Dana Tyler Biography
Dana Tyler is an American news anchor who currently anchors CBS 2 News at 6 p.m. She joined the station in 1990 as a weekend co-anchor and reporter.
Dana Tyler Age
Tyler is 63 years old as of 2021. She was born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States. She celebrates her birthday on 24th November every year.
Dana Tyler Height
Tyler stands at a height of 5 feet and 6 inches (1.8 m) tall.
Dana Tyler Family
Tyler has managed to keep her personal life away from the limelight hence she has not disclosed any information about her parents. It is also not known if Tyler has any siblings.
Dana Tyler Husband
Tyler is very private about her personal life therefore it is not known if she is in any relationship. She was previously in a relationship with Phil Collins from 2006 until 2014. The two had met after he separated from his better half. Collins and Dana dated for 8 years and they separated after Collins decided to reconcile with his ex-wife whom they had divorced almost eight years back. Tyler now resides in Stamford.
Dana Tyler Net Worth
Tyler has an estimated net worth of about $1 Million – 5 Million which she has earned through her career as an anchor.
Dana Tyler Salary
Information about how much Tyler receives is currently under review and will be updated as soon as the information is available.
Dana Tyler Education
Tyler was honored with the Distinguished Alumni Award from her alma mater, Worthington High School in Worthington, Ohio in 2007. She attended St. John’s University at Staten Island where she received an honorary Doctorate of Letters degree in 2008. In 2001, Tyler received the Alumni Award for Distinguished Service from Boston University’s School of Management from which she graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in marketing and broadcast journalism.
Dana Tyler Career
In August of 2014, she received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the New York Association of Black Journalists. In 2012, Tyler received a New York Emmy Award for Community Service, for co-hosting the “The Tunnel to Towers Memorial Run”. Tyler was also was nominated in 2012 for her report “Amy’s Story” in the Health Special: “Race for the Cure”.
In 2010, Tyler received two Emmy Awards for her reporting of “Heather and Stacy’s Story” in “Race for the Cure,” and for anchoring the Breaking News Story: “Flight 1549 Lands in the Hudson River.” In 2003, she received Emmy Awards for anchoring the Breaking News Story: “New York City Blackout” and for anchoring the Outstanding Single Newscast: “CBS 2 News at 11: City Hall Shooting.” In 1996, Tyler received an Emmy for anchoring the Outstanding Single Newscast: “New York City Subway Firebombing.”
In 2011, she was honored by the Friars Club in its annual “Salute to News Veterans.” In 2006 she received a New York Association of Black Journalists Award for her report on Broadway’s “The Color Purple” and in the following year she was honored in the McDonald’s annual salute to “Black Broadcast Legends.”
Apart from her general assignment reporting and feature stories, she has hosted the “Tunnel to Towers Run” and participated in CBS 2 sponsored events including the Susan G. Komen “Race for the Cure” which creates awareness about breast cancer.
She worked for more than a decade on the Board of Trustees of Learning Leaders, the 7,000-member volunteer organization which was dedicated to the education of New York City public school students.
She started her broadcasting career as an intern at WCOL Radio and WBNS-TV in Columbus, Ohio. Tyler was a general assignment reporter and anchor for WBNS and received an Ohio Valley Emmy Award in 1988 as Outstanding Anchor for her work on the popular “Heart of Ohio” broadcasts. In 1990, Tyler and the late Reggie Harris became the first African-American anchor team in New York on WCBS-TV.
Dana Tyler CBS 2 New York
Tyler is currently working at CBS 2 New York where she works alongside other famous CBS 2 New York anchors and reporters including;
- Elise Finch
- Otis Livingston
- Steve Overmyer
- Lisa Rozner
- Kristine Johnson
- Cindy Hsu
- Chris Wragge
- Hazel Sanchez
- Dick Brennan
- Ali Bauman
- Lonnie Quinn
- Tony Aiello
- Vanessa Murdock
- Mary Calvi
- Jessica Moore