Tim Hanson is a morning reporter and photographer at WHNT News 19. He is originally from Tolna, North Dakota, but has lived all over the country because of his time in the military.
Tim joined the United States Army in 2001, where he got his first taste of storytelling as a broadcast journalist in the 19th Public Affairs Detachment. His time in the service took him around the world including tours in Iraq and Afghanistan.
After an honorable discharge from the Army in 2007, Tim attended the University of Texas at Arlington where he received his Bachelors of Communications degree.
Tim started at WHNT News 19 as a director in 2009, but has since transitioned to a photographer and morning reporter.
In his free time, Tim enjoys hanging out with his wife, Kim, and their chihuahua, Peewee.