Dana Tyler Bio | Wiki
Dana Tyler is an American journalist working as a reporter and anchor working for CBS2 News New York. She joined CBS News in 1990 serving as a co-anchor and reporter. Currently, she anchors the station’s news at 6 p.m.
Before joining CBS News, Dana worked at WCOL Radio and WBNS-TV in Columbus, Ohio where she began her career as an intern. She later served as a general assignment reporter and anchor for WBNS and got an award as an outstanding Anchor.
Dana Tyler Age
She was born on November 24, 1958, in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, in the United States of America. Dana is 64 years old and celebrates her birthday on November 24.
Dana Tyler Height
She is a woman of average stature. Dana stands at height of 5 ft 6 in (Approx 1.8 m).
Dana Tyler Parents | Family
She was born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, and brought up in Worthington, Ohio, a suburb of Columbus. Dana’s father Waldo H Tyler, worked in Columbus as a pharmacist. The eldest Tyler caused notoriety in 1966 for ending the sale of cigarettes in his store. Moreover, her great-great-grandfather named James Seneca Tyler served as the first clerk of the Ohio House of representatives.
Also, Dana’s great-granddad Ralph Waldo Tyler worked at The Columbus Dispatch as a society editor and political correspondent. In addition, he was the first authorized African-American war correspondent to cover the African-American soldiers stationed overseas throughout World War I.
Dana Tyler Married | Husband
She met Phil Collins, a drummer during a press junket for the Broadway musical Tarzan. The couple dated for a period of nine years from 2006 to 2015. Phil chose to end their relationship to reconcile with his ex-wife whom they had divorced almost eight years back. Dana and Phil are parents to two sons named Nicholas and Matthew. Currently, she resides in Stamford, Connecticut. Moreover, Dana is also a recreational golfer with a handicap in the high 20s.
Dana Tyler Education
she grew up in Worthington City, Ohio, and earned her high school diploma from Worthington High School where she was a cheerleader. In addition, Dana was also part of a local Girl Scout troop. She attended Boston University’s School of Management and graduated in 2001 with a bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism and Marketing.
Dana Tyler Illness
In the year 2016, Dana took three months off to nurse her broken heart after Phil Collins decided to end his 10 years of relationship to get back with his ex-wife. He had been close with his ex-wife Orianne Cevey following their divorce for the well-being of her son. The CBS2 news anchor blamed
un-diagnosed post-natal depression for their separation. Due to complications after surgery on a slipped disc, Dana was left partially paralyzed. Thankfully, she recovered and went back on air resuming her duties as an anchor.
Dana Tyler CBS | News Anchor
She currently serves as an anchor for the 6 p.m newscast at CBS2 News in New York. Dana joined the station in 1990 working as a weekend reporter and co-anchor. She has received various accolades such as the lifetime Achievement Award, a New York Emmy Award for Community Service in 2012 for co-hosting the “The Tunnel to Towers Memorial Run” and many more. Moreover, Dana was nominated for her report “Amy’s Story” in the Health Special: “Race for the Cure” in 2012.
Besides general assignment reporting and feature stories she took part in CBS2 sponsored events including the Susan G. Komen “Race for the Cure” which raises awareness about breast cancer and has also hosted the “Tunnel to Towers Run”. Dana’s career in journalism kicked off at WCOL Radio and WBNS-TV in Columbus, Ohio where she served as an intern.
She later worked for WBNS as a general assignment reporter and anchor. Moreover, Dana was acknowledged with an Ohio Valley Emmy Award as an Outstanding anchor for her work on the famous “Heart of Ohio” broadcasts in 1988. She along with the later Reggie Harris was the first African-American anchor team in New York on WCBS-TV in 1990.
Some of Dana’s colleagues at CBS 2 include:
Jessica Moore – Anchor and Reporter
Hazel Sanchez – Anchor and Reporter.
Ali Bauman – Anchor and Reporter
Mary Calvi – Anchor and Reporter
Alice Gainer – Anchor and Reporter
Carolyn Gusoff – Anchor and Reporter
Tony Aiello – Anchor and Reporter
Chris Wragge – Anchor and Reporter
Natalie Duddridge – Anchor and Reporter
Cindy Hsu – Anchor and Reporter
Maurice DuBois – Anchor and Reporter
Elise Finch – Meteorologist
Vanessa Murdock – Meteorologist
Dana Tyler Salary
She earns quite an impressive amount from working as a news anchor for CBS2 News in New York. Dana’s average salary is $96,500 annually.
Dana Tyler Net Worth
She is a prominent journalist who has been serving in that field for quite some time. Over the years, Dana has managed to secure a decent fortune. Her estimated net worth is $1.5 million.
How Old Is Dana Tyler
She was born on November 24, 1958, in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, in the USA, and is currently 64 years old.
Where Is Dana Tyler Now
Dana has been working at CBS2 News since joining in 1990. Currently, she serves as an anchor of the 6 p.m newscast.
Is Dana Tyler Married
She is yet to be married. Dana previously dated Phil Collins, a drummer from 2006 to 2015. She shares two sons with Phil named Nicholas and Matthew.