Tim Saunders is an Emmy-award winning journalist who has worked in television news for more than 20 years. He joined the team at WDBJ7 in 2006.
Prior to joining WDBJ7, Tim spent three years at WHSV-TV in Harrisonburg, VA, where he worked as a reporter and weekend anchor. He started his broadcasting career in 1998 as a video editor for Roanoke’s NBC affiliate.
Tim is a native of Bedford County, where most of his family has lived for generations. He’s a 2002 graduate of Radford University, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in Media Studies. Tim holds a master’s degree in Broadcast Journalism from Syracuse University, where he graduated from the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications in 2003.
In addition to his work at WDBJ7, Tim is proud to teach future journalists and media professionals as an adjunct professor in the Communication Studies department at the University of Lynchburg.