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Tyler Evans

Tyler Evans

Tyler Evans got his start in the news business when he was just 15-years-old as a co-op student with The Packet & Times. After completing his studies at Durham College in 2017, he returned to his hometown to serve the community as a video producer and reporter with OrilliaMatters

Recent Work by Tyler

Orillia Kings return to action for the first time in over a year

Orillia Kings return to action for the first time in over a year

'We wanted to do this for the kids who are dying to do something and get back to playing lacrosse,' says Kings general manager
Island Princess staying put at Port of Orillia

Island Princess staying put at Port of Orillia

'The Island Princess is such a great tradition, it means a lot to the community, so the chamber and city council worked hard to keep it here'
Island Princess not docking in Midland, Penetanguishene after all

Island Princess not docking in Midland, Penetanguishene after all

'The Island Princess is such a great tradition, it means a lot to the community, so the chamber and city council worked hard to keep it here,' says Chamber official
Orillia's Island Princess is staying put at Port of Orillia

Orillia's Island Princess is staying put at Port of Orillia

'The Island Princess is such a great tradition, it means a lot to the community, so the chamber and city council worked hard to keep it here,' says Chamber official
OMAH's guided walking tour focus on city's history, rekindles nostalgia

OMAH's guided walking tour focus on city's history, rekindles nostalgia

'People seem to really enjoy it; they learn new stuff, but the tour also triggers some memories as well,' says Orillia Museum of Art & History official
Motorcycle ride to benefit Orillia Youth Centre this weekend

Motorcycle ride to benefit Orillia Youth Centre this weekend

'Something has to change. We want to bring some good fortune and positivity to help our local youth,' says organizer of HxmeSweetHxme Poker Run
Basement fire causes $50,000 in damages to Oxford Street home

Basement fire causes $50,000 in damages to Oxford Street home

'It’s possible that it was an electrical short, but we aren’t 100 percent sure at this point,' says Orillia Fire Chief of fire's cause
'A national embarrassment': Hundreds attend virtual forum on residential schools

'A national embarrassment': Hundreds attend virtual forum on residential schools

'You should feel uncomfortable with the misinformation, and you should feel outraged. It’s important that you do,' says Lakehead official at 90-minute forum
Vandalism of downtown art project 'quite disheartening'

Vandalism of downtown art project 'quite disheartening'

Orillia OPP is investigating incident after video footage was provided; 'The best way we’ve found to deal with vandalism is to move forward and let the art win'
'A national embarrassment': Hundreds attend virtual forum on residential schools

'A national embarrassment': Hundreds attend virtual forum on residential schools

'You should feel uncomfortable with the misinformation, and you should feel outraged. It’s important that you do,' says official at 90-minute forum