Tim Deegan

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Tim Deegan (born in Oshawa, Ontario)[1] is a former VJ on MuchMusic, a music television station in Canada.

Early life[edit]

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.

MuchMusic[edit]

Tim auditioned for the VJ Search at Fairview Park Mall in Kitchener, Ontario and eventually won the competition months later, by public vote.

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.[2]

ApprenticeA[edit]

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.

Contiki Road Trips[edit]

In 2012 and 2013, Deegan was host for the Road Trip video episodes(filmed by ApprenticeA) on the Contiki YouTube channel for the company's YouTuber trips to Europe(2012) and Australia(2013).

Music Videos[edit]

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, We Got Snow and Go Back as well as other videos for smaller emerging artists.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Q & A: Tim Deegan". Toronto Life. June 2006. Archived from the original on August 15, 2007. Retrieved 2009-08-11. 
  2. ^ http://timothydeegan.blogspot.com/2010/09/goodbye-much-music.html

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