Ty Bentli’s years of on-camera work include national television shows on MTV, VH1 and the syndicated Dish Nation. He has also served as presenter and host for the annual MDA (Jerry Lewis) Telethon – as well as popping up on Travel Channel, AOL On, and more.
Currently, Ty – along with his partner, Kerri Kasem – acts as Red Carpet & Event host for Westwood One Backstage and NASH-TV. Encompassing major entertainment events, Ty’s assignments include The American Music Awards, Billboard Awards, Grammy’s, Hollywood Film Awards, People Magazine Awards and more – where Ty is often granted exclusive interviews with the biggest names in entertainment: recents include One Direction, Britney Spears and Michael Keaton. His friendship and rapport with celebrities and industry professionals has created instances of hilarity, unexpected insights and meaningful moments during his coverage on the Red Carpet and backstage.
Ty’s day-job, creating radio in the country’s biggest markets, brings those red carpet guests into his world…Katy Perry stopping by to learn from Ty that her latest single was officially topping the charts in 20 countries, Demi Lovato fessing up about her crush on the guy inside the Barney suit, all the way back to a 15-year-old Justin Bieber telling Ty that his dream co-star for a music video would be…Selena Gomez!
Ty’s on-camera presence is relatable, and tangible for the viewer, as well. He cares about his audience as much as he cares about his guests…his quick-wit and relaxed nature continue to make him a favorite of even the busiest stars! Here’s a bit of the fun in Ty’s world: