TYLER RIEWER

STORYTELLER
STRATEGIST
ENTERTAINER
EXPLORER

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My name is Tyler Riewer. I'm the Brand Content Lead at charity: water, a nonprofit organization on a mission to bring clean water to every person on the planet. Which means I get to travel around the world to meet the people we serve and tell their stories.

Tyler Riewer capturing stories for charity: water in Niger

I live in New York City. I love clubs. And community. And creative problem solving (from puzzles and caption contests to improv and every episode of MacGyver ever). And I love that we live in a world with no creative limits but a demand for brands to do it for the right reasons.

This website is half-portfolio, half-glimpse into my soul. I hope you enjoy it.





FAVORITE WRITING



Tyler's Travel Tales
TYLER'S TRAVEL TALES

Every time I travel for charity: water, I like to send real-time stories and personal anecdotes home. Follow along!
The 15 Year Old President
THE 15-YEAR-OLD PRESIDENT

Meet the most confident and determined young woman in Mozambique.
Tyler Riewer's work experience
THE CRAZIEST THING WE CAN DO IS NOTHING

663 million people on this planet don’t have access to clean water. We have the power to change that.
It Happened on the Walk for Water
IT HAPPENED ON THE WALK FOR WATER

Grace and Sarah shared their stories to help bring clean water and safety to other girls in Uganda.
Time & Money
TIME & MONEY

They say “time is money.” I don’t think we realize how infectious that idea is.
My Luke Wilson Story
MY LUKE WILSON STORY

One of the best days of my life. And the reason I'm still working on my golf game today.



FAVORITE PROJECTS



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THE JOURNEY

An eight-episode video series that shows charity: water donors and fundraisers who they’re helping and how their money gets put to work.
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HOBBY CLUB

I wanted to embark on a year-long hobby adventure and thought it’d be more fun with company, so I created a club that anyone could join.
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LIVE DRILL IN ETHIOPIA

10:00pm in New York City. 6:00am in Tigray, Ethiopia. A surprise live drill for gala attendees and clean water for every person in Adi Etot.
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#NOTHINGISCRAZY

A call to arms for charity: water fundraisers willing to do anything for clean water.
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MUSTACHE FOR A MONTH

I agreed to keep the worst mustache of all time for a month if my friends raised $1,000 for charity: water. They raised $2,500.
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NEIGHBOR BBQ

A ridiculous video that I wrote and then shot with some buddies to help inspire people to get to know their neighbors again.



TALKS I'VE GIVEN



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WHERE DO GOOD STORIES COME FROM?
2017 Fast Company Innovation Festival - NY, NY
2017 Cause Camp - Lincoln, NE
2016 Global Health & Innovation Conference - Yale University, CT
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NOT A STRAIGHT-A STUDENT
Big Red Talks: University of Nebraska - Lincoln



STORIES I LOVE THAT YOU'LL LOVE TOO

The most I’ve ever laugh-cried while reading
The most I’ve ever cried-cried while reading
The hardest I’ve ever laughed at a cat video
The most relevant non-sensical sketch I’ve watched
The most nostalgia and American pride I've ever felt on ESPN
The most satisfying video I’ve still ever seen




PERSONAL VALUES & ISMS

1. Say yes.
2. Assume the best in people.
3. Be generous with the credit and thoughts you give.
4. Cool is overrated; resist the urge to impress others.
5. Say thank you.




A THANK YOU

We live in a world that's full of distraction and multi-tasking and ad-skipping, and I appreciate that you spent so much time here. Thank you. And if you have questions or want to talk side-projects, please let me know! You can email me at tylerriewer [at] gmail.