Since his first professional radio job as a producer and news writer at Cleveland's WIXY 1260 Top 40 station, Tim Smith has held various positions in broadcasting and for other organizations and businesses. After receiving his M.A. in journalism from The Ohio State University, Tim began a career in marketing and communications, higher education, health care, politics, manufacturing and finally got back to broadcasting at WBGU-PBS in Bowling Green, Ohio, where he had worked as a news anchor in his undergrad years.
After 11 years, Tim continued in public broadcasting at Cleveland's public broadcasting stations, Purdue public radio, and then switched gears to become communications director for The Center for Social Concerns at the University of Notre Dame. He joined WKSU in November of 2005.
Tim enjoys being back in Northeast Ohio and presenting WKSU's great mission and audience to businesses and organizations as part of the station's development department. A fast car enthusiast, Tim lives in a quiet neighborhood in Kent where he and his Boxer dog, Majah, love to walk no matter the weather. Tim enjoys creative writing, movies, reading and, of course, OSU football.