Tyler Thrasher

Tyler Thrasher is a reporter for 8News.

Tyler joined WRIC from VCU in 2018 after graduating with a Broadcast Journalism Degree. Although spending most of his college career as a local bartender, Tyler interned at WRIC-TV in 2016.

From creating a short feature documentary airing in the Byrd Theater for the Richmond International Film Festival to building his own wedding videography reputation, Tyler has always had a passion for creating videos and putting his ideas on the screen.

Tyler is a former all-district soccer and football player for Matoaca High School in Chesterfield.

Since joining 8News in 2018, Tyler has worked in nearly every position in the newsroom. From video editor and photojournalist to television reporter and digital sports anchor, he is a jack of all trades.

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