Dana Tyler Biography
Dana Tyler is an American anchor and reporter working at CBS2|WCBS-TV in New York City. She has been working for the station since joining on July 16, 1990.
Dana Tyler Education
Tyler went to Worthington High School in Worthington, Ohio where she attained her high school diploma. She, later on, joined Boston University where she attained her Bachelor’s degree in marketing and broadcast journalism.
Dana Tyler Career
Tyler serves as the anchor of CBS News at 6 p.m. and previously served as the weekend co-anchor and reporter. In addition to this role at the station, she also participated in WCBS-sponsored events like the Susan G. Komen “Race for the Cure” and hosted the “Tunnel to Towers Run.”
The New York Association of Black Journalists honored her with the Lifetime Achievement Award. She, later on, received New York Emmy Award in 2012 for co-hosting the “The Tunnel to Towers Memorial Run” and her service in the community. In addition to that, she also won several New York Emmy Award nominations and was nominated for her report “Amy’s Story” in the Health Special: “Race for the Cure” in 2012.
Prior to this award, she was honored with two Emmy Awards in 2010 for reporting “Heather and Stacy’s Story” in “Race for the Cure” and anchoring “Flight 1549 Lands in the Hudson River.” She also received an Emmy Award in 1996 for covering “New York City Subway Firebombing.”
Tyler started her journalism career at WCOL Radio and WBNS-TV in Columbus, Ohio where she interned. During her time at WBNS-TV, she also served as an anchor and general assignment reporter and won an Ohio Valley Emmy Award in 1988. Tyler and Reggie Harris were the first African-American anchor team in New York in 1990 on WCBS-TV.
Dana Tyler Age
Tyler is 62 years old as of 2020. She was born on 24 November 1958 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States. She celebrates her birthday on 24 November every year.
Dana Tyler Height
Tyler stands at a height of 5 feet 6 inches(1.8 m).
Dana Tyler Family – Parents
In Columbus, her father, Waldo H. Tyler, was a pharmacist. The elder Tyler created a popularity by ending the selling of tobacco in his shop in 1966. Her great-grandfather was James Seneca Tyler, the Ohio House of Representatives’ first black clerk. Ralph Waldo Tyler, a society editor and political reporter at The Columbus Dispatch and the first accredited African-American war correspondent to write on African-American forces serving abroad during World War I, was her great-grandfather.
Dana Tyler Husband
During a press junket for the Broadway musical Tarzan, Tyler met the singer Phil Collins. From 2006 until 2015, she had a friendship with Collins.
Dana Tyler Net Worth
Tyler has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 Million – $5 Million which she has earned through being a journalist.
Dana Tyler Salary
Tyler earns an annual salary ranging between $40,000 – $ 110,500.
Dana Tyler CBS 2
Tyler works at CBS 2 where she works alongside other famous CBS 2 anchors, reporters, meteorologists, and sports anchors including;
- Elle McLogan
- Andrea Grymes
- Sara Donchey
- Stacey Butler
- Nicole Comstock
- Marcia Kramer
- Jessica Moore
- Hazel Sanchez
- Audrina Bigos
- Robb Ellis
- Lisa Rozner
The table below answers some of the frequently asked questions about Tyler.
|Who is Tyler?||She is an American anchor and reporter|
|Age||62 years old as of 2020|
|Height||5 feet 6 inches(1.8 m)|
|Salary||$40,000 – $ 110,500|
|Net Worth||$1 Million – $5 Million|