energyNOW! Chief Correspondent Tyler Suiters provides comprehensive reporting on both global and national energy issues, relying on a background rich in policy communications and public relations.
He has stood on nuclear waste in Normandy, France; been nearly deafened by a geothermal well in Hengill, Iceland; and taken an automated concept car for a spin in Zhejiang, China. His other assignments include reporting on oil security issues in Israel, South Africa’s effort to bring solar energy to the poor, and an investigation into natural gas fracking in the United States.
Tyler is regularly asked to speak at energy-related conferences, including events for the National Journal and Deloitte. He has also led forums for Nissan Motors, The Sierra Club, and the Electric Power Research Institute, among others.
Before joining energyNOW!Tyler worked in communications with The Wexler Group in Washington, DC, managing national coalitions and nurturing grass-roots campaigns. This background has been especially valuable since Tyler spends so much time covering Capitol Hill, talking with lawmakers and tracking legislation.
As primary news anchor at the ABC affiliate in Oklahoma City Tyler moderated several nationally televised political debates and went on-location for some of the decade’s biggest stories, including Hurricane Katrina and the Space Shuttle Columbia disaster. He earned an Edward R. Murrow award for best newscast and a regional Emmy nomination for best news anchor.
Tyler began his television career as an anchor and reporter for NBC stations throughout the southeastern US. He has been fortunate enough to cover headline events in virtually every major sport, from the World Series to the Daytona 500.
Tyler studied for a career in journalism at the National Journalism Center, Marymount University, and Washington & Lee University where he played college football. A native of Metro Washington, he and his family now reside in the DC area.