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: Taking stock of the newest additions to Merriam-Webster dictionary

Published Sep. 21 2018

Every year about this time, the learned folks at Merriam-Webster add a couple of dozen to a few hundred words...

5-at-10: Friday mailbag with Baker Mayfield's big debut, ESPN+, Coach Urban Liar and return of hatemail

Published Sep. 21 2018

Jay Greeson on Baker Mayfield, ESPN, Urban Meyer and more.

5-at-10: Fab 4 picks, College football, Cuban's $10 million slap on the wrist

Published Sep. 20 2018

Jay Greeson makes his fab four picks, talks UTC, Mark Cuban and more.

Greeson: Bert and Ernie become PC puppets because of a lack of 'Street' smarts

Published Sep. 20 2018

Because, well, it's so today.

5-at-10: Arrrgh... Brady or Belichick, Betting the number or the intention, Bert and Ernie

Published Sep. 19 2018

Jay Greeson on Tom Brady and Bill Belichick, Fan Duel and more.

5-at-10: NFL Power Poll, College football statements, Another NFL controversy, Rushmore of cheeses for a cheeseburger

Published Sep. 18 2018

Jay Greeson on the NFL and more.

Greeson: Jim Hill hopeful for PEF future as his decades of service end

Published Sep. 18 2018

Chattanooga, as a destination, may not be top of mind for everyone across the country.

5-at-10: Weekend winners and losers, Bama's booming BID-ness, Rushmore of rhyming nicknames

Published Sep. 17 2018

Borderline quarterbacks. Sure we could put Aaron Rodgers on here. But dude wins every weekend.

5-at-10: Friday mailbag on Steelers drama, point spreads, Rushmores, Redshirting Justin Fields?, and biased media

Published Sep. 14 2018

Jay Greeson's Friday mailbag.

5-at-10: Fab 4 (times 2) picks, College football, Hockey drops its gloves on domestic violence

Published Sep. 13 2018

Jay Greeson domestic violence in hockey, college football and more.

Greeson: Trying to scoot around downtown Chattanooga's bigger issue

Published Sep. 13 2018

My TFP colleague Judy Walton told us this week that scooters are coming to Chattanooga.

5-at-10: The SEC, it just is worth more, Faux outrage and stupid comments, 5-at-10 newsletter, Rushmore of best musical nicknames

Published Sep. 12 2018

Jay Greeson on college football, Colin Kaepernick and more.

5-at-10: NFL power poll, College football statements, Braves up five games, Rushmore of basketball brothers

Published Sep. 11 2018

Jay Greeson on the NFL power rankings, college football, the Braves and more.

Greeson: If 9/11 happened today would it bring America together?

Published Sep. 11 2018

No one forgets this day. Sept. 11 is right there on the Rushmore of unforgettable days.

5-at-10: Weekend winners and losers, NFL opening weekend, Rushmore of best items to put on a hot dog

Published Sep. 10 2018

Jay Greeson on the NFL, weekend winners and losers and more.

Greeson: NFL returns to fewer viewers, new Kaepernick discourse, overblown boycotts and golfing for a cause

Published Sep. 8 2018

Nike is the biggest sports apparel company in the country.

5-at-10: Massive Friday mailbag on the frustrating Falcons, Burt Reynolds' place on Rushmore of ladies men, College sports issues, NASCAR's issues, College football and a big thank you to you

Published Sep. 7 2018

We are going to start this Friday mailbag with a personal note.

5-at-10: Fab 4 picks, College football, College quits Nike because of Kaepernick

Published Sep. 6 2018

Jay Greeson on college football and more.

Greeson: Invested citizen puts meaning in Hamilton County Commission meeting

Published Sep. 6 2018

Wednesday morning was business as usual for the Hamilton County Commission.

5-at-10: Pitino's pity party, Boston's greatness, NFL player picks, Rushmore of coolest Indian names

Published Sep. 5 2018

Jay Greeson on Rick Pitino, the Braves, the Red Sox, the NFL season and more.