Tricia Sloma is an Emmy award-winning co-anchor of 16 Morning News Now with over 30 years of experience in broadcasting.
Sloma was named the 2020 Journalist of the Year from the Indiana Society of Professional Journalists for “Never Again: Preventing Bus Stop Tragedies.” These extensive reports by Sloma and her team at WNDU led to important changes in school bus safety laws in Indiana.
Sloma’s “Never Again” reports earned a coveted Edward R. Murrow Award and National Association of Broadcasters Service to America Award. The Indiana Broadcasters Association presented WNDU with a Cardinal Community Service Award and Spectrum Award. The series was nominated for an Emmy in 2019.
WNDU hired Sloma in 1993 as a reporter and shortly after, she became the anchor of WNDU’s morning show, a position she still holds to this day. A six-time Emmy nominee, Sloma won the Emmy for current affairs programming in 2018 for an in-depth report on child abuse.
Her television career began as a production assistant and reporter for the nationally syndicated agricultural news program, AgDay. The show is produced by WNDU-TV.
Sloma is passionate about helping children succeed. She hosts a weekly segment on WNDU that helps place foster children with adoptive families. Education and health stories are also her frequent assignments.
Tricia and her husband Tom have two grown daughters. Gardening, travel, art and outdoor activities are Sloma’s favorite hobbies.