Mr. Kip Tyner is a native of Tuscaloosa, Alabama and was educated in the Tuscaloosa Public Schools. He graduated from Tuscaloosa High School and later received a BA in Journalism from the University of Alabama. He is the owner of Kip Tyner Productions and served as the Assistant Press Secretary for U.S. Senator John Sparkman. Mr. Tyner is also the host of the local television program, “Great Day Tuscaloosa” produced daily on Channel 21. First elected in 1997, Kip is serving his fifth term as Councilman for District 5. During his previous term, Mr. Tyner served as the Chairperson of the Public Safety Council Committee, Vice Chairman of the Properties Council Committee and was a member of the Finance Council Committee.