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Tim grew up in Oshawa east of Toronto and he attended O'Neill Collegiate and Vocational Institute, and had a part time job at a grocery store. Tim joined a band during high school, which played handfuls of shows over southern Ontario during their high school years. After high school Tim went to Durham College to study fire fighting. After Graduating from the fire fighting program Tim worked as a Fire Protection Officer at an automotive factory before deciding to go back to school for Wood Working. He moved to Kitchener and attended Conestoga College.
In his time as a MuchMusic VJ, Tim hosted numerous shows including Much On Demand, Much Adrenaline, Much Take Over, On Set, The Shift and My Date With, as well as hosting specials like Buck Naked in Barbados, Spring Break, Hot N Wet, and the Much Music Video Awards. Tim has interviewed such bands/stars as the Jonas Brothers, Justin Bieber, Hedley, Mel C (Spice Girls), The All American Rejects, Kesha, Katy Perry, Timbaland, Jerry Seinfeld, Sean "Diddy" Combs, 3OH!3, Boys Like Girls, and Amanda Crew. Deegan filmed his last shift at MuchMusic on September 2, 2010.
Tim worked in association with ApprenticeA, he was a producer and one of the co-directors for the documentary "Vlogumentary" which includes YouTube vloggers such as The Shaytards, CTFxC, BFvsGF, WheezyWaiter, and the VlogBrothers.
After working at MuchMusic for five years, Tim took his love for music and TV/Video and has now moved into directing and producing music videos. Directing videos for country artist Leah Daniels, Where Do I Go and We Got Snow, as well as other videos for smaller emerging artists.
- "Q & A: Tim Deegan". Toronto Life. June 2006. Retrieved 2009-08-11.[dead link]