners and losers.

Greeson: Bike lanes, presidential odds and a field working miracles

Published May. 20 2017

Earlier this week, eight renegade cyclists — if you want to call them an outlaw biker gang, I suppose that...

5-at-10: Friday mailbag on LeBron, NFL owners, Danica and sports numbers

Published May. 19 2017

It's the Friday mailbag for the 5-at-10!

5-at-10: LeBron's awesomeness, Celtics dilemma, Brady bunch of concussions, Rushmore of post-1980 country music artists

Published May. 18 2017

LeBron James simply looked like a Division I college player against a middle school team last night. OK, the Celtics...


Greeson: Priorities, not politics, should be chief concern

Published May. 18 2017

It looks like everyone wants to have a say in who the next Chattanooga police chief will be.

5-at-10: NBA blowout and lottery talk, Big Orange Caravan correction, Go Preds, Rushmore of Cool

Published May. 17 2017

OK, without Kawhi Leonard, the Spurs were absolutely massacred, 136-100. And it was not that close.

5-at-10: Brady on the GOAT, Swanson's importance to the Braves, fun Game 7, Rushmore of best sibling singers

Published May. 16 2017

Belichick was 41-55 heading into the 2001 season with the Patriots, when two weeks into the season Drew Bledsoe goes...

Greeson: A major move for mayor's chief issue

Published May. 16 2017

When Chattanooga police Chief Fred Fletcher announced his retirement last month, it made me sad for our city.

5-at-10: Weekend winners and losers (Hello, San Antonio), Yankees greats and numbers, Rushmore of best known sports stats

Published May. 15 2017

The Spurs. That was gross. And unfortunate. And series altering.

Greeson: Painful protest two years later, baby names and a truly heroic run

Published May. 13 2017

We do know this: Social expression on college campuses across this country has become more divisive and dangerous for the...

5-at-10: Friday mailbag with sports-related TV shows, WNBA fantasy leagues, summer blockbusters, MJ vs. LeBron and a busy May 12

Published May. 12 2017

Best tv shows based on sports, WNBA fantasy leagues, LeBron vs Jordan and more.

5-at-10: College football coaching rankings, next year's college hoops favorite, race and sports

Published May. 11 2017

NCAA hoops title chances, best coach in college football, race in sports and more.