Tyler was raised in Tucson and moved to California in 2007 to begin a broadcast career, majoring in Multi-Media Journalism at Chapman University. He worked at K-EARTH 101, HOT 92.3, and KIIS FM in Los Angeles before accepting the job as night personality on 93.7 KCLB in Palm Springs. Later, he moved to afternoons on Crush 1039 and did a weekly entertainment news segment on CBS Local 2.
In 2012, Tyler founded KX FM 104.7 (formerly KX 93.5) in Laguna Beach, CA. He serves as General Manger of the station and has hosted music shows in all dayparts, in addition to his weekly program “Full Album Fridays.”
Tyler and the KX FM team have grown the station to be one of the most successful LPFMs in the country; one of few that receives annual funding from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.