Jeremy Acree was added to the Nooga.com staff in August 2011 as a sports reporter and high school editor. In addition to being the lead sports reporter for all things high school, he will also cover some University of Tennessee Chattanooga sports. While attending UTC from 2006-10, Acree worked as a freelance reporter for the Chattanooga Times Free Press, was the managing editor with the University Echo and ultimately landed as an intern at The Tennessean, writing features and covering high school athletics. Upon graduating in 2010, Acree spent ten months serving with AmeriCorps NCCC. During that time he worked with the U.S. Forest Service as a Wildland Firefighter in the Pike/San Isabel National Forest.