Dana Tyler Bio, Age, CBS, Family, Husband, Height, Salary, Net Worth

Dana Tyler
Dana Tyler

Dana Tyler Biography

Dana Tyler is a renowned American news anchor and reporter currently working at WCBS-TV in New York City. She anchors the 6 p.m. newscast. She joined the station on July 16, 1990. In addition, she hosts Eye on New York, a half-hour weekly community affairs program for WCBS, and several annual local specials: CBS 2 at the Met, CBS 2 at Tony’s, and Tunnel to Towers Run.

Tyler began her career as an intern at WBNS-TV Channel 10 in Columbus and was later promoted to the role of a reporter in 1981. In 1987, the station acquired its first satellite truck, and Dana, together with co-host Dave Kaylor, launched a statewide show called Heart of Ohio.

Moreover, Dana later won an Emmy for her work on the show, and, in 1986, she became a co-anchor of the station’s evening newscasts.

Dana later moved to New York, and in June 1990, to WCBS-TV as a weekend anchor and reporter. Alongside Reggie Harris, she was part of the first African-American team in the New York market to anchor a newscast.

In 1993, she moved up to the 5:00 p.m. and 11:00 p.m. newscasts. At WCBS-TV, Dana has worked alongside other well-known television news anchors in New York City, including Brian Williams, Jim Jensen, John Johnson, Ernie Anastos, Ira Joe Fisher, Michele Marsh, and Roz Abrams.


Besides, she also worked alongside Don Dahler, Chris Wragge, and Stephen Clark. Tyler remained in her post through a major staff reduction in November 1996, when several of the station’s on-air personalities, including Harris, Marsh, and Johnson, were fired.

Moreover, Dana returned as the anchor on WCBS’s 11 p.m. newscast, and similarly, to her 6 p.m. duties, together with Jim Rosenfield, on April 17, 2006, as part of a shakeup in anchors where no one stayed in their old capacity.

She replaced Roz Abrams, a veteran WABC-TV anchor, who had replaced her a few years ago, only to be replaced again by Kristine Johnson in 2007. Additionally, in July 2020, Tyler celebrated 30 years at WCBS-TV.

Dana Tyler Age

How old is Dana? Dana is 64 years old as of 2022. The WCBS-TV journalist was born on November 24, 1958, in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, the United States of America. In addition, she celebrates her birthday on the 24th of November every year, and her zodiac sign is Sagittarius.

Dana Tyler Family

Tyler was born to her father Waldo H. Tyler, a pharmacist in Columbus. Her great-great-grandfather was James Seneca Tyler, the first-ever black clerk of the Ohio House of Representatives.

Moreover, her great-grandfather was Ralph Waldo Tyler, a political correspondent, a society editor, and a political correspondent at The Columbus Dispatch, and the first accredited African-American war correspondent to report on African-American soldiers stationed overseas during World War. Dana grew up in Worthington, Ohio, a suburb of Columbus.

Dana Tyler Education

Tyler went to Worthington High School for her secondary education. Later on, she got a scholarship and graduated with a degree in journalism from Boston University.

Dana Tyler Husband

Is Dana married? Dana has never been married. Previously, she was in a relationship with Phil Collins, an English songwriter, and pop superstar. The duo was dating secretly, and after four years of dating, they announced and confirmed their relationship.

However, after eight years of dating, they separated. The reason Dana broke up with Phil was that Phil decided to return to his ex-wife. She was so greatly affected by his decision that she took three months off from work to get over it.

Dana Tyler Height

Tyler stands at a height of about 5 feet 6 inches (1.8 m) tall with a moderate weight. In addition, she has dark brown eyes and dark brown hair.

Dana Tyler Jewellery

Tyler began the Dana Tyler Jewellery store back in 2008 during America’s latest recession. As a single parent, she had to strive more to secure the lives of her three children and also support her family and friends.

At that time, her bracelet fell off her wrist at a party. Ever since she felt the need for fine jewelry. With the realization that she had a passion for fashion, she began selling costume jewelry at the local flea market.

Dana Tyler Salary

Tyler receives an estimated annual salary ranging from $45,500 – $110,400.

Dana Tyler Net Worth

How much is Dana worth? Dana has an estimated net worth of $2 million. Her income is mainly attributed to her successful career as a journalist.

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