Tornado Tim

Tornado Tim author and storm chaser

Who is Tornado Tim

Tornado Tim Storm chaser with Jaguar

Tim Baker, author of both fiction and non-fiction works, severe weather enthusiast, and avid fitness guru. Known around the world as Tornado Tim, due to his videos and TV show appearances, Tim has over 20 years of experience chasing down severe weather and filming tornadoes. He frequently speaks at business conventions where he ignites the imaginations of audiences as he shares stories about his tornado filming experiences.  Today he uses his free time to explore the mountains of Colorado, and chase tornadoes on the plains. 


Tornado Tim is the one you want if you are looking for an exciting interview with plenty of enthusiasm. Reporting is available for radio or TV interviews about severe weather. He will share his passion for severe weather in every interview and being both an author and tornado chaser, he will speak from experience with clarity.

Experienced in both radio and TV, he has been on CNN, The Discovery channel, local and national TV and radio shows. He also have international experience working with France TV 2, NTV Russian network and Japanese TV networks and am a regular on the BBC radio network. He gladly welcomes working with international crews and will do everything possible to get you a great story.

Here is a list of some of the work he has done

TV Episodes:

  • Globo Brazilian Television
  • Weather Channel, Tornado Road, 2009/2010, check the Weather Channel for reruns
  • Smash Cuts TV, featuring the Kirksville, Missouri tornado
  • Tru TV, Top 25 Most Shocking Escapes from Death

    Tornado Tim is someone you can trust.  I represent a new breed of chaser, giving you the heartbeat of the new chasing subculture.  In addition to tornado/storm chasing, I have a private pilot’s license, have authored books, enjoy photo/video journalism and am frequently a guest speaker on tornadoes and severe weather.

More TV and Radio Station experience:  

  • Feb 2008, BBC, interview about the Feb 5th tornadoes
  • Feb 2008, Biography Channel, Urban Legends episode
  • Mar 2007, Hollywood Studio work
  • Apr 2007, Hutchinson, Kansas Rotary Club, Stringer Fine Arts Center, guest speaker
  • May 2007, BBC Radio, interviews
  • May 2006, French TV, France 2, Marin County, TX, tornado chase
  • May 2006, Denver 9 News, Denver 2 News, CBS News 4, interview for my work in area high schools on tornado education
  • Jun 2006, CBS News, Father’s Day Tribute special featuring my daughter and I tornado chasing
  • Nov 2006, Japanese broadcast, featured tornado educator
  • Dec 2006, LBC 97.3 Radio, interview about tornadoes in London
  • Sep 2005, BBC Top Gear Magazine, feature article
  • Nov 2005, MSNBC TV, interview
  • May 2004, NTV Russian TV Network, featured storm chaser
  • May 2003, CNN, live on-air as I chased tornado-producing storms in Kansas

There are many more unlisted works he has been a part of.
Click this to see videos of some of his work