"No," Tim says, "you never do get used to getting up so early!"
Tim Ryan has been co-anchoring FOX 4's Good Day since its inception and continues to drag himself out of bed for four and a half hours of non-stop news and fun every weekday.
Most of Tim's career in radio and television has been as a field reporter, with a mercifully brief stop in news management. In that time he's been lucky enough to meet everything from politicians to prisoners, celebrities and news makers and lots of ordinary people, who often prove to be the most interesting stories.
He's reported from five continents and covered major wars, minor conflicts, political campaigns, floods, fires, hurricanes and tornadoes.
One of Good Day's most popular weekly features is Friday morning's "Tell it to Tim."
It's irreverent and sometimes close to out-of-bounds.
"People tell me they can't leave for work on Fridays until they've seen 'Tell it to Tim.' It's strange, but true."
The most challenging part of the job, Tim says, is also what makes it fun and interesting: It's never the same.
Tim and his wife, Beth, are blessed to have the two greatest kids in the world (in his humble opinion), Meghan and Patrick. They're all terribly patient with his long history of keeping such strange hours.
E-mail Tim at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Viewers this week say what America needs is another Democratic email scandal and the return of COVID-19 -- believe it or not. It's Friday and time to Tell It To Tim.
Viewers this week have a new conspiracy theory and at least one Tell It To Tim viewer has an argument for opening bars in Texas. Thank goodness it's Friday!
Some of you say you've had it with sports. Plus, there are more whimpering and whining complaints in this Tell It To Tim.
It has been a rough week for the president. First there was an allegation that he said terrible things about U.S. troops and those who died in service to the country. Then there was a revelation that he intentionally downplayed the coronavirus. It's Friday and time to Tell It To Tim.
This week the speaker cries foul and the IRS gets its money. It's Friday so it's time to Tell It To Tim.
It's another emotional debate in which many people cannot see the other side. And welcome to political advertising season. It's Friday and time to Tell It To Tim.
The Democrats are on the attack and there are doubts about the postal service. But there's one thing this week we can all agree on -- finally! It's Friday and time to Tell It To Tim.
Viewers this week had a lot to say about Joe Biden's running mate and a school district that's requiring virtual learners to wear a uniform. It's Friday and time to Tell It To Tim.
Viewers this week had a lot to say about a word that some people can use but others cannot. Plus, one viewer talks about faith over fear. It's Friday and time to Tell It To Tim.
Viewers this week had a lot to say about kids returning to school. Plus, there is an increasingly bitter debate over a treatment for COVID-19 and a little love in the forecast. It's Friday and time to Tell It To Tim!