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: Weekend winners, losers, SNL and a Navy SEAL leading the way, Rushmore of all-time TV play-by-play guys

Published Nov. 12 2018

Jay Greeson on the Vols, Titans, D'Andre Swift, Bobby Petrino, Falcons and more.

Greeson: Gun violence, funds feedback, silly games and Saturday stars

Published Nov. 10 2018

From Thousands Oaks, California, to a high school in rural North Carolina, guns violence continues to plague our nation.

5-at-10: Friday mailbag with fake news claim, Steelers bias, UCF angst, SEC and Candy Land

Published Nov. 9 2018

Jay Greeson on the NFL, SEC and more.

5-at-10: Fab 4 picks, college items of interest, a Thursday night NFL game to love, Rushmore of characters in Westerns

Published Nov. 8 2018

Jay Greeson's fab four picks, college football and Panthers versus Steelers.

Greeson: Four Blind Mice cannot see what's right

Published Nov. 8 2018

Wednesday morning, four Hamilton County Commissioners tried to reach back into your pocket and grab almost $1 million of your...

5-at-10: College football playoff rankings, Gomer Pyle game, NFL draft beliefs, Rushmore of elephants

Published Nov. 7 2018

Jay Greeson on NFL, college football rankings, Duke and more.

5-at-10: NFL power, Ron Burgandy style, College statements, College hoops mega preview, Rushmore of Sallys

Published Nov. 6 2018

Jay Greeson on the NFL, college football and more.

Greeson: Happy Election Day, so elect to be happy and vote

Published Nov. 6 2018

For all the news today from all the elections — local, regional, national — check online at www.timesfreepress.com for up-to-date...

5-at-10: Weekend winners and losers, UT good, bad and ugly, Rushmore of board games

Published Nov. 5 2018

Jay Greeson on Alabama, the New Orleans Saints, UGA, the Lakers and more.

Retired Air Force major lands close to home

Published Nov. 4 2018

Cecil B. Smith was born about a mile from his perch on the front porch of his home in Spring...

World War II machine gunner spent nearly half his time overseas in hospitals

Published Nov. 4 2018

Robert Shriver's words echo through history, and his reflections offer perspective, as well as a call for peace.

Greeson: Final weekend before elections filled with politics and politicking

Published Nov. 3 2018

OK, we are days from this year's election.


Tough-minded York marches through Signal

Published Nov. 3 2018

The York Institute Dragons' 2-hour, 30-minute drive south to Signal Mountain on Friday was a business trip.

5-at-10: Friday mailbag with College football playoff stuff, More picks and doubting Larry, Nicknames and of course Rushmores

Published Nov. 2 2018

Jay Greeson on MLB, NFL, college football and more.

Big Three delivers big finish for Signal Mountain

Published Nov. 2 2018

In communities everywhere, time is measured in seasons.

5-at-10: Fab 4 picks, college football items of interest, DJ Durkin out at Maryland, Rushmore of Saints

Published Nov. 1 2018

Jay Greeson on Durkin, college football and more.

Greeson: Early voting matters more than support, protests

Published Nov. 1 2018

The rallies and rallying cries will reach another level this weekend, insults on social media will fly and the mud-slinging...

5-at-10: Halloween advice from Mike Leach, College rankings, Rushmore best college football teams, Maryland's mistake

Published Oct. 31 2018

Jay Greeson on Halloween, college football the long ball and more.

5-at-10: NFL power poll, college football statements on eve of playoff rankings, Halloween hubbub, Rushmore of most famous pitches

Published Oct. 30 2018

Jay Greeson on NFL power poll, college football and more.

5-at-10: Weekend winners and losers, Kershaw thoughts, Rushmore of baseball players known by their initials

Published Oct. 29 2018

Jay Greeson on The Red Sox, Kentucky and more.