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: Legal matters of all sorts, and kudos Mr. Schulson

Published Jun. 24 2017

Let's move quickly today because there is a lot to get to this morning.

5-at-10: Friday mailbag with NBA draft reaction, more on Ooltewah, ranking young QBs, Braves radio and hate mail

Published Jun. 23 2017

NBA draft, Ooltewah rape lawsuit, the Braves and more.

5-at-10: NBA Draft news, Top 10 projection, Baseball unwritten stupidity, Overrated/underrated on a Thursdays

Published Jun. 22 2017

NBA mock draft, baseball and more.


Greeson: Three Blind Owls add insult to Ooltewah injuries

Published Jun. 22 2017

Last week, the Board of Education hired a man we hope will be able to right our Hamilton County school...

5-at-10: NBA moves, Free speech, Un-writing unwritten rules, Rushmore of 'summer' and Lou

Published Jun. 21 2017

NBA offseason, baseball rules, sensitive kids and more.

5-at-10: Alabama recruiting doldrums, Braves' hope?, NBA draft moves, True or false Tuesday, Rushmore of movie animals

Published Jun. 20 2017

Nick Saban, the Braves, NBA Draft and more.

Greeson: Busy time for county government requires a scorecard

Published Jun. 20 2017

This was a weekend for scoreboards.

5-at-10: Weekend winners and losers after an OK U.S. Open, Kaepernick back at it, Rushmore of baseball games

Published Jun. 19 2017

Weekend winners and losers includes Brooks Koepka, the Titans, Diana Taurasi and more.

Greeson: Saturday stars include police, school board, Baylor student and, of course, Dads

Published Jun. 17 2017

An Ellijay, Ga., man claims he fell into a 12-day coma after being tackled by a police officer.

5-at-10: Riverbend dream acts, Dale Jr.'s legacy, U.S. Open place and entries, more hate mail

Published Jun. 16 2017

U.S Open talk, Toby Keith, Dale Jr. and more.

5-at-10: Braves' improvement, Boxing sideshow, U.S. Open underway, Rushmore of World War II movies on a big June 15

Published Jun. 15 2017

The Braves outlook, US Open contest and more.

Greeson: Welcome Mr. Superintendent; Let's fix this

Published Jun. 15 2017

Today, the Hamilton County Board of Education is expected to name a new superintendent.

5-at-10: Blackburn reaction, U.S. Open contest, Sports on TV, Rushmore of individual rivalries in teams sports

Published Jun. 14 2017

David Blackburn, NHL vs. NBA, U.S. Open contest and more.

5-at-10: NBA Finals from every angle, U.S. Open free contest to win stuff, UTC AD steps down, Rushmore of twins

Published Jun. 13 2017

The NBA Finals and much more.

Greeson: Chicken or the egg replaced by decency or not

Published Jun. 13 2017

Which came first — the chicken or the egg?

5-at-10: Weekend winners and losers, Preds Finals thought, Rushmore of famous catch phrases from sports broadcasters

Published Jun. 12 2017

This weekend's winners and losers.

Greeson: Cop problems, good dog finishing first, a thanks to our school board

Published Jun. 10 2017

I don't want to believe it, but cliches become cliches by proving to be true over and over.

5-at-10: Friday mailbag on KD and newfound dynasty hatred, Stoops' return, punching a 68-year-old and hatemail

Published Jun. 9 2017

Kevin Durant and LeBron decision comparisons, VCR or Blockbuster, Bob Stoops, Ric Flair and more.

5-at-10: Game 3 thoughts, Stoops steps away, Braves promising piece, Rushmore of left-handed pitchers

Published Jun. 8 2017

Game 3, Bob Stoops, Braves news and more.

Greeson: The primary color in the Kaepernick controversy is green

Published Jun. 8 2017

Black Lives Matter leader and New York Daily News columnist Shaun King wrote Tuesday he is boycotting the National Football...