As one of the earliest employees of the premiere millennial publication Elite Daily, Tyler was instrumental in the site’s overall growth from early development to acquisition by DMGT Media in 2015 as well as Bustle Digital Group in 2017. As Executive Producer, Tyler was responsible for overseeing all creative, strategy, development and production.
During his four-year tenure, Tyler and his team excelled in all genres including short-form, long form, scripted, documentary, and branded content. Tyler conceptualized and lead production of branded content initiatives for 20+ brands including T-Mobile, Burger King, Stoli, and The CW. Under his direction, Elite Daily won 4 New York Emmy Awards for Short Documentaries as well as one nomination and five Official Honorees for Webby Awards.
Since his time at Elite Daily, Tyler has stayed active in the digital space. He served as Executive Producer on two series for the media publication Inverse, that premiered as part of the launch of Facebook Watch in 2017. In 2018, Tyler served as Showrunner for Thrillist’s newest travel series “Gatekeepers,” where he produced eight episodes, four of which were sponsored by Microsoft.
Tyler established Gildin Media to expand his portfolio of consulting with brands and digital publishers. His roster of clients has included Bombas, Baked By Melissa, Clarity Money, Mixtiles and Satco Products. Tyler’s overall mission is to develop and oversee creative initiatives for his clients as well as develop and produce original in-house productions. He has both an enthusiasm for narrative storytelling and an expertise of social packaging, always pushing to innovate and optimize content for mobile consumption.
Tyler recently completed his first independently financed short documentary, “The Starfish,” for Gildin Media. The film made it’s world premiere at the Miami Jewish Film Festival in January of 2019 and has since been screened at the Maryland International Film Festival, The San Francisco Jewish Film Festival, and the Syracuse International Film Festival where it won the Audience Award for Short Films Documentary.
Tyler’s creative direction, communication skills and passion for storytelling are what makes Gildin Media a driving force in content creation.