Ty is a Miami native who joined CBS Miami in October 2018.

You can watch most of his reports on CBS4 News Tonight on weekdays and weekends.

Ty is no stranger to reporting for the Sunshine State.

He worked in Orlando, Fort Myers, and briefly for WIOD news radio in Miami.

Before Ty started working as a journalist, he went to Sunset Elementary, George Washington Carver Middle, and then Robert Morgan Educational Center (Go Pirates!). That’s where he discovered his love of television news reporting.

To make his dreams come true, Ty spent four years in Tallahassee at Florida State University (GO NOLES!) and graduated with a degree in English.

When Ty is not at work, he likes to visit his friends and family in Miami-Dade and Broward Counties. He also likes to take part in community service events on weekends.

He is also always willing to listen to any ideas you have for a story, since he works to keep you informed.

Feel free to stop and talk to him while he is out and about, or to call him, tweet him, or send him a message on Facebook! He will reply.

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Coronavirus Impact: 3 Deaths On Coral Princess As Healthy Passengers Finally Start Heading HomeHundreds of healthy cruise ship passengers began to disembark from the Coral Princess Sunday at PortMiami for their journey home. Two people on the ship died of the coronavirus and a 71-year-old man, Wilson Maa, died late Saturday night after arriving at the Port. The ship had been denied docking by 3 countries after it was announced that 12 people onboard had COVID-19.
Coronavirus Update: Miami-Dade Field Hospital Ready If NeededMiami-Dade County has a 250-bed field hospital that’s ready to be used at any moment. It’s located on the county’s fairgrounds at Tamiami Park.
‘We Have An Invisible Enemy’: Doctors At High Risk To Catch Coronavirus On Frontline Of Stopping SpreadMedical professionals are not only working to save lives but also slow the spread of the coronavirus among others in hospitals.
Coronavirus Update: Holland America Cruise Ships Allowed To Sail To South FloridaHolland America Line announced Sunday night it has received permission to travel through the Panama Canal so two of its ships, one with sick passengers and crew, one with healthy people onboard, can return home after docking at Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale.
Coronavirus Update: Issues Reported At Hard Rock Stadium Testing SiteMore than 400 people were tested for COVID-19 Saturday at Hard Rock Stadium. But for some of those people, this is not their first time being tested. The wrong kind of test kits were used on some people in the first two days of testing.