Dana Tyler is a popular TV personality most known as an anchor and reporter of WCBS-TV. After a long time struggle, she well established herself in the field of mass media.
Early Life and Education
Dana Tyler was born on November 24, 1958, in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, US. She was raised by her parents along with her siblings.
Tyler did her schooling from Worthington High School and earned her degree in Journalism from The Boston University. She was passionate about writing news and used to write school newsletter.
Pursuing her dream career, Dana worked at WBNS- TV in Columbus for several years. Later, she joined WCBS- TV as weekend anchor and reporter in 1990. Tyler was part of the first African-American team in New York market to anchor a newscast. In 2007, as a replacement of Roz Abrams, she featured in WABS- TV as an anchor.
Besides anchoring, she also appeared on 'Everybody Loves Raymond' - the episode of Robert’s Rodeo as a promoter of an upcoming news story. Next, she performed in the movie ‘Small Time Crooks’ portraying Woody the television reporter.
During her time with WCBS, she worked alongside popular TV news anchors including Brian Williams, Ernie Anastos, John Johnson, Ira Joe Fisher and many others. Then, she had an opportunity to be an anchor desk partner for Jim Jensen.
Tyler continuously showed her talent and skills through her performance. As of 2017, she is still a news anchor and reporter at WCBS-TV in New York City hosting the 6 pm newscast.
The 59-year-old Dana was dating Phil Collins. Phil is a popular musician, producer, and an actor plus songwriter. The duo split up after ten years of their relationship.
According to the source, Collin dumped Dana to reconcile with his ex-wife, Orianne Cevey. After her breakup, Tyler has remained single.
As an anchor and reporter Dana earns a good sum of money. With the annual salary of $70,000, she has a staggering net worth of around $2 million.
Dana Tyler Affairs
First Affair with Phil Colins
News anchor and reporter Dana Tyler was previously in a romantic relationship with Phil Collins. The duo split up after 10 years of relationship.