About Tim Yoder

Tim Yoder is a highly respected and talented producer, photographer, host, editor and graphics designer for RSU Public Television. He has 33 years of commercial and public television experience. Currently in his 22nd year with RSU Public Television, Tim has produced, directed, photographed and edited hundreds of hours of original prime-time programming. His series and documentary work have garnered on the national level • Cine Special Jury Award • Cine Golden Eagle Award • Nine Telly Awards • Two Davey Awards • Two National Educational Telecommunications Association Awards • New York Festivals International Television & Film Awards Finalist • Gabriel Certificate of Merit. On the regional and state level Tim has also been recognized dozens of times. Some highlights include: • Two Heartland Emmy Awards • Five Heartland Emmy Nominations • Multiple Oklahoma Association of Broadcasters Awards • Multiple Oklahoma Society of Professional Journalists Awards • Multiple Oklahoma Historical Society Awards • Oklahoma Tourism RedBud Award In addition to his local productions Tim produced, hosted and edited the nationally distributed Public Television series ‘Woodturning Workshop’. The program at its peak reached over 97% of the nation’s households. He was awarded a Heartland Emmy for that program in 2011. 65 individual episodes were produced during the show’s four year run. In 2010 Tim produced, co-wrote, photographed and edited the documentary ‘Will Rogers and American Politics’. It quickly became the most awarded production in the history of RSU Public Television. The highlight was the Cine Special Jury Award naming the documentary one of the 5 best productions in the nation for 2010. In addition, ‘Will Rogers and American Politics’ was awarded the Cine Golden Eagle Award, three Telly Awards, two National Educational Telecommunications Association Awards, a Gabriel Award Certificate of Merit, an Outstanding Achievement Award from the Oklahoma Association of Broadcasters and was a finalist in the New York Festivals International Television & Film Awards During his 10 year tenure at the Tulsa CBS affiliate KOTV Tim was the most awarded television news photographer in the region. Highlights included winning the 1990 National Press Photographers Association ‘Television Spot News Photographer of the Year’. His winning entry competed against over 800 other photographers including the ABC, CBS, NBC and CNN coverage of the Tiananmen Square Massacre in China.

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Visit the Andy B's Family Entertainment Center in Tulsa, the Peaches’ Sidewalk Autographs in Tulsa and Nouveau - Atelier de Chocolat in Broken Arrow. GCP&P Season 2, episode 12

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Visit the Sam Noble Museum in Norman, meet Tulsa woodturning artist Ron Fleming, and tour the Coleman Theatre Beautiful in Miami. GCP&P Season 2, episode 8

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Visit the Wild Heart Ranch Wild Animal Rescue in Claremore, Route 66 Village in Tulsa, and the Creek council House Museum in Okmulgee. GCP&P Season 2, episode 7

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Visit the Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art in Shawnee, Birdhouses by Mark-Sperry in Broken Arrow, and The Route 66 Ribbon Road in Miami. GCP&P Season 2, episode 5