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Jack Lail

Title: MultiMedia Editor
Contact: 865-342-6801 | Send Jack an email

About Jack Lail

Biography

Jack Lail directs the editorial content on News Sentinel's Web sites. A native of North Carolina, he joined the News Sentinel in January 1984 and has a variety of editorial and online roles. He led the team that launched knoxnews.com in 1995 and govols.com (now called GoVolsXtra) in 1996. Both sites have won a number or regional and national awards.

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Jack Lail

Position History

  • MultiMedia Editor
    02/18/2010 - current
  • Director of News Innovation
    07/15/2008 - 02/18/2010
  • Managing Editor/MultiMedia
    06/07/2007 - 07/15/2008

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Recent Work

  • Reaction to Cuonzo Martin's exit from Tennessee Published 04/16/2014 at 9:26 a.m. 2 Comments

    Here is some of the reaction across the Internet to basketball coach Cuonzo Martin's decision to leave the University of Tennessee for the University of California.

  • The Tennessee baseball team is drawing national attention, but not for what you think Published 03/22/2014 at 11:33 a.m. 1 Comment

    Yes, the Tennessee baseball program caught some national attention this week. But it wasn't the team's pitching or hitting.

  • Butch Jones, Frank Beamer amp up football's 'Battle of Bristol' Published 03/16/2014 at 12:49 p.m. 1 Comment

    Tennessee football coach Butch Jones and Virginia coach Frank Beamer are amping up the excitement for the Battle of Bristol game on Sept. 10, 2016 at the Food City 500 on Sunday, March 16, 2014.

  • East Tennessee sees a half a foot of snow, but enjoy it today Updated 02/13/2014 at 10:48 a.m.

    The snow we waited for most of the day Wednesday didn't disappoint by evening, bringing about a half a foot of snow and snowball fun in Neyland Stadium and the University of Tennessee campus.

  • McClung warehouse fire heavily covered on Twitter Published 02/01/2014 at 1:04 p.m.

    Some social media reaction and photos to the McClung warehouse fire that began early Saturday morning, Feb. 1, 2014. The fire was heavily covered on social media by journalists, government officials, downtown residents and others.

  • Game on; Comcast down Published 11/09/2013 at 1:06 p.m.

    Comcast users in the greater Knoxville area watching the Tennessee-Auburn game went into a social media frenzy Saturday afternoon when they lost service. Many were reporting Comcast estimated the outage could last through the game.

  • Missed 'Book of Manning?' No problem Updated 09/27/2013 at 5:45 a.m. 3 Comments

    Miss ESPN's "Book of Manning" last night? No worries, ESPN's family of networks will give you a lot of chances to catch it.

  • Arian Foster: Tattletale or truth-teller? Published 09/21/2013 at 10:46 a.m.

    The video confession of Texans star running back Arian Foster that he took money while a college player at the University of Tennessee hit social media Friday and exploded. Here's some of the react. He was even called a prostitute ...

  • Remembering Bonnaroo 2013 in photos Published 06/17/2013 at 8:14 a.m.

    Here's a flash back of Bonnaroo 2013 in photos. It was magical, musical and more than a bit surreal. Was it a dream or was it a Bonnaroo?

  • Bonnaroo 2013 -- Day 4 Published 06/17/2013 at 7:25 a.m.

    Here's the Day 4 wrapup of the 2013 Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival in Manchester, Tenn. if the social media buzz is any indication, Knoxville's A.C. Entertainment and New York's Superfly Group should be smiling about putting on another great ...

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