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: March Madness birthday, Celebrating local feel in field of 64, College football numbers down, Rushmore of duets

Published Mar. 26 2019

Jay Greeson on Keith Mitchell, March Madness and more.

Greeson: Mueller report is a win for all Americans

Published Mar. 26 2019

Sorry for missing our regular chats. Well, sorry is not the best word, but they were missed.

5-at-10: Weekend winners, losers, NCAA tournament reactions and Rushmore of Elton John songs

Published Mar. 25 2019

Jay Greeson on Holly Warlick, Gronk, the Boston Celtics, Donald Trump and more.

5-at-10: Friday mini mailbag from Hawaii

Published Mar. 22 2019

Jay Greeson on The Masters, college sports and more.

5-at-10 from Paradise: Tournament details, Madness happening, Martell making moves and changes, Rushmore of 1980s comedy movie characters

Published Mar. 21 2019

Jay Greeson on March Madness contest, Tate Martell and more.

5-at-10 from the Pacific: Trout gets paid, MLB season is here, NCAA bracket contest, Rushmore of celebrity sports fans

Published Mar. 20 2019

Jay Greeson on Mike Trout, the March Madness contest and more.

5-at-10 from the Pacific: Tournament contest, Final Four guess, Lady Vols sneak in, Rushmore of Bruce Willis movies

Published Mar. 19 2019

Jay Greeson's March Madness contest, the Final Four and more.

5-at-10: Weekend winners, losers, College hoops contest and committee reaction, Rushmore best U.S. places to visit

Published Mar. 18 2019

Jay Greeson on A Star Is Born, LeBron, Rory and more.

5-at-10: Friday mailbag with NCAA contest, Mickelson's message, Zion, Duke love and Round 3 vs. UNC, Raiders rebuilding and Hate mail

Published Mar. 15 2019

Jay Greeson on Kyler Murray, Duke, Zion and more.

5-at-10: AAF picks (kind of), NFL free agency winners and losers, MLB changes coming, Rushmore of Billy

Published Mar. 14 2019

Jay Greeson on the AAF, NFL free agency and more.

Greeson: Admissions scandal a mixture of shock and yawn

Published Mar. 14 2019

The scandal that has the country talking is the college admissions scam.

5-at-10: New York movement, NBA puzzling punishments, Operation Varsity Blues, Rushmore of westerns

Published Mar. 13 2019

Jay Greeson on Russell Westbrook, Odell Beckham Jr. and more.

5-at-10: Review of Wofford and Gonzaga, Russell and his fans, NFL free agency, Rushmore of TV skit comedy shows

Published Mar. 12 2019

Jay Greeson on college basketball, Russell Westbrook, the NFL and more.

Greeson: Got a story to tell? StoryCorps is coming to town

Published Mar. 12 2019

In truth, I sometimes wrestle with what to write for our morning chats on Tuesdays.

5-at-10: Weekend winners (Keith Mitchell, again), weekend losers (Will Wade)

Published Mar. 11 2019

Jay Greeson on Will Wade, Keith Mitchell, Antonio Brown and more.

Greeson: A time improvement, a bad Day, obit observations, Saturday suggestion

Published Mar. 9 2019

I have converted.

5-at-10: Friday mailbag with a good-bye to Dan Jenkins, new Braves announcer, a brush with Zion, LeBron vs. Jordan

Published Mar. 8 2019

Jay Greeson on Dan Jenkins, Jeff Franceour, Zion Williamson, Michael Jordan versus LeBron and more.

5-at-10: LeBron GOAT corollary, Holly's win-or-go moment, College hoops star power, Rushmore of athlete who delivered on impossible expectations

Published Mar. 7 2019

Jay Greeson on LeBron James, Holly Warlick and more.

Greeson: How the dog days make the last days happy

Published Mar. 7 2019

Let's call these the dizzying Dog Days. The hounds of happiness. The canine connection of contentment.

5-at-10: Special place for this UT basketball bunch, Combine's next chapters, ESPN gambling show, Rushmore of TV anchors

Published Mar. 6 2019

Jay Greeson on the Vols, the NFL combine and more.