Tricia Harte is a reporter for FOX59 News. She joined the news team in October 2016, continuing her work in the Hoosier state.

Before moving to Indy, Tricia worked as a reporter and anchor at the NBC affiliate in South Bend, Indiana for more than three years. While shooting, writing and editing her own work, Tricia won the Indiana Associated Press’s “Best Reporter” award in 2015, and “Outstanding Feature” in 2014.

She graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Notre Dame with degrees in political science and television. During her senior year she started working part time at the NBC affiliate writing web stories and shooting spot news. She started on-air immediately after graduation and loved the opportunity to stay so close to her alma mater to cheer on the Fighting Irish!

Tricia hails from the Garden State and will always be a Jersey Girl at heart. She loves to cook, run and watch crime shows on television. She’s excited to start covering the stories that matter to you in Indianapolis.


Recent Articles
  • Hoosier task force returns after Hurricane Maria deployment

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.—Indiana Task Force One (INTF-1) returned from Puerto Rico early Friday morning, and for some members, it was their third deployment this storm season. “Wow…you know we saw a lot, we did a lot,” said Indianapolis Fire Department Battalion Chief and INTF-1 one member, Tom Neal. Starting at the end of August, INTF-1 deployed to Texas to assist with Hurricane Harvey cleanup, they then re-deployed to Florida after Hurricane Irma, and some were deployed again in the wake of […]

  • “It just sounded like people were behind you, beside you shooting,” Ind. couple recalls Las Vegas shooting

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.—Returning home after tragedy, some Hoosiers flew into the Indianapolis International Airport Monday to escape the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history. “I heard it from my right side,” said Anna Travnicek. Sunday night, Travnicek and her boyfriend, Travis Reed, were sitting about 15 feet left of stage when Jason Aldean performed at the Las Vegas country concert. She remembers seeing smoke but thinking the rapid gunshots were fireworks, not bullets. “I was just immediately scared. I thought […]

  • Little Free Pantries popping up in central Indiana

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.— Many people have heard about Little Free Libraries, the bird house-like cabinets popping up across the country asking people to take, borrow or donate books. But have people heard of Little Free Pantries? A Little Free Pantry is typically a wooden cabinet with unlocked doors, only a few feet in diameter, and stocked with non-perishable food items, toiletries and other donations. They pop up in front of churches, in neighborhoods and even in people’s driveways. Creators say they’re […]

  • New opposition to IndyGo Red Line after council passes left-turn, parking restrictions

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.– Changes are coming to Indianapolis’ north-south traffic flow. Monday night, the City County Council approved two measures restricting parking and left turns on Meridian St. and College Ave. to make room for the proposed Red Line light rail. While some members of the public recently raised concerns about increased traffic the proposals could relocate to residential roads, there’s a new legal argument mounting in opposition to the entire project. “It should’ve been caught by the federal officials for sure,”said Kevin […]

  • Indiana Task Force sends crews to help with Hurricane Maria relief

    PUERTO RICO—Indiana Task Force 1 (IN-TF1) has been deployed to Puerto Rico in the wake of Hurricane Maria. The response team works with local, state and federal agencies to respond to natural and manmade disasters. For some, it’s will their second or third deployment in the past month. IN-TF1 was first sent to Texas to assist with Hurricane Harvey rescue and recovery missions at the end of August. The units were redeployed to Florida and the Florida Keys to help […]

  • Indiana crews head to Florida to help with Hurricane Irma cleanup

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.— Hurricane Irma captured the nation’s attention when she hit. Now, the focus is on recovery. Thousands of Floridians are just starting to return after mass evacuations, and are being welcomed home by power outages, widespread damage and uncertain infrastructure. Local crews from Duke Energy and Indianapolis Power & Light (IPL) deployed to Florida to help with power restoration, as millions of Floridians remain off the grid. Some left on Sunday to Birmingham, Alabama and arrived Tuesday in St. […]

  • Bryan Clauson remembered: One year later, how an organ donation campaign is maintaining his legacy

    FISHERS, Ind.—A tragic crash, a life taken too soon. Now, one year after race car driver Bryan Clauson lost his life on the track his family is talking about how their lives have changed, and their new mission to promote organ donation. From their workshop in Fishers, Tim and Diana Clauson hold back tears, at times, when talking about their son, Bryan. “He was always smiling, always joking,” said Bryan’s mother, Diana Clauson, “always having a good time because he […]

  • Seven-acre corn maze coming to Fishers

    FISHERS, Ind.—Conner Prairie is preparing to unveil its newest fall attraction—a corn maze! With continued popularity of Conner Prairie’s “Headless Horseman” program, organizers wanted to expand activities for guests and patrons who made the trip to the Fishers location. “We looked around and did some research and thought, why not start a corn maze?” said Chris Petrelli, Director of Programs & Education at Conner Prairie, “we have the property, we were growing corn in our backyard overlooking the prairie, and […]

  • Thursday night meeting represents last chance for public comment on proposed IPS changes

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Thursday night is the public’s last chance to weigh in on Indianapolis Public Schools’ proposal to close three high schools and transition other schools in the district. “I think most of the concerns that we are hearing are good concerns,” said Mary Ann Sullivan, president of the IPS Board of School Commissioners in an interview with CBS4 Thursday morning. “So we want to make sure, when we do close high schools, that there’s a good transition for […]

  • Indiana task force members assist with Tropical Storm Harvey rescue efforts

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Members of Indiana’s Task Force One (INTF-1) made it to the disaster zone of Tropical Storm Harvey and are already in action. Overnight Sunday into Monday, INTF-1 personnel assigned to the FEMA Incident Support Team advised several rescue operations throughout the night in the Houston area. According to Capt. Mike Pruitt, public information officer for the task force, there is still “no end in sight.” Other members of INTF-1 are aiding with Haz-Mat support in the wake […]