Tyler Thrasher

Tyler Thrasher is a Digital Reporter for 8News. He shoots stories every day and teases them on our news broadcasts as 8News Digital Exclusives.

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 and has been a lover of 8News ever since.

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 big screen.

He also has an extreme passion for music, even releasing an album on Spotify/Apple Music in October 2019.

Tyler is a former All-District soccer player for Matoaca High School, and also touts Arsenal FC and Houston Rockets as his two favorite sport franchises.

He wants everyone to know he loves his dog, Bella, more than life itself.

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