Tim White (newscaster/reporter)
|Dale Timothy White|
July 30, 1950 |
Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
|Allegiance||United States of America|
|Service/branch||United States Air Force Reserves|
|Years of service||1971–2006|
|Commands held||Air Force Doctrine Center
Director of Public Affairs, Office of the Secretary of the Air Force
Mobilization Assistant to Director of Strategic Communication
|Awards||Legion of Merit
Meritorious Service Medal
Air Force Commendation Medal
Tim White (born July 30, 1950) is an American Emmy Award - winning news anchor and investigative reporter known for his role as host of the popular FOX-TV / Sci Fi Channel / syndicated paranormal documentary series Sightings from 1992 to 1997. From 1999 to 2008, Tim was the co-anchor of the Evening News broadcasts for NBC-TV Affiliate WKYC-TV, Channel 3 in Cleveland, Ohio.
White, who was born Dale Timothy White in Detroit, and raised in nearby suburban Clare, Michigan, attended college at Michigan State University and the University of Southern California, and earned a doctorate in communications from the University of Maryland. He served in the Air Force Reserve, attaining the rank of brigadier general.
Accomplishments and awards
White's on-air television credits include WJZ-TV (Baltimore), WCVB-TV (Boston), and WTTG-TV (Washington, DC), where he won multiple Emmy awards anchoring Fox Morning News. He has also hosted programs for PBS, CBS-TV, CNN, Turner Broadcasting, Knowledge TV, Paramount Pictures, and Worldnet. White joined WKYC-TV Channel 3, Gannett's NBC affiliate in Cleveland, Ohio in 1999. White is also inducted into the Ohio Radio and Television Broadcasters Hall of Fame.
Dr. White is the president of Lives and Legacies Films, Inc. which has produced the PBS series First Person Singular, most notably a program on the life of Elie Wiesel. In September 2011, The Buffalo Bill Historical Center has made White the division director for the center's new Content and Programming (formerly Content) Division. White had been associated with the center for the past several years as a non-trustee member of the Development, Fundraising and Marketing Committee of the board of trustees. After managing his own news group company in Cody, Wyoming for the past few years, White currently resides in Arlington, Virginia.
Career as Air Force Reserve General
White retired from the Air Force Reserve as a Brigadier General on August 14, 2006. White had also served as Director of Public Affairs, Office of the Secretary of the Air Force, the Pentagon, Washington, D.C. and Mobilization Assistant to Director of Strategic Communication.
Major Achievements and Decorations
- Legion of Merit
- Meritorious Service Medal with oak leaf clusters
- Air Force Commendation Medal
- Joint Service Commendation Medal
Effective Dates Of Promotion
- Second Lieutenant - June 9, 1971
- First Lieutenant - May 15, 1973
- Captain - June 23, 1978
- Major - March 7, 1988
- Lieutenant Colonel - June 15, 1992
- Colonel - September 1, 1996
- Brigadier General - August 14, 2001
- Washington, Julie E (2008-12-11). "Tim White leaves WKYC Channel 3 this week". www.cleveland.com (The Plain Dealer). Retrieved 2009-01-23.
- "Tim White to leave WKYC after contract". wkyc.com. 2008-10-16. Retrieved 2009-01-23.
- (Tim) White named Division Director (of Buffalo Bill Historical Center), Billings Business, September 4, 2011, accessed 2011/12/13.
- Tim White Interview at Famous Interview Website
- Elie Wiesel: First Person Singular
- White's military career bio at Air Force Link Website, dated 8/14/2006
Judd Hambrick (as WKYC News with Judd Hambrick and Donna Terrell), 1995-1999
with coanchor with Romona Robinson (as WKYC news with Tim White and Romona Robinson)
1999 – 2008