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: Defining moment for Charles Barkley, GOP and potential tax write-offs for college sports boosters

Published Dec. 16 2017

We spoke earlier this week about Nick Saban's influence on the Alabama Senate race as a write-in candidate. The final...

5-at-10: Monster mailbag with Star Wars Rushmores, best hair medal bands, Fab 4 bowl picks, Pruitt recruiting, SEC hoops crystal ball and fan mail

Published Dec. 15 2017

OK friends, you have been aces this week.

5-at-10: College football picks and bowl contest, UT recruiting ups and downs, Tax changes to affect college football fans?, Rushmore of Star Wars battles

Published Dec. 14 2017

Bowl contests and more.

Greeson: Saban comes out a winner for Alabama yet again

Published Dec. 14 2017

The state of Alabama has been the epicenter of our political theater in recent weeks.

5-at-10: NFL fan files lawsuit, Senator Nick Saban?, Bowl contest, Rushmore of best Star Wars quotes

Published Dec. 13 2017

Protests next step.

5-at-10: NFL power poll, NFL Network has issues, College Bowl contest to win stuff, Rushmore of Star Wars secondary characters

Published Dec. 12 2017

NFL Power poll

Greeson: Can we make Keaton Jones the key to why we stop bullying?

Published Dec. 12 2017

Keaton Jones made us all feel this weekend.

5-at-10: Weekend winners and losers, College bowl ratings and contest, Star Wars release week

Published Dec. 11 2017

Weekend winners and losers.

Greeson: Suggestive whistling and a downtown lament

Published Dec. 9 2017

Morning. Buckle up.

5-at-10: Friday mailbag on UT hire, College Football playoff, more picks, Free Bowl picks contests and Rushmores

Published Dec. 8 2017

Friday's Mailbag.

5-at-10: So it looks to be Jeremy Pruitt, Pruitt fact or fiction, Free college football bowl contest to win stuff, Rushmore of Jesse

Published Dec. 7 2017

OK, we promise no anti-expansion rant today.

5-at-10: Missing college football already, UT coaching update and hiring grades, Bowl contest, Rushmore of first-round Heisman busts

Published Dec. 6 2017

Ah sadness, my old friend.

5-at-10: NFL thoughts and power poll, SI and Heisman thoughts, Bowl game contest questions, Rushmore of Price is Right games

Published Dec. 5 2017

NFL poll, bowl contest and more.

Greeson: Discovering or describing fish has Jeff Simmons hooked at TVA

Published Dec. 5 2017

Earlier this fall, Jeff Simmons gained a fair amount of attention in the highly specific world of aquatic life.

5-at-10: Weekend winners and losers, Playoff committee got it right and it will lead us down the wrong path of expansion, Rushmore of Jeff Bridges movies

Published Dec. 4 2017

Weekend winners and losers.

Greeson: Supporting Erlanger's online push and UT's expensive week

Published Dec. 2 2017

Be it Christmas or summertime, there are a few things we can count on around Chattanooga.

5-at-10: Friday mailbag all about UT search with Currie, Kiffin, Leach, plus Rushmore of TV side characters in honor of Gomer Pyle

Published Dec. 1 2017

What does the barking dog do when he catches the car?

Greeson: Picks in title games can be entertaining

Published Dec. 1 2017

It's conference championship week for college football. On to the picks, and remember, all lines are from VegasInsider.com as of...

5-at-10: Fab 4 picks, SEC items of interest, UT coaching search, Tiger Woods prop bets and Rushmore of father-son comedians

Published Nov. 30 2017

Fab four picks, SEC stuff, UT's big board and more.

Greeson: Matt Lauer the latest to fall as we gauge definition of complicit

Published Nov. 30 2017

Two stories Wednesday morning caught my attention.