Tim R. Swartz is an Indiana native and Emmy-Award winning television producer/videographer, and is the author of a number of popular books including "The Lost Journals of Nikola Tesla", "America's Strange and Supernatural History", "Tim R. Swartz's Big Book of Incredible Alien Encounters", "Gef The Talking Mongoose", "Time Travel: Fact Not Fiction", "Richard Shaver-Reality of the Inner Earth", "Admiral Byrd's Secret Journey Beyond the Poles", and is a contributing writer for books such as, "Brad Steiger's Real Monsters, Gruesome Critters, and Beasts from the Darkside", and "Real Ghosts, Restless Spirits and Haunted Places."
As a photojournalist, Tim Swartz has traveled extensively and investigated paranormal phenomena and other unusual mysteries from such diverse locations as the Great Pyramid in Egypt to the Great Wall in China. He has worked with national and international television networks. He has also appeared on the History Channels program "Ancient Aliens" and the History Channel Latin America series "Contacto Extraterrestre."
His articles have been published in magazines such as Mysteries, FATE, Strange, Atlantis Rising, UFO Universe, Flying Saucer Review, Renaissance, and Unsolved UFO Reports.
As well, Tim Swartz is the writer and editor of the online newsletter Conspiracy Journal; a free, weekly e-mail newsletter, considered essential reading by paranormal researchers worldwide.