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College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences

Faculty and Staff Profile

Timothy Whims

Web Developer
CBSHS Communications and Public Relations

Office: 309-H Edwards Hall

Phone: 864.350.1777


Personal Website:

Educational Background

Master of Arts Communication
Clemson University, Fall 2024 (expected graduation)

Bachelor of Arts Photography and Cinema
The Ohio State University, 1992


Timothy Whims is the web developer for the College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences. Tim has been with Clemson University since 2005, beginning in the position of Communications and Public Relations Coordinator.

Mr. Whims is a three-time nominated and two-time Emmy Award-winning journalist. Additionally, he has earned more than 20 first- and second-place awards for journalism/photojournalism including a National Headliner Award.

Previously held positions include:

  • Communications and Public Relations Coordinator - Clemson University
  • Editor-in-Chief/Director of Public Relations - Upfront Publishing;
  • Media Relations Coordinator - Prisma Health Greenville;
  • Web Developer - WYFF4.Com; and
  • Journalist/Photojournalist - WYFF-TV.

Research Interests

Strategic communication and AI mediated writing in the workplace.

Honors and Awards

  • Clemson University Professional Staff Award For Exceptional Performance and Outstanding Service

  • Emmy Award - Television News Photojournalist of the Year

  • Emmy Award - Collaborative Effort Photojournalism

  • Emmy Award Nominations x3

  • National Headliner Award for Journalism (2nd place)

  • Associated Press First & Second Place Awards For Journalism x9

  • Radio Television Digital News Association Gold & Silver Awards For Journalism x10


College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences

College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences
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