TDH MEDIA Founder & President
Tyler Daniel Hardin is President of TDH Media, a digital video and graphics production company founded in 2008. His passion for broadcast journalism led him to develop, produce, and anchor several television productions. Falcon Monthly with Tyler Hardin was the first production created as an 8th grader. Falcon Monthly was broadcast to over 1,000 students at Southeast Guilford Middle School while also airing several times daily on GCSTV; the show was a huge success in uniting the student body. Hardin, a graduate of Weaver Academy for the Performing and Visual Arts in Greensboro, NC has produced, filmed, anchored and edited four seasons of Student Reports with Tyler Hardin… Up To The Minute. Each production featured Guilford County Schools (GCS) “Student’s Activities, Achievements and Awards” and aired daily on GCSTV broadcast through Time Warner Cable and AT&T U-Verse.
Hardin was honored to be inducted into the Weaver Chapter of the National Honor Society the fall of 2012. In high school he was a Weaver Student Ambassador, S.M.A.R.T Team member, International Thespian Society (ITS) member of Troupe 2523, Weaver Service-Learning Club Advisor, Debate Team member and apart of the Young Philosophers Club. Hardin’s extra curricular involvement included active President of the GCS Service-Learning Youth Council and Ambassador to Schools (2010-2014); Vice-President of the North Carolina Scholastic Media Association (2013-2014); Member of the Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro Teen Grantmaking Council (2011-2014); Member of the GCS Superintendent’s Advisory Council (2012-2013); Member of the Kids Voting Student Advisory Board (2009-2014) and Kids Voting Board of Directors (2012-2014); City of Greensboro EDGE Youth Advisory Board (2013-2014).
Hardin’s numerous awards and achievements include being honored as the winner of the FOX News Channel College Challenge (2015), being awarded the Greensboro Police Department Chief’s Award (2014), Volunteer Center of Greensboro Emerging Youth Volunteer Award (2013), US President’s Education Achievement Award for Outstanding Academic Excellence (2010), and ITS Publicity Award (2012, 2013, 2014) for outstanding promotion of Weaver Academy Theatre productions. He was awarded the Guilford County Service Learning Award (2011) for his video production promoting character development and service-learning in GCS. Hardin was pleased to present at a Capitol Hill Briefing in Washington, DC and youth emcee at the National Service-Learning Conferences (2011-2013) presented by the National Youth Leadership Council, showcasing the work accomplished in GCS. He moderated a panel of young students and various professionals at the No Hatin’ N Datin’ event sponsored by the Greensboro Police Department (2012). Also a veteran volunteer and stage host of the Downtown Greensboro Fun Fourth Festival (2008-2013). One of his most cherished awards was being honored as one of the six Young Peacemaker winners (2010) throughout Guilford County by Win-Win Resolutions. Hardin was thankful for the opportunity to host the 2011 Back-to-School Benefit Concert, featuring American Idol Winner and Broadway Star Fantasia Barrino. The concert attracted over 4,000 attendees; he was thrilled to be apart of the wonderful evening that benefited many deserving students. He was delighted to cover President Obama’s visit to the Triad (2011) to promote his American Jobs Act for both GCSTV and Student Reports. His Teen Kids News national reporter contest win (2011) was one of Hardin’s most prized accomplishments as he continues to pursue his dreams of becoming a respected broadcast journalist and to grow his production company, TDH Media. His ultimate goal is to report the news from the anchor desk of a national network or to host a nationally syndicated television show!