Tim Owens

Date of Joining WATE: September 2020

Hometown: Mansfield, Ohio

Education: Ashland University

Previous Media Experience:

I spent the last six years as Sports Director at KTAL NBC 6 in Shreveport, LA. I’ve also worked at WTHI in Terre Haute, IN and WJHG in Panama City Beach, FL.

Personal Information:

I had the pleasure of covering the Super Bowl, Indianapolis 500, the College Football Playoffs as well as several other major sporting events.

I’m excited to be in East Tennessee covering the Orange & White Nation as well as the local athletes here on Rocky Top.

Outside Interests/Hobbies:

I love traveling, and watching sports. I enjoy good BBQ and consider myself a little bit of a food connoisseur.

What You Enjoy About Local News:

I love to tell local stories which impact young peoples lives.

Send Tim an email at towens@wate.com.

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