Tyson Sadler is an award-winning Virtual Reality journalist and documentary filmmaker. He has directed VR for The Huffington Post, Associated Press, and The New York Times. His extensive news reporting and documentary work were highlighted by his reporting in Haiti after the 2010 earthquake, Egypt during the 2013 coup d'état, South Sudan covering the ongoing refugee and humanitarian crisis, and in the Gaza Strip during the 2014 Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (Operation Protective Edge). Additionally, he has worked on several short and long form documentary pieces dealing with International politics, conflict, and reconciliation.
As the Director of Special Projects for RYOT VR, Tyson has been on the front lines of some of the years biggest news stories. He covered Europe's refugee crisis in VR from France, Greece, and Lebanon. His most recent work is a 9-part series hosted by Susan Sarandon called 'The Crossing' which details the harrowing experience of refugees crossing the Aegean Sea from Turkey to the Greek Island of Lesvos. His most recent VR film, The Artist of Skid Row, premiered at the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival in New York City
He holds Master's Degree in Management from Harvard University.