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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.
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Recent Articles
  • IMS officials preparing for all weather possibilities

      INDIANAPOLIS, Ind –Fans at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway may have been enjoying the sunshine on Friday, but come race IMS officials are preparing for a different scenario. IMS president Doug Boles declined to release a specific weather plan for the weekend. Boles said because there are so many scenarios in the way the weather could hit, that he doesn’t want to release a plan that can quickly become outdated. He said each different weather scenario comes with a different […]

  • Kokomo Peace Watch launches ‘The Giving Store’

    KOKOMO, Ind. — A neighborhood watch in Kokomo is looking to take community improvement to the next level. Take a look at the building on 801 W. Jefferson Street and you might think it doesn’t look like much, but for the Peace Watch and its founder Chris Wendt, the storefront is a community jewel. “This isn’t about us making profit. This is about helping the community,” Wendt said. Peace Watch is a neighborhood group that patrols Kokomo streets. One day, […]

  • Development plans near 86th and Keystone draw anger from neighbors

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — A proposed development in Indianapolis’ Nora neighborhood has been rubbing some homeowners the wrong way. Now, a group says it’s hoping to save one of the last pieces of undeveloped land the area has to offer. For north side homeowner Stacey Clark, the section of land at 86th and Haverstick is more than just dirt and trees. The combination of old growth and trails was one of the things that drew her to the neighborhood in the first […]

  • Indianapolis Motor Speedway, IUPUI partner to digitally preserve IMS history

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind — The Indianapolis Motor Speedway and the University Library Center for Digital Scholarship at IUPUI is working to preserve pieces of history from the IMS Museum. Thanks to a new partnership, items from the IMS museum collection of racing memorabilia will be digitally scanned and uploaded into a database. Workers from IUPUI’s University Library and School of Informatics have scanned several items using structured white light scanners. The scanners can capture every aspect of any item with near […]

  • Behind the Badge: Perfect timing leads to a firehouse birth

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind — The reunion that took place on March 2 at Firehouse 17 in Indianapolis was the culmination of two things: perfect timing and a little bit of luck. Last month, Kevin Lloyd and his partner were on their way back from a previous run, heading back to the firehouse to continue their shift. At first they thought nothing of a car that was parked in their parking lot. Turns out Bree and John Saffen were inside that car and […]

  • Behind the Badge: IMPD officer risks life to save another

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Like most police officers, Richard Christian knows that you can never predict how a shift will turn out. Such was the case in March, when the five year veteran got another lesson on the unpredictable nature of the job. “Every day is something different so you just take it how it comes to you,” Christian said. In March, Officer Christian was on patrol on the north side going down 38th St. when he saw car turned sideways in […]

  • Tipton County residents concerned closure of local Marsh would create food desert

    TIPTON, Ind. – County residents and officials in Tipton are expressing concerns over the potential closing of a Marsh grocery store. The store, located at 899 E. Jefferson Street in Tipton, is the county’s only full service grocery store, and its closure would create a food desert throughout the area. “I don’t know what we’re going to do if we lose this store,” customer Maureen Kelly said. Last week, Marsh announced the company filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. The company […]

  • Behind the Badge: ISP detective works to give back, send kids to law enforcement camp

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind—  An Indiana State Police detective is on a mission to affect positive change. Last year, while assisting on a call, detective Josh Graves says he met a young boy named Trayvon. After a quick conversation with the boy, Graves said he walked away feeling inspired. “He was just and incredibly charismatic kid, smart, funny, even just in the five to ten minutes I was talking to him. He just had one of those personalities you would be drawn […]

  • IUPUI scientist developing new “rapid” drug screening process

    INDIANAPOLIS , Ind — A scientist at IUPUI says he’s developing a new method to screen for drugs like Fentanyl or synthetic marijuana. Nick Manicke, an associate professor at the School of Science, says drugs like Fentanyl or synthetic marijuana often don’t show up in hospital urine analysis drug tests, which are more suited to recognize drugs like Heroin or Methamphetamine. Manicke says his method uses cheaper and more sensitive cartridges to test a patient’s blood, and a mass spectrometry […]

  • Behind the Badge: Sheriff’s deputy creates ‘device free’ experience for middle schoolers

    ARCADIA, Ind. — There’s a room that stands out more than the others at Hamilton Heights Middle School. The “Dawg Pound” as it’s called sits in the back of the cafeteria, in what used to be an old storage room. The walls are a shade of burnt orange, and a school mascot is painted on one of them. There’s a surplus of board games, a popcorn machine, a space with two Xbox consoles and another with a 70-inch flat screen […]