Tony Sloan

Tony Sloan is a Reporter/Producer at WTVM News Leader 9. He joined the news team in November 2017. He is a May 2017 graduate of Middle Tennessee State University, where he began his television career as head anchor and reporter for their live on-air broadcast station, MT10 News. There, he won an AP Award for reporting and was nominated for several others. Tony is from Memphis, Tennessee where he worked as an intern at WMC Action News 5 in 2016. Before coming to Columbus, Tony worked as Assignment Editor and Sports Photographer at WATN Local 24 in Memphis. Tony is a member of the National Association of Black Journalists as well as the National Society of Collegiate Scholars. When he’s not at work, Tony enjoys reading, traveling, and meeting new people. Tony is excited to serve the Fountain City and is looking forward to meeting the community.

Recent Articles by Tony

  Columbus father seeking justice nearly 30 years after 3 daughters found dead in house fire

  MCSD hires new police chief and votes on plan to change security in schools

  Father of 6-year-old tornado victim arrested after altercation with Police

  Lee County school bands perform in benefit concert to raise funds for tornado victims

  Families of tornado victims come together for ‘Night of Hope’ to remember loved ones

  Youth baseball opener raises funds for victims of East Alabama tornadoes

  Prayer vigil held in Salem, AL to remember tornado victims and help the community

  North Columbus residents say ‘it’s a miracle’ no one was hurt after storm damages homes

  Several Talbotton residents homeless after tornado damages their homes

  Local organizations warn about severe weather season coming up

  Public complaint leads to investigation into Georgia Appleseed organization in Muscogee County

  Lee County, AL votes to renew special property taxes for 3 school districts

  Community votes 18-1 to move Columbus Government Center in final public meeting

  UPDATE: Man suspected of shooting Auburn police officer dies in apartment fire

  Many without power as power crews work to assess storm damage in Columbus

  Columbus community vote to move government center to new location at public forum

  Shots fired on Cusseta Rd. in Columbus, striking several vehicles near Elizabeth Canty Homes

  Phenix City family not giving up the fight to find their loved one’s killer

  Alabama Governor Kay Ivey visits local Phenix City school

  Columbus city leaders taking public input on how money should be reinvested into the community