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Nick McGill is a Reporter for Fox59. He joined our team in October of 2016
Nick comes to us after spending two years out west, where he was a reporter with KUSA-TV in Denver. He credits his time there for helping develop his passion for storytelling.
Before that he spent two years at the NBC affiliate in Toledo.
A native of Chicago, Nick is no Stranger to Indiana. He graduated in 2012 from Saint Joseph’s College in Rensselaer, where he studied Mass Communication and Political Science.
When not at work you can usually find Nick out on the golf course or at a brewery or restaurant where he loves trying new local fare.
He’s also an avid bow hunter and is excited to see what Indiana has to offer.
Feel free to drop him a line on Twitter at @NickMcGilltv or at nmcgill@fox59.com


Recent Articles
  • Police say using common sense would prevent many snow-related accidents

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Public safety officials are issuing warnings to Hoosiers about the bad habits that are causing issues for drivers this winter. Not surprisingly, Indiana State Police say one of the biggest culprits involved in many of the crashes and slide-offs seen during and after a winter storm is speeding drivers. According to Sgt. Trent Smith, an ISP public information officer, many issues seen with slide-offs and accidents could be eliminated if people just slowed down. “Just because the speed […]

  • IN Focus: State lawmakers, advocates concerned about CHIP funding

    INDIANAPOLIS – Thousands of Hoosier children from lower income families could potentially lose access to affordable health care. Congress has yet to approve funding for CHIP, or the Children’s Health Insurance Program. CHIP is essentially Medicaid for children and pregnant women. In Indiana, it’s known as “Hoosier Healthwise.” It covers those who make too much to qualify for Medicaid, but not enough to afford individual insurance. Authorization for the program, which currently provides health care for more than 9 million children […]

  • Tow truck companies: fewer interstate accidents, more local slide offs

      INDIANAPOLIS, IN–The mixture of ice, sleet and snow on the roads making it difficult for some drivers Friday. But despite the slick conditions tow truck companies in the Indianapolis area say they experienced a smaller call volume that expected. Multiple companies reported to FOX59/CBS4 that there appeared to be fewer drivers on the roads during the morning commute, particularly on Indy-area highways. Tow truck companies say that dip in volume seemed to give road crews more time, and space […]

  • Public safety officials issue warning ahead of weekend weather

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Public safety officials, including Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett, issued a warning Thursday about upcoming and potentially dangerous weather. Hogsett was joined by members of the National Weather Service, the Indianapolis Department of Public works, and Indianapolis Homeland Security. Parts of central Indiana are either under a Winter Storm Warning or a Winter Weather Advisory from 1 a.m. until 10 p.m. Friday. Rain, sleet, ice and snow are all expected to arrive in the Indianapolis area before and during […]

  • State lawmakers eyeing change to age of consent law

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Two Hoosier lawmakers are making a push to raise the age of consent in Indiana. State Representative Karlee Macer, (D-Indianapolis) and State Senator Frank Mrvan (D-Hammond) both have introduced bills to raise the age of consent to 18. Indiana law currently allows anyone over the age of 16 to consent to a sexual encounter, though makes it a crime for anyone in a position of power (i.e. parents, guardians, teachers, law enforcement officers) to have sex with […]

  • CHIP funding could run out soon for some states

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Thousands of Hoosier children from lower income families could potentially lose access to affordable health care. Congress has yet to approve funding for CHIP, or the Children’s Health Insurance Program. CHIP is essentially Medicaid for children and pregnant women. In Indiana, it’s known as “Hoosier Healthwise.” It covers those who make too much to qualify for Medicaid, but not enough to afford individual insurance. Authorization for the program, which currently provides health care for more than 9 […]

  • State lawmaker files ‘physician-assisted suicide’ bill

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Whether it’s referred to as “physician assisted suicide,” “death with dignity,” or the “right to die,” there’s no escaping the controversy surrounding legislation that would allow those with terminal illnesses to request life-ending medication. Now, State Rep. Matt Pierce (D-Bloomington) is hoping to bring such a piece of legislation to Indiana. During a press conference on Thursday, Pierce announced that he had filed an “end of life option” bill. A second attempt by Pierce, who filed a […]

  • Tow truck calls for service spike due to cold weather

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – The cold weather is translating into big business for tow truck drivers. Companies across the Circle City are reporting they’ve seen calls for service go up dramatically the past two days. At Wheeler Towing, manager Christy Grogan says most of the calls are linked to dead car batteries and drivers stranded on the roadways. “Cars won’t start, accidents, fuel delivery, jump starts, tire changes are a big one, the cold air deflates them a lot faster than […]

  • Warming centers open across Indianapolis

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.–With extreme temperatures expected throughout the week, city officials are hoping to get the word out about all the resources available to keep Hoosiers warm during the winter. Currently, there are more than 20 warming centers operating throughout Indianapolis. City officials have designated 19 Indy Parks locations as warming centers. The Salvation Army has also designated two warming centers in the city. One is located at 4400 N High School road in Eagle Creek, the other, at 1337 Shelby […]

  • Police, hospitals prepare for a cold New Year’s Eve

    INDIANAPOLIS, IN– The final day of 2017 will also be one of its coldest. Local agencies are outlining their plans for New Year’s Eve. More than 50,000 people are expected to flock to downtown Indianapolis for the Downtown Indy Inc. New Year’s Eve celebration. However, due to a projected forecast of extreme temperatures, Downtown Indy Inc. says they will be shortening their New Year’s Eve celebration. The celebration was originally supposed to kick off at 9 p.m. and go until […]