STAMFORD, Conn. -- Happy birthday to Stamford’s Dana Tyler!
Tyler, who has owned a home in Stamford, turns 57 on Tuesday. The anchor and reporter was born Nov. 24, 1958, in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
Tyler began her career at WBNS-TV in Columbus, Ohio, and later moved to WCBS in 1990 as weekend anchor and reporter.
She hosted "Eye on New York," a half-hour weekly community affairs program for WCBS. At WCBS. she worked as an anchor and reporter for 23 years.
She also worked on several annual local specials: "CBS 2 at Tony's," "CBS 2 at the Met" and "Tunnel to Towers Run." She currently anchors CBS-2 News at 6 p.m.
She was part of the first African-American team in the New York market to anchor a newscast.
In 2000, she guest starred as herself on "Everybody Loves Raymond" and also did a cameo in the Woody Allen film, "Small Time Crooks," as a television reporter.
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