Tim Healey


Tim Healey is a former writer for ThoughtCo who contributed articles on the automotive industry. He began his automotive career working in dealership service departments before switching to journalism. Healey started his second career as associate editor of Consumer Guide Automotive, then freelanced for outlets including Iguida.com, Examiner.com, High Gear Media, and AutoGuide, covering breaking automotive news and writing car reviews. He later became senior writer at  Web2Carz.com and managing editor at The Truth About Cars. He is a member of the Midwest Automotive Media Association and attends all four major auto shows.


  • Bachelor's degree in communication from DePaul University
  • Master's degree in journalism from DePaul University

ThoughtCo and Dotdash

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