Senior Communications Advisor
Tyler's extensive experience in the political arena has taught him to carefully craft communications strategies that inspire people to take action.
Tyler Norris has spent his professional life traveling Texas for political campaigns that have shaped our state. Along the way, he worked his way up from unpaid intern to Chief of Staff in the Texas Capitol. Through five legislative sessions in Austin, Tyler served in both the House and Senate, honing top-notch communications skills and building connections with invaluable press contacts. Tyler has the rare ability to distill down complex narratives for target audiences and ensures favorable coverage and outcomes for every client.
Tyler rejoins Public Blueprint after spending a year consulting on several political campaigns, including those of Congressmen Ron Wright and Lance Gooden, and Senator Ted Cruz. Previously, Tyler also worked on the Cruz for President Campaign and was responsible for creating and directing the vaunted “Iowa Strike Force” – an unprecedented grassroots effort that successfully deployed over 1,500 volunteers to help Senator Cruz win the Iowa Caucuses.
Tyler’s legislative career also includes time as the Legislative Director to State Senator Konni Burton, Chief of Staff to Representative James White, and Legislative Aide for Sen. Brian Birdwell and Rep. Wayne Christian. Outside of the legislature, Tyler served as the Grassroots Director for the historic Cruz 2012 Senate campaign and has consulted on numerous Texas House and Senate campaigns across the state, handling communications and press operations.
Born in Milford, Connecticut, Tyler has lived in over a dozen cities and towns across the country. Tyler attended the University of Texas at Austin and enjoys talking politics, being sarcastic on Twitter, and watching New England sports teams.