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
  • Indiana relief workers re-deployed to disaster zone for Hurricane Maria help

    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 […]

  • Hoosiers head south to help with Irma relief

    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’s family talks about Bryan, organ donation, 1-year after his death

    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 […]

  • Conner Prairie prepares to unveil new corn maze

    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 marks last chance for public comment on IPS closures

    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 FOX59 Thursday morning. “So we want to make sure, when we do close high schools, that there’s a good transition for […]

  • Indiana rescue task force assists with Texas flood relief

    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 […]

  • Family’s security cameras catch man peeping on teen in Plainfield

    PLAINFIELD, Ind. – A Hendricks County mother says she caught a peeper on camera. Nydia Botero couldn’t believe what she saw when she looked at surveillance cameras from her home on Emery Drive in Plainfield after noticing a ladder had been moved. Botero said the man came into the backyard on Monday around 5:40 a.m. and peeked through the kitchen window and glass patio door. Around that time, her 13-year-old daughter got up for school. The teen retrieved some clothes […]

  • Piloting Virtual Reality into the classroom

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.— It’s an experiment in virtual reality. Indiana’s only tuition free public charter recovery school, Hope Academy, introduced a pilot virtual reality program this school year. “I hope it makes us more attractive. I think it’s exciting. I think it’s a phenomenal way to engage students,” said Linda Gagyi, Principal of Hope Academy. Hope Academy is one of only a handful of recovery high schools across the country. Teachers and staff are trained, not just in a Core 40 […]

  • Hoosiers see many clouds amid solar eclipse in Indiana

    Update: Many Hoosiers dealt with clouds interfering with the visibility of the solar eclipse Monday. Peak totality for central Indiana was at 2:25 p.m. Original story: INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.—The Great American Eclipse will pass over central Indiana Monday afternoon, and thousands are anxious to witness the phenomena. “The hype is that this is the first total eclipse on the continental U.S. soil in 38 years, and it’s the first one in the history of the country to only touch American soil and […]

  • Delphi double murder unsolved, six months later

    DELPHI, Ind.—It has been six months since the murders of two young teens rocked the small community of Delphi, Indiana. Liberty German, 14, and Abigail Williams, 13, were dropped off near the Monon High Bridge on February 13th. But when the teens didn’t make it to the designated pick-up location, a widespread search effort launched to search the woods where the girls were last seen. The following day, the girls’ bodies were found. Investigators released a grainy photograph of the […]