Dana Tyler CBS, Biography and Wiki
Dana Tyler is a well-known American news anchor and reporter at WCBS-TV in New York City and anchors the station’s 6 PM newscast. She also hosts Eye on New York, a half-hour weekly community affairs program for WCBS.
Tyler began her journalism career at WBNS-TV Channel 10 in Columbus as an intern and was promoted to a reporter in 1981. In 1987, she launched a statewide show called Heart of Ohio and won an Emmy for her work on the show. On July 16, 1990, Dana moved to New York and joined WCBS-TV as a weekend anchor and reporter. Moreover, she was part of the first African American team in the New York market to anchor a newscast.
Currently, she anchors the station’s 6 PM newscast and hosts Eye on New York, a half-hour weekly community affair program for WCBS. She also features in several annual local specials including CBS 2 at Tony’s, CBS 2 at the Mer, and Tunnel to Towers Run. Tyler has had an amazing tenure at WCBS-TV working there for over 30 years. She won The New York Association of Black Journalists Lifetime Achievement Award in 2014. In addition, she received two Emmy Awards in 2003.
Dana Tyler’s Age and Birthday
Tyler was born on November 24, 1958, in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, and grew up in Worthington, Ohio, United States. She is 64 years old.
Dana Tyler Height and Weight
Tyler stands at a height of 5 feet 6 inches (1.68 m) tall and weighs about 55 kg (121 lbs).
Dana Tyler Family
The journalist was born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, and grew up in Worthington, Ohio, United States. Tyler is the daughter of Waldo H. Tyler who was a pharmacist in Columbus.
Dana Tyler Education
Tyler attended Worthington High School and later joined Boston University’s School of Management and graduated in 2001 with a bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism and marketing.
Dana Tyler Husband
Tyler was engaged to Phi Collins from 2006 until 2015. Phil decided to end their relationship to reconcile with his ex-wife whom they had divorced almost eight years before. The two are parents of two sons namely Nicholas and Matthew.
Dana currently resides in Stamford, Connecticut, and is yet to be married again.
Dana Tyler Salary
Tyler receives an annual salary of about $96,5000 from her work as a news anchor for CBS2 News in New York.
Dana Tyler’s Net Worth
Tyler has been in the journalism industry for more than three decades. The veteran journalist has an estimated net worth of $2 million.