Talent Guide

Tyler Young

  • Discipline:Writer
  • Program Year:Project Involve 2023


Tyler Young, aka Girl Tyler, is a former news producer turned comedy writer. The South Carolina native earned her BA in Mass Communication from Winthrop University. In 2022, she wrote/directed her first short film, Dying Laughing. Young’s screenplay, Body Count, was an Academy Nicholl screenwriting quarterfinalist. She is a former Gotham Film & Media Institute TV Series fellow. Young has produced historical and social justice documentaries for VICE, Prime Video, BET, and PBS. Her credits include the Emmy and Peabody-nominated documentary film Downing of a Flag. Young produced Gaps, a short presented by Queen Latifah’s Queen Collective.