Tyler Kingkade is an award-winning journalist based in New York, known primarily for his coverage of sexual assault and harassment cases. Most recently he was on staff at BuzzFeed News, as part of the National desk. He has also written for Town & County magazine, Bustle, The 74, Teen Vogue, among other publications.
Tyler was a finalist in the 2018 Education Writers Association for beat reporting. As part of a 2017 awards ceremony specifically for articles covering sexual assault, Tyler’s work was named the Best Everyday Journalism by the Poynter Institute in partnership with Raliance.
He was formerly a senior editor at HuffPost, where he covered higher education, politics, and sexual assault cases. He graduated from Iowa State University and studied political journalism at Georgetown University through The Fund for American Studies. In a previous life, Tyler was in a band that played the Warped Tour twice.