Tim Erskin lives in Cupertino with his wife Jill, and both enjoy regular visits from extended family
● Born in California
● Menlo Atherton High School in 1973
● Made the grade as an auto mechanic starting in the ‘70’s
● Bought a video camera and a 3⁄4” editing system in 1987
● Became editor for Hammer Communications, Belmont, in 1989
● 1990 1999
o Worked as an independent contractor managing live threecamera productions
o Director of photography on a horror short subject
o Was heavily engaged in drag racing as head mechanic and engine builder and was involved in two successful racecars simultaneously
o Managed sound mixing for numerous lives acts at several Penninsula night clubs
o Began cycling as another hobby
o Began brewing beer as yet another hobby
● 1999 2005
o Volunteer at KMVTTV
o Assistant Producer, “Your 15 Minutes of Fame”
o Camera and postproduction work for Pig Iron Productions
● 2006 2007
o Cameraman for Mobile Productions, City of Sunnyvale
o Put more miles on his bicycle than on his car, by several thousand
o Volunteer at KMVTTV, handling audio for “Stranger Music”, and camera for sports productions: baseball, basketball, soccer, and even cricket.
Tim continues to work as an auto mechanic at Parker Automotive, a Saab specialist in
Mountain View, and enjoys cycling and video production as very active hobbies.
He’ll turn 61 next June.