Dana Tyler Biography
Dana Tyler is an award-winning journalist from the United States of America. Currently, Dana works at CBS 2 New York as a news anchor for CBS2 News at 6 pm. She anchors right before the CBS Evening News with a journalist called Norah ODonnell. Tyler is also a host for a WCBS half-hour weekly community affairs program known as ‘Eye on New York’. Dana also hosts other programs like CBS 2 at Tony’s, CBS 2 at the Met, and Tunnel to Towers Run.
In the year 2003, the journalist earned two Emmy Awards for covering 2003 shooting at New York’s City Hall and for reporting on the August 2003 blackout. Additionally, she has also earned The New York Association of Black Journalists Lifetime Achievement Award in the year 2014. Moreover, Boston University has also given her the Alumni Award for Distinguished Service from Boston University.
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Dana works at CBS 2 New York as a news anchor for CBS2 News at 6 pm. In addition, she also hosts other programs like CBS 2 at Tony’s, CBS 2 at the Met, and Tunnel to Towers Run. She also worked in the same station with Vanessa Murdock, Jim Axelrod, Dana Jacobson, and Elise Finch.
Tyler began her journalism career as an intern at WCOL Radio and WBNS-TV in Columbus, Ohio. The anchor also worked as a general assignment reporter and anchor for WBNS. She held her post at the station during a major staff reduction when several of the station’s on-air personalities were fired in November the year 1996
While at it, she received an Ohio Valley Emmy Award as Outstanding Anchor for her work on the popular “Heart of Ohio” broadcasts in 1988. In addition, she was among the first African-American team to anchor a newscast. She also had a cameo in the Woody Allen film Small Time Crooks as a television reporter.
Dana Tyler Education
The news reporter attended her hometown school called Worthington High School based in Worthington, Ohio. Afterward, Tyler got a scholarship to study at Boston University where she specialized in journalism and later graduated from the same school. Moreover, she also studied at St. John’s University and later graduated with an honorary Doctor of Letters Degree.
Dana Tyler Age
The American journalist was born on the 24th day of November in the year 1958, in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States. As of 2021, the journalist is 63 years old and her zodiac sign is Sagittarius. In addition, she is an American Citizen by birth. She is also said to be of African-American ethnicity.
Dana Tyler Height | Weight
The American news reporter is approximately 5 feet 6 inches (1.68 meters) tall. According to sources, Dana weighs 55 kg (121 lbs). In addition, she has blonde hair color and her eye color is dark brown. Her other body measurements are being looked at and will be updated once they are availed.
Dana Tyler Parents
The journalist was born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, and grew up in Worthington Ohio. Her father is called Waldo H. Tyler and has previously worked in Columbus as a pharmacist. Moreover, Dana’s father relocated from Florida to Worthington, Ohio together with his family in search of better employment opportunities.
In addition, Tyler’s great-grandfather was named Ralph Waldo Tyler. He worked as a society editor and political correspondent at The Columbus Dispatch. Moreover, Dana’s great-great-grandfather was known as James Seneca Tyler. James was the first black clerk of the Ohio House of Representatives.
There is not much information disclosed regarding her parents and siblings despite her being a public figure. Nonetheless, this information is still being looked at and will be updated once it is availed.
Dana Tyler Married | Phil collins
According to sources, it is said that Dana has never been married. However, Tyler has been in a romantic relationship with Phil Collins who is a drummer. The journalist met the drummer during a press junket for the Broadway musical called Tarzan. In addition, the two dated from the year 2006 before breaking up in the year 2015.
In addition, Dana enjoys playing golf and has a handicap in the high 20’s. The American journalist’s area of residence is in Stamford, Connecticut.
Dana Tyler Net worth | Salary
The news anchor has made quite a fortune from her broadcasting career for the many years she has served. In addition, her primary source of income is her journalism career. She stands at a net worth that is approximated to be between $2 Million – $5 Million. Moreover, her salary is estimated to be between $56,500 – $120,000 per annum.
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