Tim Wronka, who joined Bay News 9 in June 2017, now gets you where you need to go every morning as the Real-Time Traffic expert on Your Morning News.
An award-winning reporter, Tim has covered many impactful stories since joining Bay News 9 including hurricanes and severe weather, local elections, the COVID-19 pandemic, transportation issues and big events like the Super Bowl, World Series, and Stanley Cup playoffs.
A hometown boy, Tim went to East Lake High School in Tarpon Springs. He then stayed in the Sunshine State for college, graduating from Florida State University. Go 'Noles!
After school, he was a news and traffic anchor for AM 820 in Tampa. In 2009, he moved to Miami to work for Metro Networks, where he reported news and traffic on radio and TV stations across the state of Florida, including traffic on Bay News 9! He was also a photojournalist in Metro's helicopter, shooting video for the local TV stations.
In 2011, he moved to TV news full time as a reporter for WHSV in Harrisonburg, Virginia. He also co-anchored their 10:00 newscast every night.
In 2012, he moved to the ABC station in Richmond, Virginia, 8News WRIC. Among the big stories he was covered was the disappearance and murder of UVa student Hannah Graham from Charlottesville. He also covered sports, including the Washington training camp.
In 2015, he married his wife Anna and the two moved to Florida. He got a job with NBC-2 in Ft Myers, where he earned an Edward R. Murrow Award for his coverage of a fatal police shooting in Punta Gorda during a citizens academy event. He also covered the Pulse Nightclub shooting in Orlando.
He grew up in East Hanover, New Jersey near NYC before his family moved to Tampa Bay in high school. His family still lives in Palm Harbor, so he considers Tampa Bay home!
He loves all sports, especially college football. He is a season ticket holder to FSU football games. He's been a Disney fan his entire life and he spends a lot of time in Disney World. He also enjoys movies, reading and spending time with friends and family. He went to East
After school, he was a news and traffic anchor for AM 820 in Tampa. In 2009, he moved to Miami to work for Metro Networks, where he reported news and traffic on radio and TV stations across the state of Florida, including traffic on Bay News 9! He also flew in Metro's helicopter, shooting video for the local TV stations.