Tony Sloan

Tony Sloan

Reporter

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

  U.S. Congressmen Sanford Bishop, Drew Ferguson to address concerns at Ralston Towers in Columbus

  River task force talks ideas to possibly ban swimming in some parts of the Chattahoochee River

  City officials and Columbus community discuss water safety and drowning prevention

  Columbus City Council approves $1M budget to demolish neglected, abandoned homes

  Phenix City to increase pay for city workers, build new fire station and restaurants

  Columbus police warn residents against shooting guns in the air to celebrate 4th of July

  Community reacts to teen charged in the death of Auburn sports announcer, wife

  Columbus residents express frustration over closed public pools

  Veteran told to leave hospital in Warm Springs for bringing service dog inside

  Elementary school time in Muscogee Co. remains the same for upcoming school year

  Family, friends remember Fort Benning soldier shot and killed in Phenix City

  Air conditioning problems on Metra buses top concerns at town hall meeting

  Neighbors shocked after 2 people killed in house fire in Phenix City

  Phenix City residents could be displaced as housing authority builds new apartment complexes

  Friends hoping for proper burial of veteran who drowned in Chattahoochee River in late May

  MCSD considering new proposal to add 15 minutes to school day for elementary students

  Families of Muscogee County Jail inmates call conditions unbearable

  Some Columbus residents could see increased property taxes

MCSD votes in favor of $17 million partnership with ChanceLight to help with student behavior issues

  Columbus mother raising awareness of domestic violence after daughter’s death

  MCSD recruiting officers and sergeants for new police force

  Columbus family comes together to remember life of woman stabbed on Dorsey Dr.

  Funeral service for fallen Auburn officer draws hundreds across state lines

  Record-breaking heat causes adjustments for Little League Baseball and summer activities in Columbus

  Auburn community ‘heartbroken’ after shooting leaves 1 officer dead; 2 others injured

  CSU celebrating its largest graduating class with 930 spring graduates

  Columbus City Council votes to approve request to fire Civic Center director

  Heated debate flares at MCSD meeting on longer school days proposed for elementary students

  150+ buildings may soon be demolished as Columbus residents plead change in their area

  MCSO reports more than 600 sex offenders living in Muscogee County