Jim Tanner has worked as assistant sports editor at the Times Free Press since late 2006.
He started at the Times Free Press in 2001 and worked as a news copy/design editor from 2001 through 2006. In addition to working as a night and weekend editor producing local and national sports coverage for print and online readers, Jim occasionally writes local sports and outdoors stories.
Jim grew up in Ringgold, Ga., and is a graduate of McCallie School in Chattanooga. He earned an associates degree from Oxford College of Emory University and attended Emory University before earning his bachelor’s degree from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. Prior to joining the staff at the Times Free Press, Jim worked as a sports copy editor at the Chattanooga Times and was news editor at the Dalton (Ga.) Daily Citizen.
Jim lives in the Ferger Place community near downtown Chattanooga.
Bicycle commuting is a growing trend in bigger cities across the country, and Chattanooga has seen its own growth among folks who live closer to the city center.
A full season of competitive fishing awaits both professional and amateur anglers throughout the Chattanooga area this year.
SORBA rolls out new trail race series
For Michael Long, the past year has been a huge learning experience.
Cycle Sports Concepts bike shop on Main Street in Chattanooga recently helped make biking possible for young riders who might not have had a chance to ride otherwise.
As an incentive for anglers, the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency has the Tennessee Angler Recognition Program to recognize trophy catches made throughout the year.
While winters in Chattanooga can be chilly and sometimes even downright cold, it’s still a relatively simple area for those who want to stay on the bicycle year round.
The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency has made it even easier to access information on hunting and fishing in the state and keep your fishing license up to date.
Jeff Rhoda has an obsession, and he wants to share it.
Local groups push the pedal on making downtown more bike-friendly.
These are heady days for fishing in the Chattanooga area, especially Chickamauga Lake, and 2014 promises to be even better.