WILX-TV (Lansing) announced that Barrett Tryon has joined the station’s news team as an anchor and reporter in July 2018.
Tryon was most recently the morning anchor for a group of four NBC affiliates in western Montana. Barrett attended college at Drake University in Des Moines, while also working for KCCI-TV there. He would later work at CBS News and Fox News Channel, both in New York City, a brief stint in Los Angeles, followed by a few years in the Rockies at KRDO-TV in Colorado Springs.
He also worked at WDAF-TV in Kansas City as a technology reporter, KLAS-TV in Las Vegas, and a second stint in Colorado Springs for KKTV-TV.
While in Colorado Springs, Tryon won an Emmy for “Best Newscast” and was voted “Best Twitterer” for 3 years in a row by readers of two separate newspapers.