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.
Steps are now being taken to address what many are calling terrible conditions at the Ralston Towers in Columbus. This comes after a $125 million wrongful death lawsuit of a man who died at the apartment complex.
Mayor Skip Henderson says this week, city leaders in Columbus and Phenix City came together with representatives of the Department of Natural Resources and other respective parties to discuss ideas on how to increase safety.
A man in warm springs Georgia says he was removed from an institution for rehabilitation all because of what he brought with him, his service dog. Now, he's wanting something done to address the situation.
The plan was for the school board to vote on the proposal to change the school time Monday, but after collecting information from parents and people in the community, the vote was pulled from the agenda.
Mayor Skip Henderson hosted a town hall meeting to address concerns from the community, more specifically disabled veterans and those who face challenges as they go about their day. Air conditioning on public transportation buses across was the biggest concern.
Sheriff Donna Tompkins says the Muscogee County Jail is in temporary stages of working to permanently replace a generator that has caused a power outage, which is causing rising temperatures and rising concerns for loved ones of those in the jail.