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 Josh Dobbs and the Browns draft, Masters talk, the NCAA's transgender policy, Trump as a point guard draft analysis and Rushmore updates

Published Feb. 24 2017

Josh Dobbs, guys playing volleyball, point guard Trump and more.

5-at-10: UT, UTC hoop troubles, Pitino acts the fool, Ole Miss in hot water, Rushmore of famous photographs

Published Feb. 23 2017

Lots to cover in college hoops, Ole Miss and more.

Greeson: Announcements worth hearing at the county commission

Published Feb. 23 2017

The Hamilton County Commission got together Wednesday.


5-at-10: College basketball buy or sell, WNBA bullying allegations, Texas wrestling gender discussion, Rushmore of mountains and underrated current superstars

Published Feb. 22 2017

College basketball, the WNBA and more.

5-at-10: NBA theories in trade, Meaty prop bet gone bad, Best jobs in college football, Rushmore of best acting jobs playing famous people

Published Feb. 21 2017

NBA trade fallout, best job in college football, a pie in the face and more.

Greeson: When a month feels like a year; welcome to the Trump administration

Published Feb. 21 2017

Monday was Presidents Day, which for almost all of the public-sector folks and school kids around these parts meant a...

5-at-10: Weekend winners and losers, Coach Cal's tired act, Rushmore of SEC hoops players in the NBA

Published Feb. 20 2017

This weekend's winner and losers.

Greeson: A chance for board of education to teach civics and life lessons

Published Feb. 18 2017

Thursday night, as the Hamilton County Board of Education discussed which crumbling school buildings would get Band-Aids and comb-overs, there...

5-at-10: Friday mailbag on MJ's birthday, Harbaugh vs. Pete Finebaum, sports game-changers like Tiger, asking better questions and some fun feedback

Published Feb. 17 2017

Jay Greeson answers MJ, Tiger and Mocs questions.

5-at-10: Draymond's comments, Chargers' ill-fated ticket decision, high school coach takes hard stance against Alabama, and Rushmore of ice

Published Feb. 16 2017

Draymond's comments, James Dolan, clothes quandry and more.

Greeson: Slow poll roll for start of early voting

Published Feb. 16 2017

Psst, not sure if you are aware but early voting started Wednesday for the upcoming city of Chattanooga elections.

5-at-10: Mock drafts with a QB surprise, hitting a referee, LeBron's excellent month, Rushmore of famous dogs

Published Feb. 15 2017

NFL mock draft, hitting an official, Lebron's woes and more.

5-at-10: UConn's dominance, Wayne World's anniversary, McGregor-Mayweather a go?, Rushmore of romantic comedies

Published Feb. 14 2017

UConn's streak, Wayne's World's anniversary, Floyd and McGregor and more.

Greeson: Half words, candy hearts and a real reason to be kind

Published Feb. 14 2017

Valentine's Day is not my favorite.

5-at-10: Weekend winners and losers, OKC hating Durant, Rushmore of college basketball coaches on Coach K's birthday

Published Feb. 13 2017

Weekend winners and losers features some golf guys, Mark Richt, Tennessee hoops, the UFC and more.

Greeson: Wanting fair fees, and not being caught with our pants down

Published Feb. 11 2017

So Tennessee state Sen. Todd Gardenhire is pitching a bill that would relieve the Hamilton County school system from paying...

5-at-10: Friday mailbag on pizza crust and T.O., Double triple-double theories, Rushmores of comebacks and lawyer movies

Published Feb. 10 2017

Pizza, NBA triple-doubles, the best comeback ever, Rushmore of lawyer movies and more.

5-at-10: NBA sitting on an issue, Knicks the worst franchise in sports?, High scoring high schooler, Rushmore of pizza toppings

Published Feb. 9 2017

The NBA has a problem, the Knicks are a problem and LaMelo Ball is...a problem?

Greeson: Social angst becoming a laughing matter

Published Feb. 9 2017

It's official. Being offended now needs to be an Olympic sport.

5-at-10: SEC coaching moves, NFL roster questions, Falcons funny fans fallout, Rushmore of lawyer movies

Published Feb. 8 2017

What's going on in college football, NFL free agency, the Falcons and more.