Tim Pulliam - Reporter at ABC11 WTVD
Tim celebrates nearly 15 years of award-winning TV journalism, covering breaking news, politics, tropical storms and crime throughout the southeastern United States. Tim is no stranger to the Triangle.

He grew up in Person County - just north of Raleigh-Durham. After working in Washington D.C. as a writer for various news publications and a media strategist for a nonprofit, Tim is happy to return home to his roots in North Carolina. You can find him covering local and breaking news weeknights on ABC11's television, digital, and mobile platforms.

His television career began in Wilmington, N.C. and later in Columbia, S.C. where he was a reporter and anchor. While in Columbia, Tim was honored with a Salute to Excellence Award from the National Association of Black Journalists and a local Media Champion Award from the Richland One Community Coalition for his in-depth coverage on synthetic drugs and its impact on young people. He was also president of the South Carolina Association of Black Journalists.

Tim's reporting adventures also took him to Florida where he broke several crime stories and covered high profile court cases, such as the verdict in the George Zimmerman trial. In 2015, his news reports on the Michael Dunn murder trial were featured in an award-winning HBO documentary titled "3 1/2 Minutes: Ten Bullets." The film examined the life and murder of unarmed Jacksonville teenager Jordan Davis.

In 2017, Tim Pulliam was named Reporter of The Year by the Associated Press and the Radio Television Digital News Association of the Carolinas.

Pulliam is a graduate of Winston-Salem State University. In 2019, the University named him among the top 40 alumni under the age of 40.

Pulliam earned his master's degree in communication from Johns Hopkins University. In 2016, he received a Salute to Excellence Award in Journalism during the National Association of Black and Hispanic Journalists convention.

Tim covered the historic opening of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington D.C., where he interviewed both Oprah Winfrey and Stevie Wonder. Read the story here.

When Tim is not covering the news of the day, his hobbies include physical fitness, exploring new restaurants, and traveling throughout the country and abroad.

Email Tim at tim.pulliam@abc11.com.

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Tim's Stories
Durham leader calls on 1,000 Black men to curb gun violence
The group is asking Black men from all walks of life to step up and join them.
Delayed justice for victims, families of violent crime during the pandemic
Attorneys say it typically takes a year or two for a criminal case to go to a jury trial. But because of the pandemic, there is a backlog of cases.
UNC geologists survey damage near epicenter of 5.1 magnitude earthquake in Sparta
Following the 5.1 magnitude earthquake in northwestern North Carolina, a UNC geology professor traveled right to the epicenter to survey damage.
Body camera video shows Durham officer trying to search teen before 2019 altercation at center of civil rights lawsuit
Tony Scott Sr. previously told ABC11 that his teenage son is traumatized and has never been the same.
President Trump touring Morrisville FUJIFILM facility working on COVID-19 vaccine Monday
President Trump is set to tour the FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies' Innovation Center on Monday afternoon. Trump will be shown the Bioprocess Innovation Center shortly after 3 p.m
What to know about President Trump's visit to the Triangle on Monday
President Trump is set to visit the Triangle on Monday to monitor the local effort to develop a vaccine against COVID-19.
Durham city leaders tackle recent gun violence after recent shootings
Durham city leaders addressed the recent gun violence that injured 10 people last week -- at least three of them being children -- during a Thursday afternoon work session.
COVID-19 pandemic magnifies digital divide affecting students at North Carolina schools
Pew Research says just 58 percent of Black households in the country own a computer, compared to 57 percent for Hispanic households and an overwhelming 86 percent for white households.
'Stop shooting, start living': Family, friends mourn loss of 12-year-old killed in Durham shooting
Family members, friends and teachers cried during a Wednesday night vigil in downtown Durham that honored Tyvien McLean, a 12-year-old who died just days after being shot in the head.
Wake County neighbors use caution at Falls Lake after 8-year-old drowns
The American Red Cross estimates 10 people drown every day-- and on average-- at least two of those victims under the age of 14.