Tim was born in St. Cloud, Minnesota and was raised in Holdingford, Minnesota. He attended Minnesota State University Moorhead and graduated in the Spring of 2011 with a degree in Mass Communications with an emphasis in Broadcast Journalism. Tim started working at WDAY in the Spring of 2010 as a part-time Newsroom Assistant. He started working full-time in the Fall of 2011 as a Photographer. He joined the sports department in early 2014.