During her 20 years of broadcast experience, she has produced several special reports including an Emmy-nominated series on the impact of the Civil Rights movement on Bay Area students. She was also nominated for an Emmy for her series on San Francisco's homeless crisis. Most recently Tyler received an Emmy nomination for her contributions to the ABC7 6 p.m. newscast.
Along with her colleagues at ABC7, Tyler shares two of the highest honors in Broadcast Journalism for coverage of the 1989 Loma Prieta Earthquake. The George Foster Peabody Award and the Edward R. Murrow Award recognize excellence in reporting.
Carolyn has received numerous community awards including the Rosa Parks Legacy Award in 2006 from the A. Philip Randolph Institute and the Media Award from the Bay Area Coalition of 100 Black Women.
Tyler has received specialized journalism training at Vanderbilt University and at the USC Annenberg School for Communication in collaboration with the Poynter Institute.
Tyler holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Broadcasting from the University Of Wyoming.
Carolyn is a member of the Bay Area Black Journalists Association and is the founding co-chair of Friends Of Faith. Friends Of Faith is a non profit organization that raises funds and awareness for low-income breast cancer survivors in the Bay Area.
In 2007, Carolyn was honored by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences with the Silver Circle Award for her distinguished broadcasting career.
Carolyn currently covers the San Francisco City Hall beat.
Commuters who take Muni are facing long lines, delays and crowded trains and buses because workers are staging a sickout to protest a proposed contract.
Two women at Holy Names University in Oakland are working to carefully preserve a rapidly fading part of America's heritage.
San Francisco hopes more residents will be safe because of a new law requiring seismic upgrades, but not many property owners have responded.
Poet and activist Maya Angelou was one of the most eloquent voices in America, and her death is being felt deeply in the Bay Area.
A group of students are traveling with a Stanford University professor to examine shipwrecks on the coasts of Italy and Turkey.