Tim Trudell is a freelance writer and online content creator based in Omaha, Nebraska. Besides contributing to Living Here, he has also written for other outlets, including the Omaha World-Herald, Omaha CBS affiliate KMTV, Omaha Magazine, Nebraska Magazine, TravelAwaits, Living Here Midwest, Culture Crush, and RentPath. Tim and his wife Lisa have written the travel blog thewalkingtourists.com since 2011, primarily focusing on Midwest attractions. An author, Tim and Lisa have co-written 100 Things to Do in Omaha Before You Die, Unique Eats and Eateries of Omaha, and 100 Things to Do in Nebraska Before You Die. Working as a team, Tim writes the books and Lisa manages social media, sales, and promotion. They also contributed a chapter on Nebraska scenic highways for Midwest Road Trip Adventures.

As a former community journalist for about 10 years, Tim’s background also includes working as a project manager and a team manager for telecom account managers. His love for writing led him back to the profession as a freelance writer. Besides travel, Tim enjoys writing about personal profiles, sports, military, and veterans attractions, as well as minority issues and accomplishments.

Tim enjoys traveling the Midwest and the Pacific Northwest (where his two daughters live), as well as the rest of the United States. As a sports fan, Tim cheers on teams for the University of Nebraska, Nebraska-Omaha, Creighton, and the University of North Dakota. He’s lived with the ups and downs of being a Minnesota Vikings and Twins fan. As hockey fanatic, Tim roots for the St. Louis Blues and Seattle Kraken.

Tim and Lisa have two adult children from his first marriage, as well as three cat kids – Gus, Lassiter and Shawn.

Tim is a member of the American Society of Journalists and Authors, Native American Journalists Association, North American Travel Journalists Association, Society of Professional Journalists, American Indian Alaska Native Travel Association, and Midwest Travel Network.