Tim Waller brings more than two decades of experience to WYFF News 4, having covered virtually every type of story. He has interviewed Presidents, movie stars and musicians. He’s also reported live from the scene of tornados, plane crashes, prison riots, labor strikes and hostage situations. His News 4 Investigates reports, which explose injustices across the state, are consistently some of the most popular and talked about on the station.
Tim’s career in television news began in 1986 as anchor-reporter at WKPT-TV in Kingsport, Tennessee. After that, he worked as a general assignment reporter at WSAZ-TV in Charleston, West Virginia. He also worked as a live field reporter for WBNS-TV in Columbus, Ohio.
Tim joined WYFF 4 in 1994, where his first assignment was to cover the BB sniper who was shooting at vehicles along Interstate 85.
Tim has been honored with numerous awards, including an Emmy award for investigative reporting. He has also received dozens of Associated Press awards and was named South Carolina Reporter of the Year by the Radio Television Digital News Association of the Carolinas three times.
In addition to his role as a consumer and investigative reporter, Tim is the proud father of two daughters and he recently became a grandfather! Tim enjoys camping, hiking, skiing, exercising and heading off on spur-of-the-moment road trips. Tim’s personal hobbies include reading, cooking and collecting antique typewriters from the late 1800s and early 1900s.