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.

Red Bank rolls into Class 3A state semifinals, 27-8

Published Nov. 18 2017

As Zay Brown was putting the final touches on a very memorable farewell at Tom Weathers Field, the message from...

Greeson: Some school matters that matter and thankful for critiques

Published Nov. 18 2017

Well, how was your week?

5-at-10: Monster mailbag with Butch reaction and UT job rank, Mike & Mike goodbye, college football primer, Rushmores and Fan mail

Published Nov. 17 2017

Huge mailbag.


Greeson: Finding entertainment when games are not entertaining

Published Nov. 17 2017

Last weekend was amazing. Top to bottom.

5-at-10: Fab 4 picks, SEC items of interest, Titans big test, Rushmore of fast food restaurants

Published Nov. 16 2017

Brady Hoke, NCAAF picks and more.

Greeson: As we crave transparency, we should celebrate capital gains

Published Nov. 16 2017

The headline was clear: "The Hamilton County Commission votes unanimously to accept the school board's facilities plan."

5-at-10: Where there's orange smoke, there's Gruden, college football playoff, Rushmore of TV lawyers

Published Nov. 15 2017

Jon Gurden, College football playoff and more.

5-at-10: Who's next at UT, NFL power poll, College football rankings, True or false, Rushmore of most influential rap artists

Published Nov. 14 2017

Does Jay Greeson feel sorry for Butch Jones?, NFL power poll and more.

Greeson: From Kaepernick to halftime shows, not all freedoms created equal

Published Nov. 14 2017

Colin Kaepernick was named GQ magazine's "Citizen of the Year" for his social statements.

5-at-10: Weekend winners, losers, Day one after Butch, Rushmore of sports stars who changed their names

Published Nov. 13 2017

Winners and losers features Adrian Clayborn, Gus Malzahn, Miami and more.

Greeson: Happy Veterans Day, whiskey on the go, Hall of Fame Toys, feedback

Published Nov. 11 2017

There has been a lot of consternation about how guys in helmets and shoulder pads have acted during the national...

5-at-10: Thursday night NFL, picks, Sports Supreme Court, AU-Georgia, playoff matchups and hate mail

Published Nov. 10 2017

Thursday night football, UGA/Bama, Lavar Ball and Trump and more.

Greeson: Banking on what you know when seeking entertainment

Published Nov. 10 2017

There is a fair amount of unpredictability across all sports. That's a large part of its charm. (Or as my...

5-at-10: Fab 4 picks, SEC items of interest, Pitino's ultimate legacy, Rushmore of Lou

Published Nov. 9 2017

Fab four picks, Rick Pitino and more.

Greeson: The latest way two rights make a leadership wrong

Published Nov. 9 2017

Sadly, we find ourselves in a place in which we are more and more desensitized to mass shootings.

5-at-10: College football playoff rankings, Committee questions, Flair's 30-for-30, Rushmore of TV cooks and chefs

Published Nov. 8 2017

College Football Playoff, Ric Flair and more.

5-at-10: ESPN's big night, NFL power poll, Future for Mike and Mike, Rushmore of lucky

Published Nov. 7 2017

Carson Wentz, ESPN and more.

Greeson: Here's a sign worth 1,000 or more smiles

Published Nov. 7 2017

I grew up loving sports.

5-at-10: Weekend winners and losers, Butch grabs a win, Rushmore of Sally Field movies

Published Nov. 6 2017

Weekend winners and losers features Miami, Baker Mayfield, The Big Ten and more.

Madox Wilkey directs Lions to 21-13 win over Sequatchie [photo gallery]

Published Nov. 4 2017

Like half the high school football coaches across the state Friday night, Sequatchie County's Adam Caine called his team together.