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
  • Parents, students look for signs of ‘normalcy’ as classes resume at Noblesville middle school

    NOBLESVILLE, Ind. – Five days after a student shot two people inside a classroom at Noblesville West Middle School, students were back at school. For the remainder of the week, classes will be held on a two-hour delay. Students were welcomed back on Wednesday and greeted by teachers, counselors, therapy dogs, and a slew of positive notes on their lockers. Another addition to the school’s campus was Noblesville police officers, who earlier said they planned on making their presence known […]

  • More than $150,000 in show horse equipment stolen from Henry County Fairgrounds

    NEW CASTLE, Ind. – Nearly $200,000 worth of equipment was stolen from more than a dozen people competing at a charity show horse competition at the Henry County Fairgrounds. Show organizers believe the thefts happened sometime during the early morning hours Monday, after competitors had gone home. “It definitely seems like it was somebody who knew what they were going after because of the items that were taken,” Henry County Saddle Club president Rebecca Baker said. Baker says the “open […]

  • Some Columbus residents face redesign of road with criticism

    COLUMBUS, Ind. – A new road project in Columbus is already facing some criticism from drivers less than three weeks after it was completed. Two weeks ago, a stretch of rocky Ford road from Taylor and Talley roads was redesigned. Prior to the change, the stretch featured two lanes of traffic in each direction. Wednesday, each direction now only features one lane of traffic and an extended bike lane. Turn lanes have also been placed at each intersection. “This is […]

  • First public hearing held outlining plan for Marion Co. needle exchange program

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. —Hoosiers got their first chance to see what a needle exchange program in Marion County on Tuesday during a public hearing. Dr. Virginia Caine, the director of the Marion County Public Health Department, told the committee of City-County councilors that the consequences of not adopting the strategy could be catastrophic. “Unless we curtail this outbreak right now the magnitude of the problem is only going to grow significantly,” she said. In the past year, Caine says hepatitis C […]

  • Raccoons taking over west side woman’s apartment

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Olivia Hamilton says she has had to put up with a family of raccoons shrieking within her apartment’s walls at a nearly non-stop pace for nearly a week. Hamilton lives at the Woods of Oak Crossing apartment complex on Indy’s west side. She says she first started noticing the noises on Monday. “I was like ‘Oh My God what is that,’ I didn’t think of raccoons, I didn’t know what it was,” Hamilton said. Hamilton told FOX59 […]

  • The ‘highs and lows’ of National Police Week

    WASHINGTON D.C.—It has been an emotional first few days at National Police Week. On Sunday, the glow of thousands of candles in the National Mall filled the night sky. Each flame represented the lost lives of law enforcement officers in the line of duty. On Monday the honor guard competition shifted the mood from somber into celebration. By Monday night the mood shifted again, as hundreds, including the parents of slain Southport Police Lt. Aaron Allan, descended upon the National […]

  • President Trump pays special tribute to fallen Southport police officer

    WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump paid tribute to Southport Police Lieutenant Aaron Allan during the 37th Annual National Peace Officers’ Memorial service. During his speech, the President referred to Allan as “special” and assured Allan’s wife and children that they had the support and love of the country. “Allan will live in our hearts forever,” the President said. Allan was one of nearly 200 law enforcement officers honored during this year’s memorial. The ceremony included key speeches from Vice President […]

  • Parents of slain Southport police officer visit national memorial bearing his name

    WASHINGTON – It was an emotional day in Washington D.C. as the father and stepmother of Southport Police Lt. Aaron Allan visited the memorial for fallen officers, which now bears his name. Jim and Sharri Allan spent around 20 minutes at the National Law Enforcement Officer’s Memorial. The two walked hand in hand holding each other for strength. “It’s humbling. It’s not what Aaron would have wanted, but it’s quite a tribute,” Jim said. Aaron name is now one of […]

  • Honor Guard competitions help celebrate law enforcement during police week

    WASHINGTON – National Police Week is a time to honor and remember those who gave the ultimate sacrifice while in the line of duty, but event organizers say it’s also a time to celebrate those who wear the badge. Monday was such a day. More than a dozen Honor Guard and pipe bands competed throughout the day. The teams were judged in a variety of categories including appearance and execution. The smallest of details of each team were critiqued including the […]

  • Thousands gather for candlelight vigil for fallen officers

    WASHINGTON D.C. — Thousands gathered in our nation’s capitol Sunday night to honor the sacrifice of fallen heroes for the 30th annual National Law enforcement Officers Candlelight Vigil. Among those honored was Southport Police Lieutenant Aaron Allan. During the ceremony the Southport Police department received a nod from the Chairman of the National Law Enforcement Memorial fund. John Ashcroft mentioned the department by name as he addressed a pattern of officers who were killed as the result of an ambush, […]