Henry Tyler - Bio
affectionately called “H.T.” is the Vice President of
Productions and Program Director of Highland Park/Detroit based
media outlet WHPR Radio 88.1 FM,
UHF TV 33 and Comcast Cable 20 Detroit.
Henry is a master behind the
camera, in front of the camera, engineering a radio show or
hosting his own. In other words, not much has been
conceived of in broadcast media that he hasn’t mastered.
Not only is he a genius when it comes to technical and music
history, Henry is the epitome of a ‘go to’ man.
Henry launched his career in broadcasting after being graduated from the Electronic Institute of Technology and he accepted an internship at historic WGPR 107.5 FM. In his many years at the station he served as a master production specialist and then began producing shows for R.J. Watkins. That professional relationship has spanned more than thirty years. Henry and R.J. Watkins soon became household names in the Metro Detroit community. Their penchant for creative commercials and interviews are legendary. However, Henry
is the unsung genius who performs
production miracles and gives technical direction that teaches
and preserves professional standards daily.
commitment to WHPR Radio 88.1 FM, UHF
TV 33 and Comcast Cable 20 Detroit is
one of diligence and service to the community. He does
whatever needs to be done in order to fulfill the station’s
mission of service, education and entertainment to the Detroit
community and globally.
H.T. supervises the broadcasting
activities and special projects, does editing, voiceovers and
hosts his own radio and television shows, “H.T.’s Classic
oldies” and “H.T.’s Video Memories”. He is also the co-host of
“Late Night Entertainment” with R.J. Watkins.
Henry Tyler, a
husband and father is a consummate professional who loves a
challenge. With a new, groundbreaking, historical collaborative
effort between WHPR TV33 and
WGPR 107.5 FM is coming into
fruition, Henry proudly says, “No one is doing it this way. It
will be the first of its kind and thus make worldwide news and
The union will result in greater customer service, Watkins said. And, the partnership will create an entertainment channel combining radio and television. This new venture will have a great tremendous impact on the community and nationally. RJ Watkins has positioned WHPR to be a voice for the community and a pacesetter for media outlets globally.Henry believes that the success of WHPR Radio 88.1 FM, UHF TV 33 and Comcast Cable 20 Detroit has been well worth all his efforts. He quotes the late Erma Bombeck when he says, “when I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope