Over two decades as a journalist working in network, cable and local television, film, radio and print. For his work in television, Ty earned six Los Angeles Emmys, the National Edward R. Murrow Award, nine Golden Mikes, and the Associated Press Award for California.
Ty honed his storytelling craft working closely for years with Mike Wallace and Ed Bradley at CBS News/60 Minutes where he specialized in hard news, investigative reporting. He later served as managing editor for KPIX Television in San Francisco and launched and ran an investigative unit for KNBC in Los Angeles.
Ty's latest documentary reveals the story of the renowned cellist Lynn Harrell and his 60-year journey through music. The film includes interviews with Oscar-winning composers John Williams and André Previn, virtuoso violinists Itzhak Perlman and Anne-Sophie Mutter, the celebrated cellist Yo-Yo Ma, critically-acclaimed pianist Yefim Bronfman and others.
Ty served as co-executive producer of an A&E special hosted by William Shatner on the DC Snipers which led to the re-examination of the case. For the first time, the assassin Lee Malvo confirmed that he and John Muhammad killed many more victims before their shooting spree in Washington, DC. The documentary generated wide press coverage including a segment on ABC's Good Morning America as Malvo claimed that he and Muhammad also worked with three co-conspirators.
Ty earned his MBA from Harvard Business School and runs a private consulting practice that specializes in branding through feature-film quality productions, entrepreneurial marketing and media consulting. Clients include start-ups, pre-IPO companies, branded firms, private clients and non-profits. The consultancy specializes in building brands with feature-film quality trailers that tell a story in a way that no one else can.