Tyler Ryan

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Tyler Ryan is an award winning television and radio personality, writer, and speaker.  Tyler began his career in the decade of hair rock at a small radio station in Keene, NH.  After college, he found a niche as a country radio morning personality, and event host.  That high visibility position lead to him dabble in television as a spokesman and veejay at a local station.

Fast forward a decade..or so…and Tyler found himself on the air at Cat Country in Charleston,.  He also began honing his emcee and public speaking skills, along with continuing to work in television.

In 2005, Tyler was tapped to join a new country radio station in Columbia, as the morning show host, community liaison, and making frequent trips to Nashville to meet, build promotions, and interview some of the biggest country stars in the business.  Tyler also continued working in the community, serving on boards, and acting as emcee for over 100 community events a year.

In 2007, Tyler joined the Fox affiliate in Columbia as a weatherman.  That led him to anchoring and hosting the Fox morning show for several years.  While at Fox, Tyler produced many franchise programs, including an hour long look at basic training at Fort Jackson, and hosted a cooking competition show.

Tyler also covered hard news including the AME shooting in Charleston, the Gabbie Swainson disappearance, as well as several investigative pieces surrounding unsolved crimes, and the dangers of the Internet, and Columbia’s long search for a new Chief.

In 2013, Tyler was honored to be named the South Carolina Broadcasters Association Television Personality of the Year.

After a stint as a cruise director – yes, like Julie McCoy – In 2016, Tyler joined the team at ABC Columbia in September, as a weatherman and host for Good Morning Columbia and ABC Columbia News at Noon, as well as working on consumer affairs, cold cases, and other content.

Tyler also continues to be called upon as an emcee and public speaker, in the Midlands and beyond,  having hosted the Famously Hot New Year, Lexington Medical Center’s Women’s Night Out, The First Responders 9-11 Ceremony, Ian Beckles Blue and White Party in Tampa, and has hosted events for  The Tennessee Breast Cancer Coalition, SC Home Builders Association, various chambers of commerce, the Cancer of Many Colors event, and many other high profile events.

Tyler continues his work in the community, serving on various boards, including the YMCA, National Safety Council, and South Carolina First Responders Memorial.

Tyler is very proud to be a part of the ABC Columbia family, and the experience that exists within the station.


Friday Morning Forecast

Another chilly start, but today, the sun will bring not only a bright shine, but temps will reach the upper 50's, too!

Thursday morning forecast

A VERY cold start to Thursday, with clear skies on the way.  The sun, however, won't bring on a lot of heat, as temps won't get out of the 40's.  Also, be on the lookout for black ice this morning,…

Wednesday Mid-Day weather

We can expect a continued mix of rain and a bit of snow.  Although there may not be a lot of accumulation, the issue will be once the area drops below freezing, and all the rain and water becomes ice.…

The final days of Restaurant Week promises specials and great food

Grecian Gardens https://youtu.be/dvjOxtXjgg8 Thee Matriarch Bed and Breakfast https://youtu.be/tXFVWY4mbxE https://youtu.be/4n-ohSUp6ss Restaurant Week is wide open across South Carolina, with well over 100 eateries all over the state serving up their very best, often at a special price over an 11…

Wednesday morning forecast

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for Newberry, Fairfield, and Kershaw counties and a Winter Weather Advisory for Saluda, Lexington, Richland, Sumter, and Lee counties in effect until 7 p.m. Wednesday. Expect to see some snow…