Tim has been working as a journalist since the tender age of 19. His career began at TV12, the local television station for the Isle of Wight, where he presented and produced many of the programmes, including the weekly news show Feature Focus.
A move to the big city followed, well, Portsmouth. Tim worked as a Reporter and Newsreader for Portsmouth Television and sister-station Southampton TV. This was his first taste of live TV news'¦
Many years news reading at radio stations followed, including BBC Southern Counties Radio, Power FM, Ocean FM, Spire FM, 2CR FM, Southern FM and the list goes on!
Tim also began working as a media trainer during this period, with two contractors for the MOD. Work included bespoke media training for officers at the Defence Media Operations Centre and working as a trainer for Flag Officer Sea Training in Plymouth.
BFBS opened a new chapter in Tim's journalism career in 2009, when he started freelance reporting for BFBS Reports.
In 2010, he was appointed a full-time staff reporter with British Forces News and has spent stints in Cyprus and Afghanistan as well as reporting from Germany, The Falklands, Gibraltar, Italy, Norway, the USA and Belgium.