Tim Barber Bio, Age, Wiki, family, Relationships And WJLA

Tim Barber Wiki

Tim Barber joined WJLA-TV/ ABC7 as a reporter in June 2016. Barber comes to us from WFTV in Orlando, Florida, in the US where he’d been a general assignment reporter for five years. Barber grew up in Grand Rapids, Michigan and graduated with honors from Elon University in North Carolina. His degree is in broadcast journalism with a minor in political science.

Tim Barber

 Tim Barber Biography

He interned for 60 Minutes, where he helped produce with the first interview with Michael Vick about the NFL’s player’s dogfighting ring, following Vick’s release from prison.

Reporter Tim Barber left WFTV-Channel 9 after five years to go to WJLA, the ABC affiliate in Washington, D.C. He works on nights Monday through Friday as a general assignment reporter.”I kind of grew up on Channel 9,” Barber, 28, said Friday. He started at Orlando’s ABC affiliate just months out of college when then-news director Bob Jordan hired him.

“In the WFTV newsroom, you either sink or swim,” Barber said. “I was thrown into the deep end and forced to swim. Luckily, Matt Parcell was the one who took me under his arm and was instrumental in my career.” Parcell, who was managing editor when Barber started, is now WFTV’s news director. Barber said he owed the last five years to Jordan, Parcell and several other mentors at the station.

“I’m supposed to say how disappointed I am to be losing Tim, but I really am happy to see him get a chance to show Washington, D.C., what he can do,” Parcell said. “Tim showed up from a small Texas market and had to figure out how to report at the level we require. He did it, and he did it very well. We’re glad he was on our team.”Barber’s left the station at the same time as anchor Bob Opshal’s.

One story that stood out for Barber was using autopsy reports to demonstrate the severity of Central Florida’s heroin problem. His other reporting ranged from explaining expansions at Walt Disney World to exposing fraud at assisted living facilities.

Barber grew up in Grand Rapids, he first started telling stories at Elon University’s student-run news program Phoenix14News. In the summer of 2008, he took off for New York City to intern at The Early Show. The following summer he returned to CBS to intern for the senior producer of 60 Minutes where he helped produce the Michael Vick story.

Two weeks after graduating college I was on the air in Lubbock, Texas at the local ABC affiliate, KAMC 28 News. The town was small but the stories were big. In his one year in Texas, he covered a flood, wildfires, a plane crash, the search for missing 13-year old Hailey Dunn, an oil spill in the Brazos River and the arrest of Lubbock terror suspect Khalid Aldawsari.

he was also the only local reporter to interview former Attorney General Alberto Gonzales after his grand jury charges were dropped. Barber said he would miss the people of Orlando the most. “I met a lot of great friends, friends I’ll fly back to see,” he said.

Tim Barber Age

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Tim Barber family

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Tim Barber Relationships

Tim barber is very secretive about his relationships and affairs but it is known that gay and according to his profile he likes funny, smart and stylish companion. his hobbies include golf traveling and food.

Tim Barber WJLA

Tim Barber joined WJLA-TV/ ABC7 as a reporter in June 2016.her are some of the articles written by him while at WJLA

1.Mystery virus: What’s killing, hospitalizing residents at Greenspring retirement center?

The symptoms usually start with a cough. In less than 2 weeks, a mystery virus at Springfield’s Greenspring Retirement Community has gotten 55 residents sick. Twenty have been hospitalized — some with pneumonia — and two people have died. 2 dead, 20 hospitalized by respiratory virus outbreak at Va. retirement community.

2. Historic segregation wall destroyed by Arlington flooding divides the neighborhood

Monday’s flood obliterated the brick wall in Laura Roger’s backyard. “My heart fell to my toes. I really felt sick to my stomach,” said Rogers. Bricks and concrete scattered across her garden, but the water also washed away part of history. During racial segregation in the 1930s, the wall kept the white neighborhood from the black Halls Hill neighborhood.

3.’This is my livelihood’: Community raises money for flooded Westover businesses

During Monday’s devastating flood, Kristy Peterkin swam out of her parent’s hardware store. “In the moment, all you are thinking about is, ‘This is my livelihood that I am losing,” said Peterkin. 40-years ago, Peterkin’s parents bought Ayers Variety and Hardware Store, which is along Washington Boulevard.

Tim Barber Net worth

A Reporter/Fill-In Anchor at WJLA-TV earns an average of $134,936, ranging from $132,719 at the 25th percentile to $137,109 at the 75th percentile, with top earners (the top 10%) earning more than $139,132.

Compensation is derived from fewer than 20 profiles, including base salary, equity, and bonus. Tim’s salary might be in the same category. his net worth is under review. we will update soon.

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