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
  • IMPD raids west side massage parlor following investigation

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – IMPD says they have shut down a prostitution ring that was operating out of a west side massage parlor. An IMPD covert human trafficking unit raided the parlor located at 5550 W. 10th St. Investigators say a tip led to a several week-long investigation. “We’re glad that the community said something and we acted upon that response. We wouldn’t be here without the community,” IMPD Sgt. Chris Wilburn said. Police arrested parlor owner Tusi-Hsueh Wang. Investigators say she […]

  • Western Boone High School student killed in head-on crash was in back seat, wearing seat belt

    LEBANON, Ind. – A student at Western Boone Jr. – Sr. High School died in a head-on crash this morning while traveling with two other students to J. Everitt Light Vocational School. Deputies were dispatched to a two-car crash in the area of County Road 250 West and State Road 32 just after 6 a.m. on Thursday. Western Boone High School student Lance Michael Oldham, 18, was driving a 2007 white Ford Focus to J. Everitt Light Vocational School with two […]

  • City-County Council prepares to review Hogsett’s $14.5 million road repair plan

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Indy’s Department of Public Works announced that road crews have filled more than 17,000 potholes so far this week. On Wednesday night, the city- county council will meet to discuss the multi-million dollar budget needed to finish those repairs. Mayor Joe Hogsett (D) asked for roughly $14 million to pay for the road repairs, in addition to the $88 million already budgeted for infrastructure work in 2018. DPW Director Dan Parker has said that if the city-county […]

  • Pediatricians call for universal depression screening for teens

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – New guidelines released this week by the Academy of American Pediatrics are calling for a universal screening for depression in teens. The AAP is now recommending pediatricians screen all teens 12 years and older for depression and anxiety at least once a year during checkups or other doctor visits. The new guidelines also call for families with a depressed teen to develop a safety plan and to restrict the access to lethal means of harm. “There are […]

  • Looking to get reimbursed for pothole damage to your car? Good luck

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.– If you’ve filed a claim against the City of Indianapolis for pothole damage to your car, the odds of the City paying aren’t good. According to numbers from the City’s Office of Corporation Counsel, nearly 130 people have filed claims in 2018. Of those claims, only one has been paid out. 80 have been denied. It was a similar situation in 2017 when more than 260 claims were filed and just 25 were paid out. The City says […]

  • Behind the Badge: Columbus police officers build community bonds with ‘homework with a cop’

    COLUMBUS, Ind.— On Monday and Tuesday afternoons, a group of Columbus police officers put down their radios and handcuffs and pick up text books and board games. The officers, usually the same three, participate in Columbus Police Department’s “homework with a cop” program. They meet either at the Pence Apartments office, or the Candlelight Village office, and help with homework, play games, and donate their time to the kids of the community. “Sometimes play basketball afterwards, just kind of depends […]

  • Carmel High School students post thousands of positive messages as ‘random act of kindness’

    CARMEL, Ind. – An act of kindness by students at Carmel High School is receiving a big dose of attention. On Wednesday, a group of students posted more than 5,000 positive messages on every locker at the high school. The act stemmed from a challenge issued by the school’s counseling department to come up with ideas for random acts of kindness. Sarah Wolff’s ceramics class came up with the idea for the notes, and was chosen to carry the act out. […]

  • City-County Councilor calling on local, state officials to fix pothole problems

    INDIANAPOLIS,Ind. – A city-county councilor is calling on local and state officials to fix the city’s pothole problem. This is after she says calls to repair the roads in her district have gone unanswered. Councilor Marilyn Pfisterer says she’s been reporting potholes in her district for at least a month but there’s been no action taken to fill them. In a twist of irony, she says she burst one of her tires on a pothole after meeting with the head of […]

  • Harrison Center for the Arts uses music to connect youth to history of Indy

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – The Harrison Center for the Arts is hoping music can help connect city youth with the story of historic Circle City neighborhoods. The center’s program, a musical oriented tour dubbed “Hip-Hoperetta,” highlights historic buildings and landmarks in the Herron Morton and Old Northside neighborhoods, while also showcasing the contributions of the present day city, and African American culture. “We started writing music about the neighborhoods about five years ago. Then Hamilton the musical came out and we […]

  • New rules look to help elderly fraud victims

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Advocates for the elderly are calling new rules designed to help protect the elderly from fraud a “step in the right direction.” Starting Monday, brokers can place temporary holds on accounts of elderly clients who may have been victims of financial exploitation, thanks to new rules by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority. “If we’re finding ways for these different people in different positions to be able to respond when they have legitimate reasonable concerns, that’s wonderful, because we’re […]