Christine Sloan

Christinesloan1Emmy-award winning journalist Christine Sloan joined CBS 2 News in 2003 as a reporter and covers New Jersey for the station.

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.

Gov. Chris Christie exits a state helicopter - Montvale, NJ - May 31, 2011 (credit: AP Photo/PATCH.com, Christopher Costa)

N.J. Gov. Christie Reimburses State For Use Of Chopper To Son’s Ball Games

A spokeswoman for Chris Christie said the governor and State Republican Committee are reimbursing the state for all personal use of a state police helicopter, which includes two trips to watch his oldest son’s baseball games.

06/02/2011

People sit on the beach on a hot afternoon at Coney Island on August 31, 2010 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Thousands Flock To NYC Beaches For Unofficial Start To Summer

Residents in the New York City swarmed area beaches for Memorial Day Weekend and the unofficial kickoff of summer on Saturday.

05/28/2011

Beach in Atlantic City, New Jersey. (Photo credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Proposed Beach Access Changes Along Jersey Shore Drawing Mixed Reaction

A new proposal may allow individual shore towns to determine rules for beach access, and that means shore-lovers could get shut out of their favorite beaches.

05/26/2011

School textbooks

Are The Days Of Paying For Textbooks, Honors Classes Coming?

It’s becoming a common trend in schools across the Tri-State Area — being forced to pay to play sports or be part of a club. But could you soon be paying for textbooks or even honors classes?

05/25/2011

Gov. Chris Christie is seen at a town hall meeting - Cape May, NJ - Apr 12, 2011 (credit: Tim Larsen/Governor's Office)

N.J. Supreme Court Orders State To Give Schools More Money

The New Jersey Supreme Court has rebuked Gov. Chris Christie and ordered the state to increase spending on poor schools by an estimated $500 million.

05/24/2011

N.J. foreclosures

Want A Good Deal On A Home In N.J.? Foreclosures Proving Appealing

Home foreclosures have skyrocketed since the financial crisis of 2007. And experts say now, more people than ever are stepping up and buying those houses.

05/23/2011

Friends and family put up posters imploring the public for help finding missing Red Bank woman Viridiana Beltran, 26. (Credit: CBS 2)

Family, Friends Desperately Searching For Missing Red Bank Woman

Family and friends of missing Red Bank woman Viridiana Beltran, who hasn’t been seen since last Thursday, were asking the public for help in finding the 26-year-old on Friday.

05/20/2011

Students enter Eisenhower Middle School in Wyckoff, N.J. (credit: CBS 2)

Amnesty Ends Thursday For Sexting Students In Wyckoff, N.J.

A sexting incident at a New Jersey middle school has police warning students who may have inappropriate pictures of a 13-year-old girl.

05/19/2011

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NJ Students In CATCH Program Learning Healthy Food Can Be Tasty

Every month, students at Jefferson Elementary School in Maplewood get to taste a new fruit or vegetable.

05/18/2011

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie (credit: Mark Lennihan/AP)

Gov. Christie Gets $900 Million Surprise; Now What To Do With It?

The state of New Jersey has suddenly found out its got extra cash — hundreds of millions of dollars. And now the great debate: should the money be saved or should you see property tax relief?

05/17/2011

Roy Wayne Townsend and his wife Laurie are still holding out hope their daugher will be found. (credit: CBS 2)

NJ Parents Make Desperate Plea In Effort To Find Missing Daughter

Sarah Townsend, a senior in high school, disappeared without a trace. Now a $10,000 reward is being offered in hopes it will lead to information of her whereabouts.

05/11/2011

Rutgers University students stage sit-in (credit: CBS 2)

Rutgers Students Protest Tuition Rates With Sit-In, Demonstration

Nine students have taken occupancy inside the Old Queens administration building on the New Brunswick. They’re being cheered on by about 20 more students outside.

04/28/2011

NJ Transit

NJ Transit Proposes Train Stops Dangerously Close To Residents’ Yards

Imagine finding out that a train stop could be coming literally to your backyard. It’s happening in one New Jersey town and neighbors said they were not given much notice.

04/27/2011

Monsignor Patrick Brown (left) leaves court with his attorney after being sentenced to five months in prison for tax evasion and alleged misuse of parish funds. (Credit: CBS 2)

NJ Priest Sentenced For Alleged Misuse Of Parish Funds

A New Jersey priest faced a judge in court on Tuesday to learn his punishment after he spent donations from parishioners on fancy vacations, a car and even a boat, prosecutors said.

04/26/2011

Branchburg Car Burglaries

50 Cars Hit During One-Night Burglary Spree In Branchburg, N.J.

One New Jersey town was left rattled after it was hit with the most car burglaries it’s ever seen – 50 in one night. Now, police are left trying to figure out who’s responsible for the burglary spree.

04/22/2011

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