5 News Bios
Tyler Hawn
Weekend Reporter
 
Tyler Hawn joined the 5 News Team as a weekend reporter in March of 2013.
 
Tyler is a December 2013 graduate of West Virginia University with a degree in Television Journalism.
 
During the Spring of 2013, he served as the crime reporter for “WVU News.” He covered hard-hitting stories such as the gun control debate after the Sandy Hook school shootings. He even got the chance freelance write for one of the national morning news shows in New York City.
 
Bleeding the true blue and gold his entire life, Tyler was born and raised in Martinsburg. As much as he considers the Eastern Panhandle his home, he's thrilled to reside now in North Central West Virginia!
 
When he’s not in the newsroom, Tyler is a very avid outdoorsman.  He's usually getting lost in the woods hiking, biking, fishing, and taking long road trips all over the Mountain State.
 
He’s always looking for story ideas, so feel free to email Tyler at thawn@wdtv.com with your suggestions.