While at CBS 2, Sloan has reported on major news events, including blizzards, Hurricane Irene, the Newark schoolyard murders, Whitney Houston’s death, the conviction of nurse Charles Cullen, the trials of Jason Williams and former Rutgers student Dharun Ravi, the resignation of Governor James McGreevey, and the election of Governor Chris Christie.
Sloan’s most notable stories include her exclusive interview with a couple who kidnapped their eight biological children; investigations into why so many people were dying from cancer in one New Jersey town; her exclusive reports on a weapon called a “knife-gun” that put the lives of police officers in danger; and a series of stories on two little sisters trapped in the former Soviet Republic of Georgia.
Before joining CBS 2, Sloan was a general assignment reporter for WCAU-TV in Philadelphia, where she covered the September 11th attacks on the World Trade Center for the network’s affiliate in New York.
Sloan began her career in the New York area at Hudson County’s Cablevision. At the station Sloan reported on politics and anchored the evening news.
Sloan also served as News 12 New Jersey’s Bergen county reporter and bureau chief, a freelance reporter for WWOR-TV, and has interned for public television in New York and the ABC affiliate in Santa Barbara, California.
Sloan has also worked in print media, serving as the managing editor of the Latino News and as editor-in-chief of her awarding-winning college newspaper.
In 2007, the National Police Defense Foundation named Sloan the Woman of the year for a series of reports that helped a little boy in Ecuador who needed life-saving surgery.
She graduated from the University of California at Santa Barbara with a degree in political Science. She also holds a master’s degree from Columbia University’s School of Journalism. She speaks several languages, including Farsi.
Sloan enjoys cooking and holds several certificates from the French Culinary Institute. In her spare time, she enjoys training in mixed martial arts.
Sloan lives in New Jersey with her husband, daughter and their Black Lab, Rory.
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