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.

Greeson: Broad school board meeting, lifting all students, not-so-good Knights, thanks Dr. Gallagher

Published Mar. 24 2018

Apparently everything this side of Russian meddling was covered at the Hamilton County Board of Education meeting Thursday night.

5-at-10: Friday mailbag on Holly Warlick, best and worst starts to 2018, Tournament rides, Most famous kid athletes, Rushmores and hate mail

Published Mar. 23 2018

Holly's performance at another school rated as a Average, Bust or Good?

5-at-10: NASCAR's weekly wreck, Good to be the owner in MLB and NFL, Acuna rationale, Rushmore of TV sports personalities

Published Mar. 22 2018

There is a great exchange between Daniel Caffey and Col. Nathan Jessup in the courtroom scene of "A Few Good...


Greeson: Talented young people come up through all educational tracks

Published Mar. 22 2018

Have you noticed the similarly clad young people walking around downtown this week?

5-at-10: Jeremy Pruitt's tall task, Another new football league, Youth basketball, Rushmore of actors known forever for their first role

Published Mar. 21 2018

New UT football coach Jeremy Pruitt was getting the Big Orange ball rolling in Knoxville.

5-at-10: Madness upsets and updates, Acuna, NFL Draft dealings, True or false Tuesday, Rushmore of best basketball coaches at their alma mater

Published Mar. 20 2018

OK, first the results of the March Madness: Last In/First Out Contest.

Greeson: Here's a hope that is the full 2.0 movement for Johnson, Hamilton County Schools

Published Mar. 20 2018

Wow, as someone who has frequently been puzzled by and at times critical of Hamilton County Schools system leadership, last...

5-at-10: Weekend winners and losers, NCAA tournament madness and more, Rushmore of TV stars who became A-list movie stars

Published Mar. 19 2018

Weekend winners and losers.

5-at-10: Friday mailbag on Bracket blown up, Tubby Smith, Extra ways to decide extra innings, Tiger talk and Rushmores

Published Mar. 16 2018

Before we get to the mailbag, well, how about being the only one in your office pool with Arizona as...

5-at-10: NCAA contests, brackets and Final Four picks, NFL free agency, NASCAR racing, Rushmore of hair band lead singers

Published Mar. 15 2018

Big day at the 5-at-10 compound.

Greeson: Hall of Fame bus driver Alvin Lee is a bright yellow shining star

Published Mar. 15 2018

We should all thank Alvin Lee.

5-at-10: Madness 1 seeds, Free agency questions, QB movements, Rushmore of pie

Published Mar. 14 2018

We are ever so close to the start of college basketball's season.


5-at-10: NCAA tournament contests and Weeds nailing it, NFL BID-ness, Tiger being Tiger, Rushmore of funny elementary school words

Published Mar. 13 2018

The tournament is here.

Greeson: Value your daily conversation in a digital age

Published Mar. 13 2018

What is the most important conversation we have each day?

5-at-10: Weekend winners and losers, NCAA tournament musings, Free contests, Rushmores in honor of Darryl Strawberry

Published Mar. 12 2018

Tiger Woods.

Greeson: Same silliness about teachers with guns, that wiley Watson and retrying on recycling

Published Mar. 10 2018

I am exhausted by the misguided logic of arming teachers to protect our students.

5-at-10: Friday mailbag with transfer rules, Betting parlors, Tiger being back, and hate mail calling me a liberal AND a conservative

Published Mar. 9 2018

5-at-10 Note: Gang, we will have this day in history and this week's Rushmores at noon.

5-at-10: NFL cautionary tale of free agency, NCAA avoiding change, Baseball smiles, Rushmore of plastic surgeries

Published Mar. 8 2018

NFL free agency starts in less than a week.

5-at-10: Big Love moment, Combine final reflections, Franchise decisions, Rushmore of best movies with a sports connection that are not sports movies

Published Mar. 7 2018

Kevin Love wrote something for The Player's Tribune about having panic attacks during a game this season.

5-at-10: NCAA tournament tidbits, Transferring power, Salary Cap/Kaep issues, Rushmore of MLB faces of franchises

Published Mar. 6 2018

The 5-at-10 will be a little lighter than normal this week.