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 was responsible for overseeing creative development, programming and production for all original videos, the launch of 15+ original series as well as the execution 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 remained a leader in the digital space. He has served as Executive Producer on two series for the media publication Inverse, that premiered as part of the initial launch of Facebook Watch, as well as served as Showrunner for Thrillist’s newest travel series “Gatekeepers,” where he produced and directed eight episodes, four of which were sponsored by Microsoft. He is currently a producer/host of the newest Whistle podcast “No Days Off,” where each episode he interviews a parent of young sports prodigy to discuss what it’s like raising a child who is often in the spotlight.
Tyler established Gildin Media to expand his portfolio of consulting with brands and digital publishers. His roster of clients has included popular and in demand brands such as Bombas, Baked By Melissa, Lalo, 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 short documentary, “The Starfish,” for Gildin Media. The film has received international press, making 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.