Cecily Tyler

Cecily Tyler

Research Fellow
MC-MPA '16
Youth & media, social change, communications
Cecily Tyler

A producer from New York City, Cecily has been working in the field of communication for the past 20 years. She has taught, produced, and directed in the fields of documentary, television, independent filmmaking, theater, animation design and multi-media gaming. She has worked with the Discovery network; Public Broadcast System (PBS/WGBH); the NBC News educational website, “NBC News Learn;” New York Times Television; BBC NYC; Brown Alpert Medical School; 50 Lessons, and multiple independent productions. In 2010 the Department of Labor YouthBuild funded a 5-year “Teach the Teachers” initiative that she developed for YouthBuild USA. It looks at gang-transition, post-program placement, construction and apprenticeship readiness, sustainability and other pertinent topics for the youth in the YouthBuild USA community.

Ms. Tyler has also worked with not-for profits. She currently serves as a board member at the Handel & Haydn Society and serves at the Institute of Boston Contemporary Art in their Director’s Circle. In 2006 she founded Docutribe Inc, an organization that seeks to activate social change, and celebrate art and community through filmmaking.