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Ty Milburn Is News 12’s New Weekend Anchor For Westchester & Long Island

Ty starts new anchor role on Saturday, Aug 29 and will continue reporting for Westchester three days a week

News 12 announced Sunday, August 24th, that Ty milburn will be their new weekend evening anchor for both Westchester and Long Island.
“Ty has proven to be versatile in so many ways tackling breaking news, complicated political stories and fun features. I’m exciting to see him translate that experience onto the anchor desk for both regions. Ty starts his new anchor role on Saturday, August 29th. He will continue reporting for Westchester three days a week, Congratulations Ty,” News 12 statement read.

“This is a fantastic opportunity to continue to do what I love and reach a broader audience,” Ty shares with Black Westchester. “It tookA lot of hard work to get here and it’s nice to see that hard work is Being rewarded.
I am a storyteller At heart and being on the anchor desk will allow me to tell stories in a different yet impactful way.”

In his new role Ty will be anchoring for News 12 Westchester, News 12 Hudson valley and News 12 Long Island. The award winning journalist will also continue to do news specials and host his weekly Luxury living show. That’s not all he has to celebrate, this year he won an AP broadcast award for leading News 12 coverage of Mount Vernon.

“It’s a great honor to report and deliver the news in a community I love,” he continues to share. “I hope people will watch and support us.”

“Congrats to Ty Milburn on his new assignment. His tireless efforts as a reporter, covering positive stories in Mount Vernon have been appreciated. Wishing him much more success in the new role,” Mount Vernon Mayor Shawyn Patterson-Howard

Ty Milburn and Mayor Shawn Patterson Howard at News 12 Westchester [photo courtesy of Ty Milburn]

“I am very proud and excited about the promotion for one of own Ty Milburn. Throughout the years he has demonstrated his professionalism and objectivity in reporting the news fairly. We are very proud of his accomplishments,” Reverend Troy DeCohen, Senior Pastor of the Mount Vernon Heights Congregational Church.

Ty joined the team in December of 2011 as a reporter for News 12 Hudson Valley. He came to News 12 from New York 1, where he worked as a reporter for two years. Prior to that, he worked at network affiliates in Milwaukee, Detroit, Saginaw, MI and Salisbury, Maryland.

Milburn earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications from Susquehanna University.

As Editor-In-Chief I have gotten to know Ty well over the past six years, especially in his coverage of Mount Vernon. I have enjoyed our chats discussing the issues and working alongside of him covering press conferences, I have actually learned a lot from just watching him work. This is a well deserved position and I am proud to see more color at the anchor desk. Black Westchester salutes you and congratulates you on your new position.

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