Jay Greeson (Reporter)

Phone: 423-757-6273
E-mail: jgreeson@timesfreepress.com
Bio:
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.

Five members of Baylor School's Class of 2017 ponder what their post-career financial needs will be

Published May. 1 2017

Whether it's at Alexian Village or pondering the dessert menu at Wally's, a common topic among seniors is retirement.

Greeson: Golf honor, a dead rabbit, and questionable hunger strike

Published Apr. 29 2017

There's a lot of attention on South Pittsburg, Tenn., right now.

5-at-10: Friday mailbag with college basketball, NFL draft, safest ESPN employees, Dale Jr.'s career in one word

Published Apr. 28 2017

Friday mailbag talks Grayson Allen, NFL draft, Dale Earnhardt Jr. and this week's Rushmores.

5-at-10: NFL draft contest and predictions, 2018's loaded class, ESPN, Rushmore of best NBA players without a title

Published Apr. 27 2017

NFL draft contest and predictions, draft decisions, ESPn layoffs and more.

Greeson: Catching up with the 'Dude, you're getting a Dell' dude

Published Apr. 27 2017

Ben Curtis has reached a level of celebrity success few will know. The 1999 McCallie School graduate became the face...

5-at-10: NFL draft intrigue and contest, Dale Jr. hangs it up, Westbrook gets bounced, Rushmore of parks

Published Apr. 26 2017

Dale Earnhardt Jr., Russell Westbrook, the NFL draft and more.

5-at-10: Tip of the Visor to Burt Reynolds, NFL draft stuff, Golf's rule slice, Rushmore of Burt and cities with food names

Published Apr. 25 2017

Burt Reynolds, NFL draft, the Lexi Thompson rule and more.

Greeson: A moment of thanks for 212 Market

Published Apr. 25 2017

It's been a tough week for markets on Market Street.

5-at-10: Weekend winners and losers, First-round dream scenarios for each team, Rushmore of athletes known more by their nickname

Published Apr. 24 2017

Mohamed Sanu, the Baltimore Ravens, the OKC Thunder and Blake Griffin highlight this weekend's winners and losers.

Greeson: School budgets, strange and high-volume jobs, signs of inspiration

Published Apr. 22 2017

I have been less than thrilled with the news coming from the leadership of the Hamilton County Department of Education...

5-at-10: Spring games and Saban's greatness, NBA playoff takeaways, Rushmore of lightning, NFL draft contest to win stuff

Published Apr. 21 2017

Rushmore of NBA players under 6 feet, spring practice, Rushmore of lightning strikes, NFL draft contest and more.

5-at-10: NFL draft movers, Draft decisions and 2007 redo, Raw shoe deal, Rushmore of high fives

Published Apr. 20 2017

The NFL draft 2017, a 2007 re-draft and Magic Johnson turning down Nike.

Greeson: As far as passing taxes goes, a gas tax will bring relief

Published Apr. 20 2017

On three different pages of Wednesday's Times Free Press, there were stories detailing the growing issues with our roads.

5-at-10: Celtics look cooked, No-hitter counted out, Most Patriots visit Trump, Rushmore of moms-daughters in Hollywood

Published Apr. 19 2017

The Celtics on the verge of an upset, no-hitter miss, Patriots visit the White House and more.

5-at-10: UT spring game, NBA playoff officiating, NFL draft, True or False Tuesday, NBA greats 6-feet-and-under

Published Apr. 18 2017

UT's spring game, David Fizdale versus NBA referees, top movements in the NFL draft and more.

Greeson: June Griffin or Colin Kaepernick? They're kind of the same

Published Apr. 18 2017

When it comes to being a lightning rod and protester, June Griffin is Colin Kaepernick, and vice versa.

5-at-10: Weekend winners and losers, the NCAA recruiting changes, Rushmore of Ducks

Published Apr. 17 2017

United Airlines, the Atlanta Braves, the NBA and more highlight this weekend's winners and losers.

Greeson: United folks wouldn't come after occupant of seat 6A

Published Apr. 15 2017

We all are aware of the doctor who got bloodied when he would not leave the United Airlines flight earlier...

5-at-10: Friday mailbag with NBA playoff picks, this week's Rushmore, sports stars we'd like to punch and a Coming to America sequel?

Published Apr. 14 2017

This week's Rushmores, plus the Friday mailbag.

5-at-10: Half a mock draft, NBA playoffs set, Strange Carolina days, Rushmores on kid stars in the 80s and a second Rushmore

Published Apr. 13 2017

NBA playoffs set, NFL mock draft .5, covering UNC sports and more.